8 May 2013 - 09:17 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Electric Light & Power) — Held in co-operation with the Public Authority of Electricity and Water (PAEW), the third annual Oman Power and Water Summit organised along with IQPC Middle East and GEC, attracted over 70 local
2 May 2013 - 08:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — A joint Arab-Israeli study is investigating the effects of pharmaceutical residues in Israel’s water.
29 Apr 2013 - 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi government has signed 32 contracts, worth a total of $220 million USD, for water and sanitation projects across the country this year.
9 Apr 2013 - 09:28 by Local Press Report
8 Apr 2013 - 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Singapore’s Hyflux Ltd announced on April 4 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hyflux Investment Consultancy and Management Service, had signed two agreements to collaborate on water and environment
28 Feb 2013 - 09:21 by Local Press Report
JERUSALEM (The Jerusalem Post) — A group of Israeli and Palestinian environmental scholars have started on a joint effort to test the area’s water supply for potentially health-altering endocrine-disrupting chemicals. At thei
26 Feb 2013 - 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
YEMEN, SANA’A — The UK government will extend $106 million USD to Yemen over the next two years for life-saving assistance to one million people.
15 Feb 2013 - 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
OMAN, MUSCAT — The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company announced this week that it has signed the water purchase agreement for the Al Ghubrah Independent Water Project.
14 Feb 2013 - 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, CA, PASADENA — Large parts of the Middle East region have seen a rapid decline in freshwater reserves over the last decade, according to a new study to be published on February 15 in the journal Water Resources R
14 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel’s Ministry of the Environment released a statement on February 12 saying it does not support the controversial Red Sea-Dead Sea conduit in the form that the World Bank has proposed.
13 Feb 2013 - 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — UK-based membrane technologies company Modern Water announced this week that it has raised some $15.5 million USD to expand the company’s presence in China and the Middle East.
7 Feb 2013 - 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DOHA, Qatar — Qatar’s water and electricity consumption increased by 9 percent and 13 percent, respectively, in 2012, according to new government statistics released this week.
4 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Cross-border water-sharing, wastewater reuse and renewable energy-powered desalination were among the issues discussed duringthe Second Arab Water Week, which took place in the Jordanian capital
25 Jan 2013 - 10:20 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (SZ&W Group (Press Release)) — Power utilities over the world are at the transition phase and at the strategic crossroad. Customers are looking for more reliable energy supply and depend on high electricity-intensive.
21 Jan 2013 - 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — Water technology manufacturer Xylem Inc, which celebrated its first birthday barely a year ago after being spun off from ITT, announced expansion plans for the Middle East region last week at the I
17 Jan 2013 - 09:38 by Local Press Report
BARCELONA (Union of the Mediterranean ) — The UfM labelled project “Overcoming Governance challenges to the mobilization of financing for the Mediterranean water sector”, promoted by the Global Water Partnership Mediterranean (GWP-Med) a
16 Jan 2013 - 02:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — Xylem, which celebrated its first birthday barely a year ago after being spun off from ITT, unveiled an innovative pump design, called the Flygt Experior, during the International Water Summit in A
16 Jan 2013 - 01:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — A consortium of Singapore water services company Hyflux and Japan’s Hitachi has signed a water purchase agreement to deliver desalinated water to the Dahej Special Economic Zone in Gujarat, India,
16 Jan 2013 - 03:26 by Local Press Report
TEL AVIV (Ha'aretz (Israel)) — After almost a decade of arguments over the feasibility of a proposed canal between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, the World Bank released a series of reports over the weekend that declare the pro
10 Jan 2013 - 10:35 by Local Press Report
Geneva (Gulf Business) — Severe income disparity is regarded as the most likely risk in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2013 repor
2 Jan 2013 - 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — UAE-based Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has teamed up with the National Research Foundation (NSF) to find and monitor fog that might offer a new freshwater source.
2 Jan 2013 - 09:51 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (Water World) — The Coca-Cola Company will discuss global and regional methods of water footprint reduction during the International Water Summit (IWS) taking place in Abu Dhabi from 15-17 January 2013. Coca-
21 Dec 2012 - 10:13 by Local Press Report
17 Dec 2012 - 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — The Iraq Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works last week announced plans to carry out 95 municipal projects -- primarily in the water, sewage and urban planning sectors -- with a budget of $1
14 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi government has set a target of producing 58 percent of the Middle East’s nuclear energy by 2032.
10 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WARRENTON, VA — The inaugural International Water Summit (IWS) has partnered with OOSKAnews, Inc., as the official publisher for the event to be held in Abu Dhabi in January 2013.
10 Dec 2012 - 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — The Jordanian government announced last week that it was putting the expensive and controversial Red-Dead Sea Canal Project on hold due to financial problems.
5 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LISBON, Portugal — Despite the deepening economic problems in Europe, companies there are moving ahead with water technologies that hold promise for delivering efficiency in water-stressed regions.
5 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — Technologies like drip irrigation, solar-powered desalination and wastewater reuse “can play an important role in mitigating water scarcity" in the Middle East and North Africa, “albeit in some cou
5 Dec 2012 - 10:59 by Local Press Report
DOHA (Bradenton Herald) — The Middle East and North Africa will be especially hard hit by climate change in the coming decades, the World Bank said in a report Wednesday, saying the region will see less rainfall, more rec
3 Dec 2012 - 10:30 by Local Press Report
KUWAIT CITY (Pollution Solutions) — Modern Water plc (USA), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, signed a Cooperation and Agency Agreement with Kazema Global Hol
30 Nov 2012 - 10:54 by Local Press Report
DOHA (Prensa Latina) — Water supply in the countries of Africa and the Middle East could be halved by 2050 due to the population increase, according to a report released at the 18th Conference of the Parties (COP18) to
12 Nov 2012 - 09:14 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (4-traders) — Sumitomo Corporation, in conjunction with Malakoff Corporation Berhad and Cadagua, S.A., has been awarded as Successful Bidder from the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP), a state-owne
6 Nov 2012 - 09:08 by Local Press Report
AMSTERDAM (Royal HaskoningDHV) — Royal HaskoningDHV is going to produce a master plan for the Lower Jordan, the historical river between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea.
29 Oct 2012 - 07:40 by Local Press Report
JERUSALEM (Concord Monitor) — The Dead Sea is shrinking at a record rate, prompting calls for Israel and Jordan to stop fertilizer makers from siphoning so much of the water whose restorative powers have attracted visitors si
25 Oct 2012 - 09:37 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Straits Times) — Desalination technology developed by the National University of Singapore (NUS) has drawn interest from large desalination plant operators in the Middle East and China. The university on Wed