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 - 01:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi government has allocated $179 million USD for water and sanitation projects in the kingdom’s northern and eastern regions, Saudi water officials announced on January 12.
15 Jan 2013 - 13:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — The final panel of the day explored the increasing links between water and energy, as each is critical for the other, and both are being demanded in greater quantities by a growing global populat
14 Jan 2013 - 02:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — A consortium of France’s GDF Suez, Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation and Kuwaiti partner Abdullah Hamad Al Sagar & Brothers won the contract for Kuwait’s Al Zour North Independent Water and Power Pr
14 Jan 2013 - 07:23 by Local Press Report
POINT LISAS (Trinidad Express) — The Ministry of Water Resources and Environment has done the necessary homework to prepare for the ten-day period during which the desalination plant at Point Lisas will be shut down, Minister Gang
10 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DOHA, Qatar — The Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) and the Qatari General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) signed a contract on January 7 to build a $500 million USD desalination plant in R
9 Jan 2013 - 09:35 by Local Press Report
SANTIAGO (Renewable Energy Magazine) — Abengoa has been chosen by Cleanairtech Sudamérica S.A., part of the Compañía Minera del Pacífico (CAP) group, to develop a desalinated water pipeline in Chile. The contract, worth more than $
8 Jan 2013 - 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia last week agreed to supply Bahrain with a $448 million USD grant for development projects as part of a larger $2.5 billion USD Saudi pledge, Bahrain News Agency reported.
8 Jan 2013 - 10:45 by Local Press Report
KUWAIT CITY (Arabian Business) — Paris-based GDF Suez said on Tuesday that it has won a contract as part of a consortium to build a major new water and power plant project in Kuwait. It said in a statement that the consorti
7 Jan 2013 - 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Chinese authorities last week unveiled a plan to boost the country’s desalination industry in order to meet growing water demand.
7 Jan 2013 - 09:53 by Local Press Report
SAN DIEGO (Haaretz) — Israel's IDE Technologies will help construct and run a nearly $1 billion desalination plant along the coast of southern California to help alleviate the region's water shortage. The facilit
4 Jan 2013 - 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi government expects to spend $6.4 billion USD on water and sanitation projects in the kingdom this year, according to officials.
4 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies has approved more than $41 million USD for Sonora SI water projects, including the controversial Independencia Pipeline.
3 Jan 2013 - 09:48 by Local Press Report
JEDDAH (Bloomberg ) — Saudi Arabia’s National Water Company has started work on a $133 million USD water storage plant in Jeddah that aims to ensure secure water supplies in the city, the Arab News said, citing NWC.&nbs
2 Jan 2013 - 10:54 by Local Press Report
QURUM (Oman Daily Observer) — Abdullah bin Mohammed al Nuaimi, Director of the Control Department at Public Authority of Electricity and Water (PAEW) said there was a leakage in the water pipeline of diameter 600 mm at the inte
20 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — Israel’s Manufacturers’ Association is calling on the Israel Water Authority to halt a 17.5 percent hike in industrial water rates set to kick in on January 1, 2013.
20 Dec 2012 - 10:41 by Local Press Report
DJIBOUTI CITY (Government of Ethiopia) — The European Union's Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, on Wednesday (December 19th) said the European Union will support Djibouti's project to build a desalination plant. The plant
20 Dec 2012 - 10:12 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (ynetnews.com) — A mission of top Israeli experts travels to Raipur, New Delhi to further advance two nations' collaboration on urban water management. “There is a an almost uncanny fit between India’s needs i
19 Dec 2012 - 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
OMAN, MUSCAT — Oman’s Public Authority for Electricity & Water (PAEW) announced this week that Gulf Petrochemical Services and Trading (GPS) had won a $87.9 million USD contract to construct new water distrib
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.
14 Dec 2012 - 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, CO, BOULDER — The United States Bureau of Reclamation released a new report on December 12 that confirms demand for water in the trans-boundary Colorado River Basin, which includes the United States and Mexico,
11 Dec 2012 - 10:34 by Local Press Report
duBai (Desalination.biz) — The Leighton Group, which has been involved in the construction of three of Australia's large seawater desalination plants, has brought two group companies together in Dubai, UAE, to create a stron
11 Dec 2012 - 10:22 by Local Press Report
HANGZHOU (ConstructionWeekOnline.com) — Modern Water, the water quality technology company, has signed an agreement with Hangzhou Development Center of Water Treatment Technology in Zhejiang Province, China. The new partners
7 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corporation Governor Abdulrahman Al-Ibrahim announced this week that the kingdom plans to invest $4.5 billion USD in desalination and power projects over the next few
6 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH — Saudi Arabia will need some $50 billion USD worth of investment in its power and water sectors over the next few years, according to participants at the Saudi Water and Power Forum (SWPF), held in
6 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, HANGZHOU — The Hangzhou Development Center of Water Treatment Technology (Hangzhou Water) announced this week that it has signed an agreement with UK-based membrane technologies company Modern Water.
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
3 Dec 2012 - 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DOHA, Qatar — Qatar, the largest per-capita greenhouse gas polluter in the world, announced late last week at the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the United Nations Framework Convention
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 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corp.
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
29 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, BANGALORE — The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board announced on November 26 that it had awarded Chennai-based water management company VA Tech Wabag a seven-year, $39 million USD contract to construct,
21 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, ANTOFAGASTA — Chile's mining sector faces obstacles due to water shortages in the northern part of the country and the high cost of energy needed to transport water to higher altitudes, according to a senior min
20 Nov 2012 - 08:58 by Local Press Report
SEVILLE (Abengoa) — Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has begun construction of the Nungua desalinatio
16 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries plan to complete a common water network by 2020, according to officials in the region.
15 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
OMAN, MUSCAT — Saudi-based contractor ACWA Power International, through its Oman-based division ACWA Power Barka, announced this week that it has completed refinancing of more than $190 million USD in debt, usi
14 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — The Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board announced this week that it will begin construction soon on an 8.5-million-liter-per-day sewage treatment plant for Sriperumbudur, a growing
13 Nov 2012 - 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, SANSHA — The city of Sansha, located on Yongxing, a disputed island in the South China Sea, started construction of a desalination unit on November 10.