Water Quality

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  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OMAN, MUSCAT — Government-owned Oman Power & Water Procurement Company is inviting international and local investors' and operators' expressions of interest for the prequalification phase of its Salalah independent water and power project.
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, DOHA, Qatar, JEDDAH — A multinational consortium, made up of Saudi contractor Haji Abdullah Alireza, U.S.-based Aquatech, Italy's W.T.D.S.R.L and Greek Sete Energy signed the $40 million USD desalination services contract for the Hajj
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, HARARE Financial Gazette (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe National Water Authority could record a $249 million USD deficit in 2007 if the government doesn't raise rates for water and sewer services. ZINWA has applied for permission to triple water
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, TEL AVIV, Israel — High fluoride concentrations limit ground water utilization in Kenya's Coast, Eastern and North Eastern Provinces. Within these areas water is saline, and fluoride levels surpass the World Health Organization&#039
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report nairoBi, Kenya The Nation (Kenya) — The government is cracking down on polluters, with new regulations and penalties for businesses that deal with wastewater and sewage. Starting in April, companies that dump waste will pay annual licensing fees. Sewage
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel Jerusalem Post — More air pollution over hilly land in semi-arid regions could lead to less rainfall, a situation that could have serious consequences for waterstarved areas of the Middle East. A study by an Israeli-Chinese research team
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt is asking fellow Nile Basin countries for a deal that gives it a greater share of the river's waters. "We want to reach a deal with the Nile Basin countries to increase our share of the river water, so that we can
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt, CAPE TOWN, South Africa — A contract award is expected soon for water projects in the New Cairo suburb of the capital. Five local companies have been qualified to bid for the plant. At the same time that the water plant is being set up,
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria — Algeria has set aside 20 percent of its windfall profits from rising petroleum prices to upgrade and expand the nation's infrastructure, particularly in water and power. Although the country is sandwiched between two large bodies
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRBIL, Iraq — Iraq's northern regions are bustling with commerce and looking to the future with dozens of water projects planned for this year alone. The local Kurdish governments here have announced 31 projects to build new water plants and extend
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Seventy-five percent of Egypt's drinking water is lost due to the bad condition of water networks, according to a new report. Gross production of drinking water in Egypt is about 20.5 million cubic meters per day, costing some $1.3
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — Bids are in for portions of the Subiya water transmission network project. Kuwaiti contractors Khalid AN alKharafi and Brothers and the Kuwait Controls Company submitted bids for two Subiya contract, according to the Kuwaiti
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by Local Press Report YAOUNDE, Cameroon Cameroon Tribune — The government is launching the $2.4 million USD tender for water and electricity projects in the northwest part of the country. The project will bring potable water and power to residents in Pinyin, Menka and Buchi,
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Increasing levels of groundwater threaten the homes, potable water and sanitation of more than 50,000 residents of Koum Ashfin, a village located 80 kilometers south of Cairo in Qaliubiya governorate. The rise of ground water in the
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by Local Press Report nairoBi, Kenya, PORTLAND, Maine The East African Standard (Kenya) — Cairo-based engineering firm Intech Ltd. has signed a licensing agreement to manufacture and sell five sizes of the Hydro International Grit King Separator in Egypt. "It (Grit King) has

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