Pollution

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  • 16 Jul 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times — The government and then Jordan Environment Society are joining together in an awareness program to reduce the use of plastics in the country. Plastic bags and bottles take 80 years to decay, and contaminate soil and water during
  • 16 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia — A joint study by the Liberian government and the United Nations has shown critical deficiencies in the country's water resource management since the 15-year civil war ended in 2003. "Prior to the civil war, the Liberian
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda — Heavy rains in eastern Africa have led to an increase in the water level of Lake Victoria, according to local authorities. June and July are usually dry months in most parts of East Africa. However, this year rains have continued to
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel Ha'aretz (Israel) — Israel will increase its desalinated water production by 275 million cubic meters in the next five years. The cabinet voted on the increase, which will bring the country's total annual desalinated water
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — A group of experts have warned against using water from the recently established Al-Salam canal in the Sinai Peninsula. The Scientific Research and Technology Academy conducted a study on the water of the new canal, which was established
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt — A planned sewage network in Kafr Elwan village, in Qaliubiya Governorate north of Cairo, has never been completed, and now public health and houses are endangered by sewage water. For the past months the
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times — A pilot plant is to be built to treat the liquid residue left over from the olive-pressing process. The $711,000 USD plant is being funded by the European Union. It will be built at either the Ikeider holding area or the Jordan
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, Zambia, NDOLA — While Kenya's water and sanitation sectors have undergone reforms over the years, the government has not put sufficient resources into sewerage. Participants attending a forum on water, sanitation and sewerage heard
  • 2 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — For decades Egyptians depended on tap water to fulfill their daily drinking water needs. Provided mainly by public water companies that get water from the Nile River and affiliated canals, tap water has been used by all the social classes
  • 2 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OMAN, MUSCAT — Petroleum Development Oman will build two new water treatment plants in Dahboon and Barbazoom in the Dhofar governorate. The company currently trucks drinking water to the two villages. The new plants will eliminate the need for trucked
  • 2 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia- The Saudi Water & Electricity Company has issued a request for proposals to 10 prequalified groups for the Ras Al Zour independent water and power project (IWPP), officials said. The Water & Electricity Company- the client
  • 2 Jul 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report KIGALI, Rwanda New Times (Rwanda) — The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT) is providing $1.5 million USD to improve water and sanitation to urban areas The funds fall under a three-year memorandum of understanding between Rwanda and
  • 2 Jul 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — Regional mineral water provider Masafi is launching a new four-gallon size mineral water bottle. The bottles, which are 100 percent recyclable, and being marketed as an alternative to
  • 2 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda — Water levels in Rwanda's water bodies have decreased dramatically, according to President Paul Kagame. Deforestation, soil erosion and wetland degradation have significantly reduced water levels, Kagame told a meeting of
  • 2 Jul 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report Uganda, MANAFWA The Monitor (Uganda) — The water flowing from most rivers flowing through Mt. Elgon National Park is contaminated and unfit for consumption, according to a recent ecological report. The report, "Water Quality Analysis from Selected Rivers

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