Pollution

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  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel, ANGOLA, LUANDA Angola Press Agency-Anew Jordanian-Syrian dam could cut off the Jordan River's flow, an environmental group has warned. Friends of the Earth-Middle East said the "Unity Dam" project will cause the river's
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt, KAMPALA, Uganda — Two villagers have died and more than 200 fell sick from drinking sewage-contaminated water in the Egyptian governorate of Daqahliya, 120 kilometers north of Cairo. Health officials said that the victims were suffering
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sierra Leone, KABALA — A $4 million USD loan to the Sierre Leone government from the Arab Bank for Economic Development will rehabilitate the water system for this remote township. When completed, it will be the first pipe-borne water to be provided in
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt —Africa's water crisis could be hitting new problems soon, as Egypt and Ethiopia say the Nile Treaty is defunct. Based on historical agreements, in which all riparian states have agreed to a certain split of Nile water resources, East
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report BUJUMBURA, Burundi UN Integrated Regional- Belgium has given Burundi a grant of some $12.6 million USD to support rural water supply, education and road construction projects. At least $2.5 million USD of the grant will go toward increasing water supply in
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Herald- Ethiopia's Water Resources Ministry has drafted a law that would establish a centralized authority to manage the country's water basins. The new council would administer Abay, Aysha, Awash, Baro Akobo
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON (OOSKAnews)- Expect the Qataris to be back. Although the Qatar Investment Authority's consortium lost in its bid to acquire Thames Water, the tiny Middle Eastern emirate still has the money and the will to buy other public water and sewer
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE- Harare is facing a critical shortage of water after the sole supplier of purifying chemical, Zimbabwe Phosphate Industries Limited recently cut supplies to the embattled city council amid reports that the local authority and the
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sierra Leone, GRAFTON- The firstever borehole drilling for water in Sierra Leone has been carried out in this rural settlement about 15 miles east of the capital. Hundreds of villagers stood in a pouring rain for three hours to watch the drilling rig
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, KENDALA- A nonprofit organization has been providing drinking water to villagers in Iraq, using technology originally developed for the U.S. space program. Concern for Kids, based in Lawrenceville, Georgia, in the United States, has been operating
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, MONTREAL- The water treatment group of Groupe Laperriere & Verreault Inc. (GL&V) received a $16.1 million (USD) contract to provide seawater intake screening systems for a large water and power project in Ras Laffan, Qatar, the company
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, RAS AL KHAIMAH Al Khaleej (Arabic)- The overflowing of sewage water from the sewage sluice located between, Hind Elementary School and the Ship Roundabout is creating a host of negative environmental problems and posing a serious health
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UNITED NATIONS- The UN children's organization UNICEF has published a report on West Africa, presenting a very gloomy picture for the total region. In its drinking water and sanitation report, the agency said West Africa has the lowest coverage

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