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  • 1 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar A family living in the Old Airport area of the Qatari capital, Doha, was recently handed a $2,700 USD fine after inspectors found water flowing from their home onto the street. The well-publicized case was one of the instances that marked the
  • 9 Nov 2008- 19:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Q atari authorities are working on a project that would allow the use of treated water for construction activities being carried out across the country. The country's Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is working out the mechanism for a
  • 2 Nov 2008- 19:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Production of potable water in Qatar would increase to 325 million gallons a day by the year 2011, according to a statement last week by the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa). By the end of the year 2008, the country&
  • 26 Oct 2008- 20:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar G DF Suez Energy Services and Suez Environnement along with Qatari Diar and Barwa have signed a shareholders agreement to set up a multi-utility company in Qatar. The Qatari companies will have a 51 percent, and GDF-Suez a 49 percent stake.
  • 18 Aug 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan [arubeni Corporation of Japan has won the contract to build a pumping station that will feed the Doha North wastewater treatment plant, the company said last week. The $363 million USD contract includes a pumping station that will pump
  • 18 Aug 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Qatar is facing a serious problem as arable land is shrinking due to a fast-depleting water table coupled with desertification. The rapid and large-scale deterioration in quality of water is forcing farmers to abandon several farms located
  • 18 Aug 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Marubeni Corporation of Japan has won the contract to build a pumping station that will feed the Doha North wastewater treatment plant, the company said last week. The $363 million USD contract includes a pumping station that will pump
  • 4 Aug 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar A fter years of garnering high profits in the summer season, Qatar's water transport sector is heading for a major Officials of the Japan Bank for International slump. If it were business as usual, they would be raking in high profits
  • 28 Jul 2008- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Japanese utilities Chubu Electric Power Company and Shikoku Electric Power have acquired a 5 percent stake each in the $3.9 billion USD Ras Laffan power and desalination project in Qatar. The stakes have been acquired from Mitsui &Co.
  • 28 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Japanese utilities Chubu Electric Power Company and Shikoku Electric Power have acquired a 5 percent stake each in the $3.9 billion USD Ras Laffan power and desalination project in Qatar. The stakes have been acquired from Mitsui & Co.
  • 28 Jul 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report DOHA, Qatar Gulf Times (Qatar) The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) will build a 6 million gallon per day water pumping station in the Muaither area. Kahramaa has already floated the tender for the project, which includes a pumping
  • 28 Jul 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report DOHA The Peninsula (Qatar) Qatar's groundwater is deteriorating in terms of both quantity and quality, according to a UN report. The report says the groundwater reservoir in Qatar has dropped 25 percent over a 12-year study period, with the majority of
  • 7 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar A new seawater desalination project will be launched in Qatar next month, Qatar's Science & Technology Park and Texas A & M University (Qatar) announced on June 30. The project aims to provide a solution on environmental impact
  • 2 Jun 2008- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt he water in the Damietta subsidiary of the Nile is currently registering higher levels of pollution, making it difficult for potable water treatment plants in the governorates of Daqahliya and Damietta to produce water according to
  • 28 Apr 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report united states, pa, HOUSTON, TX and TREVOSE ConocoPhillips — GE Water & Process Technologies is joining ConocoPhillips as a co-venturer in ConocoPhillips' Water Sustainability Center in Qatar The center, located in the Qatar Science & Technology

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