30 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — While Israel’s extensive desalination program contributes relief to its water scarcity problems, Palestinians are voicing environmental concerns and calling for an increase in their share of freshw
2 Aug 2012 - 08:06 by Local Press Report
Bangkok (gizmag.com) — Textiles are a resource-heavy business.
21 Jun 2012 - 09:05 by Local Press Report
JERUSALEM (Plant Engineering) — Siemens Drive Technologies Division’s Norwood (Ohio) Motor Manufacturing Plant has been selected by the Mekorot National Water Company to produce vertical frame motors to support one of the
16 Jan 2012 - 17:56 by Local Press Report
TEL AVIV (Jerusalem Post (Israel)) — Israel Chamber of Commerce President Uriel Lynn is appealing to government ministers to take another look at the proposal to create a canal linking the Mediterranean and Dead seas.
12 Dec 2011 - 15:56 by Local Press Report
AMMAN (Jordan Times) — A Jordanian delegation was in Israel last week to discuss results of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project economic feasibility study and environmental and social impact assessment.
28 Nov 2011 - 15:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources is currently conducting a study to assess the amount of groundwater in Qattara Depression, in order to start using the water for agricultural pu
31 Oct 2011 - 21:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — A new desalination plant was inaugurated in October in Egypt’s Matrouh governorate.
18 Oct 2011 - 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The governorate of Matrouh, located in northwestern Egypt, announced the start of construction of the desalination plant in Baghoush.
15 Aug 2011 - 17:39 by Local Press Report
JERUSALEM (Water World) — The Finance Ministry has granted Israeli national water company Mekorot a license for the desalination plant at Ashdod, the country’s fifth such facility.
9 May 2011 - 17:54 by Local Press Report
VIENNA (American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Press Release)) — A joint study by Ben Gurion University researchers and their Palestinian counterparts was awarded the first annual International Journal of River Basin Management award at a water conference in V
13 Dec 2010 - 15:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAMASCUS, SYRIA — T he European Investment Bank (EIB) agreed to finance a $73 million USD development project in northwestern Syria.
The project will improve water supply and wastewater collection
10 Feb 2008 - 23:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — — The Arab World is one of the driest regions in the world, it must double the amount of water it consumes by 2025, according to a seminar held at the Arab Water Council in Cairo.
8 Oct 2007 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
TEL AVIV, Israel (Jerusalem Post (Israel)/Jordan Times) — — Israel's Environment Ministry is denying reports from environmentalists that Israeli beaches have high levels of pollution.
Rani Amir, director of the Environmental Protection Ministry's
6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 by Local Press Report
TEL AVIV, Israel (The Jerusalem Post (Israel)) — — Protesters gathered in Tel Aviv to demonstrate against what they said were too-lax rules governing the discharge of pollutants into the Mediterranean Sea.
The demonstration was held outside
4 Mar 2007 - 21:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ALGIERS, Algeria — — Algeria has set aside 20 percent of its windfall profits from rising petroleum prices to upgrade and expand the nation's infrastructure, particularly in water and power.