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  1. Nubian Aquifer Radiation Levels Pose Health Risk

    7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Saha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2019 - 07:29

  2. Red Sea – Dead Sea Transfer Project On Again?

    3 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Jerusalem, Israel A funding proposal for the long-delayed multi-Billion USD project for a canal linking the Red Sea and Dead Sea is set to come to a vote in Israel’s Cabinet soon. Israel’s Hadashot TV news bull ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2019 - 08:14

  3. EBRD, EU To Support Expansion Of Jordan Wastewater Treatment Plant

    3 Jan 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) have announced a joint effort to fund the expansion of the As Samra wastewater treatment plant in J ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/03/2019 - 08:28

  4. Jordan Requests Increased Water Supply From Israel

    22 Nov 2018- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan A delegation from Jordan visited the Sea of Galilee, also known as Lake Kinneret, November 19 to request an increase in the amount of water Israel allocates to Jordan. Drought, and pressure on water resou ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/22/2018 - 11:48

  5. Jordan Authorities Continue Crackdown On Amman Water Theft

    18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of the continuing crackdown ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/19/2018 - 11:24

  6. Germany Supports Jordan Water Sector

    11 Sep 2018- 11:54 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Jordan Times The Jordanian and German governments on September 10 signed three financing agreements to support the water and education sectors in the Kingdom worth 115 million euros split between a new 20 ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2018 - 11:54

  7. US Grants Jordan $166 Million USD For Water Network Improvement

    15 Aug 2018- 05:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan The US and Jordan have signed grant agreements totaling $166 Million USD to rehabilitate Amman’s water resources and to install smart meters. The grants, announced August 8, support Jordans’ 2016-2015 wat ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/15/2018 - 08:26

  8. Jordan Authorities Seize Illegal Water Drilling Rigs

    4 Aug 2018- 06:55 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Jordan Times Authorities on Thursday seized and confiscated two drilling rigs in Mafraq and Ajloun governorates, according to a government official, who said that those involved in the illegal drilling of ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2018 - 06:55

  9. UNICEF: Attacks On Yemen Water Systems "Deplorable"

    27 Jul 2018- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan UNICEF has called repeated attacks on water systems in Yemen "deplorable". Geert Cappelaere, the agency's regional director for the Middle East and North Africa said in a July 24 s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2018 - 10:55

  10. 15 Projects Worth Almost $1 Billion USD To Be Invested In Jordan By European Investment Bank

    11 Jul 2018- 12:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan European Investment Bank (EIB) president Dario Scannapieco announced at the July 2 opening of the eighteenth annual EIB conference in Amman, Jordan that the EIB is preparing to finance 15 projects in Jord ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/11/2018 - 13:33

  11. Jordan Water Authority Meets UK Delegation re: Dam Project

    11 Jun 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Jordan Times Secretary General of the Jordan Water Authority Eyad Dhayyat on Saturday met with a British government delegation to discuss water issues in Jordan, the ongoing project of the Kofranja dam an ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2018 - 08:45

  12. Syrian Refugees: Additional Water For Jordan's Northern Provinces During Ramadan

    20 May 2018- 07:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan's northern governorates, where water demand has increased by 40 per cent over the past seven years, are set to receive additional water to ease an expected surge in demand during the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  13. EBRD Recognizes Morocco for Agricultural Sustainability

    14 May 2018- 14:19 by Local Press Report AMMAN Medafrica Morocco received the 2018 sustainability award of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for its project to protect the irrigated plain of Saiss. The project, funded by the EBRD ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2018 - 14:19

  14. EBRD Offers $1 Billion USD to Finance Jordan Infrastructure Projects

    14 May 2018- 11:00 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Jordan Times Jordan and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Thursday signed a 2.8 billion euros memorandum of understanding (MoU) that governs the bank's participation in J ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2018 - 11:00

  15. Syrian Refugee Crisis: Jordan Calls For NGO Assistance

    8 May 2018- 11:49 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan News Agency Minister of Water and Irrigation, Ali Ghezawi, said Jordan bears great burdens due to the Syrian refugees crisis that raised the demand on water, especially in the north regions, and the Kin ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2018 - 11:49

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