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  • 19 Aug 2018- 05:35 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Arab Times The State of Kuwait last week sent four seawater desalination units to Iraq. The production capacity of the four seawater desalination units amounts to one million imperial gallons. Kuwaiti aid would effectively contribute to the
  • 6 Aug 2018- 09:01 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY The National At the turn of the last century, merchants in the nascent port city of Kuwait began retrofitting their dhows to carry cargo far more precious than the pearls they took to the east or the spices they brought back: water. Today, the
  • 28 Jan 2016- 09:05 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has pledged to lend US$ 200 million this year, to Egypt to finance drilling wells and building desalination projects in Sinai. Access Development
  • 8 Apr 2015- 09:46 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait Kuwait News Agency The National Assembly turned over to the government a proposal for amending the 2010 law regarding the establishment of shareholding Kuwaiti companies specializing in the construction of power plants and water
  • 4 Feb 2015- 09:18 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Al- Khaled Al- Hamad Al-Sabah have signed a memo of understanding for implementing a project for water
  • 24 Sep 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait The Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity and Water last week announced a plan to build a new $200 million USD water treatment plant in Kabad. “The plant is one of the biggest water projects in the country, and it includes a pumping
  • 14 Aug 2014- 09:29 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Arab Times With the completion of five cast concrete water reservoirs in the West Fenaitees area, each with a storage capacity of 80 million imperial gallons, Kuwait’s total national water reservoirs can hold up to 4.3 billion imperial gallons,
  • 7 Aug 2014- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait The Kuwaiti government this week referred a draft law to the parliament that would allow private companies listed on the stock exchange to build and implement desalination and power plants. “There is a growing need for creation of
  • 4 Jun 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait The Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity and Water plans to boost water production by 500 million million gallons per day within the next decade, Deputy Minister of Electricity and Water Mohamed Boushahri said last week. “Our aim is to
  • 29 Apr 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait The Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity and Water announced this week that it was planning to make changes to water and electricity rates. A new pricing plan was sent to the Ministry of Finance, and will then be submitted to the Cabinet,
  • 12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait The Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity and Water last week announced that it would soon tender a project to build mobile water facilities. "The ministry is currently preparing the technical and financial specifications of the
  • 27 Feb 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait Kuwait’s Ministry of Public Works this week issued new tenders for sanitation projects in Raqqa and Hadiya worth $28 million USD, according to ministry sources. The projects involve renovating old sanitation facilities and building
  • 21 Jan 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France French utility giant Veolia Environnement announced last week that it has won a contract to build a desalination plant at Kuwait’s $1.8 billion USD Az Zour North Power and Desalination Plantcomplex, located approximately 100 kilometers
  • 16 Dec 2013- 09:56 by Local Press Report SEOUL Channel News Asia South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries said on Sunday that its consortium with French firm Sidem has won a $1.4 billion deal to build a power plant and a desalination facility in Kuwait. Under the deal with Kuwait's energy
  • 13 Nov 2013- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait The Kuwaiti government on November 7 rolled out a $23 million USD plan to upgrade water facilities throughout the country. The planned projects include construction of a new pipeline to transport drinking water from Al Wafra region

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