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  1. USAID Funds $42 Million Water Projects in Sinai

    10 Feb 2014- 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government on February 8 announced plans to carry out $42 million USD worth of water projects in North Sinai governorate. “This budget has been allocated by the United States Agency f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2014 - 09:41

  2. Saudi Investors Eye Desal Projects in Egypt

    18 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A delegation of Saudi investors has expressed interest in carrying out desalination projects in Egypt’s coastal cities. During a meeting in Cairo last week with Egyptian Minister of Drinking Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2013 - 07:33

  3. USAID Upgrades Water and Sewage Treatment Plants in Southern Egypt

    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) plans to upgrade 10 drinking water and sewage treatment plants in Egypt’s southern Sohag governorate, Egyptian officials said on March 5. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2013 - 09:45

  4. Egypt Increases Security at Aswan High Dam

    With protests continuing in Egypt against President Mohamed Morsi, the government on January 28 took steps to increase security at the Aswan High Dam to protect construction efforts. The facility is now fully under the control of Egypt’s Armed Forces, acc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2013 - 10:10

  5. Egypt Allocates $1.2 Billion for Drinking Water, Sanitation in 2013-2014

    Egypt’s National Authority for Drinking Water and Sanitation (NADWS) will invest $1.2 billion USD in national projects during the 2013-2014 financial year, said Ashraf Kassab, head of the Central Department of Planning at NADWS. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  6. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain Fund $150 Million USD Egypt Desal Plant

    Egypt’s Suez governorate this week revealed plans to build a new $150 million USD desalination plant. The 60,000 cubic meter per day capacity plant will be financed and implemented by Saudi and Bahraini investors, according to governorate officials. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/05/2012 - 11:38

  7. Egypt Builds $29 Million USD Solar Desal Plant

    Egypt’s Ministry of Scientific Research on April 24 unveiled a $29 million USD project to build a solar-powered desalination plant in the northwestern city of Borg Al Arab. The plant will produce 250 cubic meters of water per day and generate 1 megawatt o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:21

  8. Sinai Region Unveils $41.1 Million USD Drinking Water Projects

    16 Apr 2012- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s North and South Sinai governorates revealed plans last week to build $41.1 million USD worth of new drinking water projects to meet increasing demand for water on the semi-arid peninsula. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:22

  9. Egypt’s Red Sea Governorate Upgrades Desalination Plants

    30 Jan 2012- 20:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Red Sea governorate announced a plan to upgrade its desalination facilities and build new plants during the coming couple of years. It needs to increase its desalination capacity “in order ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:31

  10. Egypt Cuts Budget for Water, Sanitation Maintenance

    17 Jan 2012- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation said it would cut the budget for water and sanitation facilities maintenance by 40 percent because of financial difficulties that have per ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:32

  11. USAID Funds Desalination Plant in North Sinai

    16 Jan 2012- 17:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s North Sinai governorate inaugurated a new desalination plant in al Maswatiya district, the third to be built in the governorate by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:32

  12. USAID-Funded Desalination Plant Inaugurated in North Sinai

    8 Nov 2011- 12:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s North Sinai governorate has inaugurated Al Monbatah desalination plant, located in the city of Al Hasna. The $1.2 million USD plant, which has a capacity of 200 cubic meters per second, is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:38

  13. Matrouh Starts Building Egypt’s Largest Desalination Plant

    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. Considered the biggest desalination plant to be built in Egypt ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 17:56

  14. South Sinai Completes Drinking Water Pipeline

    10 Oct 2011- 17:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Nile water reached the governorate of South Sinai, in northeastern Egypt, for the first time in its history. The governorate early this month completed the drinking water pipeline supplying water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:42

  15. Ismailia Completes Four Drinking Water and Sanitation Projects

    19 Sep 2011- 17:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has completed construction of four drinking water and sanitation projects in the governorate of Ismailia, 120 kilometers northeast of Cairo. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:44