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  • 19 Aug 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report JEDDAH MENAFN.com Environmental pollution on the Red Sea shore has caused the loss of up to 70 percent of its fishing wealth, said an official for fishing affairs in Saudi Arabia. Despite government efforts, fish stock has depleted. "Fish production in
  • Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has set a target of increasing desalinated water production by 2 million cubic meter by the end of this year, according to SWCC head Abdel-Rahman al Ibrahim.
  • 12 Dec 2011- 15:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s National Water Co. (NWC) plans to spend $66.4 billion USD on water and wastewater projects over the next eight years, as water consumption grows faster than the kingdom’s burgeoning population, a crisis that threatens
  • 27 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA Saudi Gazette Jeddah will set up new "mega-tanks" for water storage at four locations across the city, according to National Water Company (NWC) CEO Luay Al-Musallam. The tanks will be used to provide water to residents in case
  • 6 Oct 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH The Jeddah Municipality plans to start a $25.3 million USD project immediately after the Eid holidays (end of the first week of October 2008) to reduce the quantity of water in the sewage lake. "It will also address the risks as
  • 4 Aug 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Jeddah residents have resorted to water storage at home, and this has raised concerns over potential health risks. Many residents, especially those who live in downtown Jeddah, store water in an unhygienic manner. Water is simply
  • 17 Dec 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — Zamil Industrial Investment Company has signed an $11.3 million USD, 22-year agreement with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) for the complete outsourcing of process and comfort cooling and
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — The World Bank already is starting to slip behind its own deadlines in launching a $15.5 million USD feasibility study of the proposed Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project. Before the first shovel of dirt is turned, the project to build a