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  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan, Iraq, BASRAH — The Basrah Governorate Council has announced over $47 million USD worth of water and sewerage projects for 2007. Council member in charge of the sewerage and water system Hamid al Dhalimee said some of the smaller projects-
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar, AMMAN, Jordan — Qatar's booming industry and population growth have forced the government to step up its water desalination and reuse plans. Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashgal) in January 2006 asked prequalified companies to
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan —A set of gates that closed on Christmas Day may offer a glimmer of hope for international water cooperation in a region where water has long been considered a commodity that could draw nations into war. Al Wehdeh (Unity) Dam is still under
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Times — Recent rains increased the amount of water stored in Jordan's dams by some 8.3 million cubic meters. The kingdom's 10 major dams now hold 91.24 million cubic meters of water, about 27. 8 percent of their total
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — After months of multilateral negotiations, mostly held behind closed doors and supported by international organizations and financial backers, the future of the Dead Sea seems to be bright again. Jordan and the World Bank have held a
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Times — The governments of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority are meeting to discuss funding for the proposed Red SeaDead Sea canal feasibility study. Jordan's minister of water and irrigation, Thafer Alem, said the
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, AMMAN, Jordan — The Jordanian government and the World Bank decided not to tender the feasibility study for the Red Sea-Dead Sea conveyor project in 2006. The first new date feasible for the study of the estimated $800 million USD
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan's massive water project to channel water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea is reaching its first reality checks as it begins to raise the money for the $3 billion USD undertaking and commissions the studies on how it should be

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