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  • 25 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Three drinking water projects costing a total of $34.4 million USD will be completed by the end of this month in the Governorate of Giza, east of Cairo, water officials said. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Utilities will launch the
  • 18 Jun 2007- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Since the signing of the Nile Basin Initiative in 1929, Egypt has been taking the lion's share of the Nile River water. With 55.5 billion cubic meters of water annually, Egypt has capitalized on that agreement signed between the 10
  • 18 Jun 2007- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The southern Egyptian governorate of Minya allocated an additional $2.1 million USD to connect clean drinking water to deprived areas. "The governorate has decided to connect drinking water to 66,430 citizens of the most deprived
  • 18 Jun 2007- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is providing 10 large water tanks and four reservoirs to ease shortages in some cities in the Mediterranean governorate of Kafr El-Sheikh, 200 kilometers north of Cairo. "It was
  • 11 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — It has become a common feature of Egyptian streets in the past few years to see main bursts every now and then. The phenomenon grabbed attention in the past few months as the number of bursts rose, especially in the capital city, Cairo.
  • 11 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt- A major sewage treatment station and a drinking water station were completed in Ismailia Governorate, 120 kilometers northeast of Cairo. Costing $21 million USD, the sewage treatment station in Fayed City has a capacity of 10,000 cubic
  • 11 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The government will allocate $175 million USD to combat industrial water pollution through 2011, according to Environmental Affairs Minister Maged George. The four-year plan by environmental experts focuses on improving the condition of
  • 11 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation will form a water council to determine the water needs for different crops grown across the country, officials in the ministry said. The council will be created by merging three
  • 4 Jun 2007- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Minister of Housing and Urban Development Ahmed al Maghrabi launched three drinking water and sanitary sewers projects, costing $46.5 million USD, to ease shortages in the Delta governorate of Menoufiya, 80 kilometers north of Cairo. For
  • 4 Jun 2007- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Three major sanitary sewers projects, costing a total of $115.7 million USD, will start operations by the end of this month in the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria. The projects will provide more than 1.5 million citizens of Egypt&
  • 4 Jun 2007- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Representatives of 24 Arab countries gathered in Sharm El Sheikh to discuss ways to close the growing gap between drinking water supply and demand in the region and lower the cost of water desalination. At the 11th Conference on Water
  • 28 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — "Desalination is a strategic option to face scarcity of drinking water in Egypt." So said Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mahmoud Abu Zeid. "Sixty percent of the total production of desalinated water is
  • 28 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Representatives from 10 Arab countries concluded talks in Cairo on treatment of industrial wastewater. Egypt, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iraq, Qatar, Lebanon, Libya, and Morocco participated in the Arab
  • 28 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt — The government of Daqahliya plans to renovate the drinking water and sewage treatment systems in the Delta governorate. A sewage treatment station will be built in Shawa village in Mansoura City, and the old
  • 21 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt's existence has for centuries depended on its water resources. The role of the Nile has always been part of Egyptian religion, culture and history. From the times of the pharaohs, Egypt revered the Nile as the main source of

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