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  • 21 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation last week unveiled $94 million USD worth of projects to be implemented in the kingdom’s northern Ajloun governorate. The projects include a water treatment plant near Kafranja Dam and a pipeline to
  • 20 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour this week announced the launch of the kingdom’s Red Sea-Dead Sea water conveyance project. The nearly $1.4 billion USD project, which will bring about 100 million cubic meters of desalinated water
  • 1 Aug 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation will float several tenders in the coming days for $79.9 million USD worth of water infrastructure projects across the county. The projects will be financed using a $5 billion USD Gulf Cooperation
  • 15 Jul 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government plans to begin pumping around 130,000 cubic meters of water from the Disi aquifer in the south up to the capital, Amman, as a test for completion of the Disi Water Conveyance Project. "We will start pumping
  • 12 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government this week announced plans to move ahead with the Aqaba Desalinated Water Pipeline project, which will temporarily replace the multi-billion-dollar Red Sea-Dead Sea water conveyance project, according to Minister of
  • 26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Paul Mayom Akec this week announced his country’s plans to develop hydropower and irrigation resources on the Nile River. South Sudan needs to switch from relying on generators
  • 14 Jun 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation this week announced it would allocate some $339 million USD for construction and rehabilitation of water and sanitation infrastructure throughout the country, including pumping stations, pipes,
  • 4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan South Korea last week signed a $29 million USD funding agreement with the Jordanian government for a wastewater treatment plant project in Amman. The agreement was signed by Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation
  • 3 Jun 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report AMMAN Construction Week Online Jordan’s $1.1billon USD water supply project is on track to be finished within the next three months, notes the Oxford Business Group. The Disi Water Conveyance Project is designed to pump 100m cu metres per year from the Disi
  • Israel has increased its water supply to Jordan, even though the lower house of the Jordanian Parliament recently called for ending the 19-year peace treaty between the two countries.
  • Jordan’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources is warning the country about excessive use of groundwater reservoirs.
  • The Millennium Challenge Account-Jordan (MCA-Jordan) announced on March 31 that it would float the first six tenders for the $108 million USD rehabilitation the water network in Zarqa governorate.
  • Israel’s Ministry of the Environment released a statement on February 12 saying it does not support the controversial Red Sea-Dead Sea conduit in the form that the World Bank has proposed.
  • The Saudi Fund for Development and the Jordanian Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation have signed a $132 million USD loan agreement to fund water and sanitation projects in Jordan.

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