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  • 13 Dec 2017- 08:02 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Arabian Business A consortium led by Saudi-based ACWA Power has been awarded the Salalah Independent Water Project by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company. The plant will be located in Salalah and will have a capacity to generate 25 million
  • 13 Dec 2017- 08:02 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Times of Israel The Sea of Galilee’s ever-dropping water level is causing rising salinity in the reservoir and harming the quality of the water. Israel’s Water Authority is hard at work on projects to pump out salt water from the lake, in order
  • 7 Dec 2017- 08:36 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The Times of India Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said river connectivity programme can help reduce water crisis in states like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana and Maharashtra. Gadkari stressed the need for river connectivity
  • 4 Dec 2017- 11:36 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI Libya Herald It is reported that water is slowly returning to Tripoli after the Man-Made River authority said that valves on the system had been reopened and the Hasawanah reservoir was refilling. The valves were earlier closed for the second time in
  • 4 Dec 2017- 11:36 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Times Live Desalinated sea water poses a probable health risk to Capetonians, say scientists from the Western Cape's top universities. The city's three marine sewage outfalls, which send more than 36 million litres of effluent a day into
  • 1 Dec 2017- 08:39 by Local Press Report SANA'A BBC News The International Committee of the Red Cross is buying 750,000 litres of diesel fuel to help provide clean water for a million people living in Yemen. Nine cities ran out of clean water this month because a blockade by a Saudi-led
  • 28 Nov 2017- 09:14 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Daily News Egypt In a press conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation, and Electricity Minister Sileshi Bekele told reporters on Saturday, that the GERD has no significant impact on downstream countries. “When Ethiopia says that GERD
  • 27 Nov 2017- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Info Warrenton, VA It is being reported that "lifestyle expert and actor" Meghan Markle is to marry. The "Global Ambassador" for World Vision traveled to Rwanda in 2016 with the NGO to see first-hand the importance of clean water. While visiting a
  • 23 Nov 2017- 08:50 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Times Live Johannesburg Water is working to repair the biggest leak in its history‚ city officials said on Wednesday. Water tanks were deployed to several areas in the north of the city after taps were cut off to avoid reservoirs running dry as
  • 23 Nov 2017- 08:50 by Local Press Report OXFORD BBC News Water companies are using divining rods to find underground pipes despite there being no scientific evidence they work, an Oxford University scientist found. Access Reputational Risk Social Issues Utilities Water Industry Oxford Europe United
  • 17 Nov 2017- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC About 5,000 barrels (210,000 gallons) of oil leaked 16 November from a section of the controversial Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota in the largest of three leaks from the pipeline in the state in the last two years. According to a
  • 14 Nov 2017- 12:13 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Times o Israel Israel has reportedly told Jordan that a joint agreement for the construction of a pipeline transferring water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea will not go ahead until Israel is allowed to reopen its embassy in Amman. Climate
  • 13 Nov 2017- 08:53 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times Bursting pipes. Leaks. Public health scares. America is facing a crisis over its crumbling water infrastructure, and fixing it will be a monumental and expensive task. Two powerful industries, plastic and iron, are locked in a
  • 13 Nov 2017- 08:53 by Local Press Report HARARE Bulawayo24 News Harare City Council has increased water treatment chemical quantities to improve water quality amid residents' complaints of "dirty" water. The local authority's water director, Engineer Hosiah Chisango, attributed
  • 10 Nov 2017- 09:21 by Local Press Report RABAT Xinhuanet News Morocco will set up a new seawater desalination factory in the southern city of Chtouka to meet increasing demand for drinking water, as reported on Thursday. The project, which will serve the southern region on the kingdom, will be