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  1. Cyprus, Qatar to Sign Deals on Desal, Water Management

    28 Jan 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report NICOSIA ANSAmed Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is in Qatar today on an official visit until tomorrow to sign bilateral agreements in the areas of education, energy, desalination and water management as well as ...

    Local Press Report - 01/28/2014 - 10:01

  2. Qatar to Invest $2.7 Billion for Doha Wastewater Projects

    28 Jan 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Qatar plans to invest $2.7 billion USD for wastewater treatment projects in the capital, Doha, a source in the Qatari Public Works Authority said last week. “The projects will be aimed at upgrading ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2014 - 10:01

  3. Qatar Launches New Projects to Boost Water Reserves

    22 Jan 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report DOHA Gulf Times Projects with a total value of QR3.2bn, intended to boost Qatar’s water reserves by as much as 126% to achieve a  capacity of 561mn gallons (MIG), were launched yesterday by HE the Prime Minister an ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2014 - 10:16

  4. Qatar's Cabinet Approves Draft Law on Water Security

    16 Jan 2014- 09:57 by Local Press Report DOHA Gulf Times The weekly Cabinet meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, yesterday approved the draft law on water security. The draft law was prepared to achiev ...

    Local Press Report - 01/16/2014 - 10:07

  5. Qater’s Kahramaa, QEWC Close $500 Million Water Supply Deal

    8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Qatar’s General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) and the Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC) reached financial close late last month on a 25-year, $500 million USD water supply ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2014 - 10:03

  6. Sixty-Nine Countries Facing Extreme Competition for Water: WRI

    18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new study by Washington, DC-based research group the World Resources Institute (WRI) found that 69 of countries around the world are facing extreme competition for water resourc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2013 - 10:20

  7. Egyptian Contracting Company Wins $87 Million Pipeline Contract in Oman

    6 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) has won an $87 million USD water pipeline project in Oman. The company will build a 50-kilometer pipeline to transport water from Wadi Diqa Dam in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2013 - 10:04

  8. Qatar Electricity and Water Company Gets $450 Million for Ras Abu Funtas Desal Plant

    28 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar The Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) has signed a $450 million USD financing agreement with a consortium of four local banks for the $500 million USD Ras Abu Fontas Desalination Plant. QE ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/28/2013 - 10:02

  9. Qatar Invests in Solar Energy to Meet Electricity, Water Demand

    17 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar The Qatari government this week announced plans to increase solar energy production to meet increasing demand for electricity and water. “Qatar has solar energy potential that equals 1.5 million ba ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2013 - 10:18

  10. Pakistan Generates $87 Million for Neelum-Jhelum Project Through Term Finance Certificates

    8 Oct 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) announced last week that it has generated $87 million USD for the Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project by issuing term finance certificates. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2013 - 10:00

  11. Common GCC Water Network Will Cost $10.5 Billion: Bahraini Minister

    2 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain The common water network that Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are planning to construct will cost some $10.5 billion USD, according to Bahraini Minister of Electricity and Water Abdel-M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2013 - 10:02

  12. Qatar to Invest $125 Billion in Water, Energy Sectors

    30 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar The Qatari government will invest $125 billion USD in water and power sectors in the next five years, according to a new report by engineering and construction firm Drake & Scull International. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2013 - 09:02

  13. Japan, Qatar to Cooperate on Desalination, Wastewater Treatment Projects

    6 Sep 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar The Qatari and Japanese governments agreed last week to expand cooperation in infrastructure and development projects, including desalination and wastewater treatment facilities. The announcement ca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2013 - 10:32

  14. Sudan Floods Kill Dozens: UN

    15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Extensive flooding in Sudan this week has affected more than 150,000 people and killed dozens, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). More t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2013 - 10:03

  15. Qatar Announces $474 Million Sanitation Project

    9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal) last week announced a planned $474 million USD sanitation project in the northern area of the capital, Doha. The project involves designing and building a ma ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2013 - 10:02