United Arab Emirates
9 Apr 2013 - 09:40 by Local Press Report
SANA'A (The Gulf Today) — Undersecretary of Abyan Governorate in the South of Yemen, Ali Saleh Jubran, has reviewed work progress on the $120 million USD Hassan Dam funded by the UAE. Jubran urged the director of the C
1 Apr 2013 - 08:20 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (ZeeNEWS.com) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has completed 64 water projects being carried out in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in the northwest and southern region at a cost of about $5.80 million USD.
21 Mar 2013 - 08:30 by Local Press Report
duBai (Zawya) — His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, The Minister of Environment and Water, in his office in Dubai, Mr.
1 Feb 2013 - 08:50 by Local Press Report
HARARE (Manica Post) — Agricultural Minister Dr Joseph Made has implored the nation to quickly adopt cheap irrigation technologies in response to climate variations and changes spurring droughts that has rendered 80 perc
Oman Hosts First Arab Integrated Water Resources Management Network in Arid and Semi-arid Areas Meeting
28 Jan 2013 - 08:57 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Kuwait News Agency) — Oman hosted the first meeting of the Arab Integrated Water Resources Management Network in Arid and Semi-arid Areas, organized by the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, in coo
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.
6 Dec 2012 - 10:12 by Local Press Report
DOHA (Bloomberg Businessweek) — Ecuador plans to propose a levy on every barrel of oil sold by OPEC members to help fund projects that cut greenhouse gases and protect against the effects of climate change. The proposal will
20 Jun 2012 - 08:30 by Local Press Report
ERBIL (Rudaw) — The Ministry of Municipalities and Tourism demanded the revocation of a contract it signed three years ago with a company from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide water meters for homes in
11 May 2012 - 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $25.8 million USD contract to build a potable water pipeline in Dubai, company officials announced on May 7.
11 Jan 2011 - 09:39 by Local Press Report
6 Dec 2010 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
UAE, ABU DHABI (The National (United Arab Emirates)) — The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) last week signed an agreement to provide 100,000 refugees displaced by the floods in Pakistan with long-term water supplies. Under the agreement, the RCA
17 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
YEREVAN, Armenia (ArmeniaNow.com) — Environmentalists in Armenia criticized Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan 's proposal to export freshwater from Armenia to the United Arab Emirates. In a presentation to a UAE
15 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — T he Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) is contemplating constructing a reverse osmosis water treatment plant in the emirate of Fujairah.
15 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (The National (United Arab Emirates)) — The UAE's water reserves are in "big danger" of being depleted, and solutions must be found quickly to address the situation, according to Khalid bin Zayed, the Federal National Council member who c
15 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
FUJAIRAH (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — Two bottled water companies in Fujairah have been warned over failure to meet health requirements set by Fujairah Municipality. The warning was issued after the Public Health Section
10 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
YEREVAN, Armenia (News.am (Armenia)) — Armenia and the United Arab Emirates could cooperate on export of drinking water, among other fields, according to Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan. Speaking at an Armenia- UAE
8 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (WAM(United Arab Emirates)) — UAE Ambassador to Syria Salim Issa Al-Qattam AlZa 'abi and Syrian Irrigation Minister George Malaki Sawmi discussed cooperation on irrigation and water resources during a meeting in Damascus last we
25 Oct 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — Construction has started on Abu Dhabi's first water reservoir, located in the Liwa desert. The underground reservoir is expected to be completed in two and a half years.
18 Oct 2010 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — Authorities in Abu Dhabi are considering several options, including aquifer recharge and creation of strategic underground reserves, to increase the emirate's back-up water supplies.
23 Aug 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
duBai (Gulf News (Qatar)) — Rami Ghandour, executive director of UAE-based Metito, said that Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries must work more on the demand side to deal with water shortages. "There is building taking
26 Jul 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
duBai, UAE (WAM(United Arab Emirates)) — The UAE Federal Authority of Electricity and Water (FEWA) won the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at the 2010 Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) International User Conference in
30 Jun 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
Uzbekistan, ABU DHABI (Emirates News Agency) — The UAE's Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has contracted with a local company to provide drinking water for seven refugee camps on the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan border. Under the contract, the Uzbek
28 Jun 2010 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — UAE Foreign Minister Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan called for greater cooperation among Arab nations and Pacific Island states on shared problems like food shortages, water scarcity
28 Jun 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
duBai, UAE (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — Dubai plans to build a $1.4 million USD stormwater pumping station on Emirates Road to prevent flooding during heavy rains, according to the head of Dubai Municipality 's Rain Committee, Abdul Majee
17 May 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
OMAN, MUSCAT (International Desalination & Water Reuse) — German supplier H. Butting GmbH & Co. is providing the pipework for the Fujairah 2 independent water and power project (IWPP) in Qidfa. The project's main contractor, Veolia Water Solutions &
3 May 2010 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
RAS AL KHAIMAH (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — A new $2 million USD water recycling and treatment plant in Al Ghail Industrial Park in Ras Al Khaimah will process up to 2,000 cubic meters of water per day, which will be filtered for use in irrig
26 Apr 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TOKYO, Japan — T he United Arab Emirates is second behind Saudi Arabia in installed desalination capacity, according to a new report by Japanese financial holding company Nomura Holdings.
26 Apr 2010 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
UAE, ABU DHABI (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — The Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs signed a $199 million USD contract with Aldar Properties to build infrastructure for the Shiebat Al Watah residential development inAlAin.
5 Apr 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — Abu Dhabi will see its water demand double in 20 years, according to findings presented by the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC) last week.
ADWEC Planning and Studies Director
5 Apr 2010 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
duBai, KUWAIT (AMEInfo) — Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) said it arranged a $215 million USD multi-purpose financing deal for Kuwaitbased construction group Kharafi National. Kharafi National is a conglomerate with diversified
29 Mar 2010 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — Receding groundwater levels and growing dependence on desalinated water are serious concerns for the United Arab Emirates, according to Abdulla Ahmed Al Mandoos, Executive Director of the National C
15 Mar 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
duBai, Untied Arab Emirates — Anew law that would centralize control of management of the country's water supply under the federal government is currently under review, the Ministry of Environment and Water announced.
1 Mar 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
duBai, united arab emirates — A uthorities in Dubai extended the deadline for the proposed Hassyan Independent Water and Power Plant (IWPP) project by two weeks.
22 Feb 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
duBai, united arab emirates — I he Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) this month announced a budget of $1.7 billion USD to be spent on construction and completion of water and
15 Feb 2010 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
duBai, UAE (Emirates Business 24/7) — Water infrastructure firm Septech Emirates is looking at a clean water initiatives in the region, and expects to announce details by the end of the month, according to Septech Emirates Chief Strateg
8 Feb 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — UAE Minister of Water and Environment Dr. Rashid Bin Fahad said on February 1 that increased water conservation is necessary due to the relationship between water and electricity in the country.
8 Feb 2010 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
duBai (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — The United Arab Emirates plays a key role in wetlands conservation, according to participants at a World Wetlands Day seminar in Dubai. At the seminar, "Caring for wetlands - and answer to
1 Feb 2010 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
duBai, UAE (TradeArabia News Service) — Emirates Central Cooling (Empower) announced plans to expand to meet rising demand for district cooling in the region. The expansion plan includes bidding for more projects that
18 Jan 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — The UAE will develop a federal strategy to improve provision of water supplies that lowers consumption rates, according to Minister of Environment and Water Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad.