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  • 15 Feb 2019- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine A key pumping station providing water for 1.1 million people in Ukraine was again subjected to shelling and shooting this week, the seventh such attack since the start of 2019. The "WASH Cluster", a collaboration of United
  • 13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). At the annual African Union conference hosted
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MASVINGO The Zimbabwe Daily Masvingo City Council is struggling to raise R400 000 to pay a South African consultancy firm for a financial feasibility report that would help it secure loans to upgrade its water supplies to nearly 60 megalitres daily and end
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette Almar Water Solutions, part of Abdul Latif Jameel, has been awarded a contract to develop a desalination plant in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Over $600m will be invested in the project, creating 700 jobs,
  • 28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Sputnik International The Red Sea-Dead Sea water project, a planned 200 km canal which would bring water from the Red Sea to a desalination centre in the Dead Sea port of Aqaba, Jordan, has been under consideration since 2013, but stalled by
  • 25 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has backed plans to increase the use of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in the EU. New legislation sets minimum quality standards and sets out obligation for
  • 25 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Info KYIV, Ukraine German Development Bank KfW is reported to be "ready" to spend $22.7 Million USD to support modernization and development of water supply in the central Ukraine Oblast (region) of Dnipropetrovsk. Local media reported a release from the
  • 25 Jan 2019- 05:58 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Business News Cabinet has approved a $30 million water supply expansion project for the people of Yendi in the Northern Region, expected to be completed within 30 months. The water system would include the construction of a 15,000m3/day (3.3MGD)
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Asia Times China is considering digging two mega canal systems to link the Yangtze River, which runs through central and eastern China, to the Pearl River in southern Guangdong and Guangxi provinces. Shipping, tourism, irrigation, water transfer and
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, Canada A new United Nations report calls into question the advisability of relying on desalination because of the high levels of brine produced. According to a new report from the United Nations University, there are 16,000 desalination plants
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report HARARE Newsdze Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, could run out of water by 2045 as the city's main water reservoir a serious situation threat, said a professor of environmental studies at the University of Zimbabwe Christopher Magadza. With
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:38 by Local Press Report RIYADH Trade Arabia Saudi Arabia's Water & Electricity Company (WEC) has prequalified eight major international engineering groups as supervision consultants for the upcoming desalination projects in the kingdom. The Saudi utility pointed out that
  • 13 Jan 2019- 08:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US water organizations have sent a letter to Congress urging funding for the country's crucial water infrastructure. The January 10 letter from a coalition of 91 national, state and local organizations requests funding
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource management in Balochistan
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:57 by Local Press Report DUBAI MEED Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has invited consultants to submit proposals for the emirate’s first independent water project (IWP). The project will be the first desalination plant that Dubai has tendered under the IWP model.

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