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  • 27 Jun 2016- 10:45 by Local Press Report AMMAN Ynet News Due to new earthen work dams being constructed to give farmers in the north access to water, flow rates in the Jordan River have decreased significantly. Flow rates are also affected by lack of a pipe to enable water to run under one of the
  • 12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan this week signed a technical cooperation agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to carry out studies for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. Under the
  • 21 Apr 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation has extended the deadline for prequalification proposals for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The new deadline for bids for the build, operate and transfer contract
  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Water Ministry on December 19th signed the engineering services agreement for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The $4.6 million USD contract is being funded by a grant from the French government, a
  • 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.
  • 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 heads of Jordan and Israel’s Water authorities will meet in Tel Aviv on September 12 over allegations that Israel is illegally pumping water from the Jordan River to irrigate Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
  • 14 Dec 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times The status of the shrinking Dead Sea is made worse by diversion of water in the Jordan River and construction of dams on tributaries of the Yarmouk River and other streams feeding the salt sea, according to World Bank consultant Abdullah