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  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO The Chilean branch of Spanish water group Aguas de Barcelona (Agbar) is expected to present an environmental impact assessment to region Ill's environmental authority for the construction of a desalination plant. Agbar plans to
  • 14 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian companies Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) and Hassan Allam Sons Co. were jointly awarded the intake, booster station and pipeline contract for the 6th of October City Water Treatment Plant. The total value of the contract
  • 14 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The European Union started a program aimed at improving the quality of water in Egypt, according to Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Nasreddine. The program, scheduled to be implemented over a couple of years, is funded by
  • 9 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO c hile's Supreme Court at the end of November ruled unanimously in favor of granting a water flow of 9 liters per second to the communities of Chusmiza and Usmagama. The case before the court pitted the two Aymara communities from
  • 9 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Anew study conducted by Chile's Universidad Austral determined that natural forest cover retains rainwater, helping groundwater levels stay even and maintaining river and stream flows during dry seasons. The seven-year study focused
  • 7 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt gyptian companies announced 12 new tenders at the begin' ning of December. The first, announced by the North and South Sinai Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage Co., involves supplying a tube stellar with related purifiers at Al Qantara
  • 7 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The governorate of Menoufiya in northern Egypt in mid-November announced that it would finish drinking water treatment projects by mid-2011, according to governorate officials. "The drinking water treatment plants that derive water from
  • 7 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates Water technology company Canadian Clear Water FZC has announced construction of reverse osmosis desalination plants in Oman, Iraq and Egypt, at a total cost fo $20 million USD. Satish Kumar, vice President of Indianbased
  • 2 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Chile will need 45 percent more water, or 540 million cubic meters, to increase mining operations according to plans by 2020, according to a November 17 Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco) report. The increased water is needed to
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The European Investment Bank (EIB) last month granted a $105 million USD loan to Egypt to help improve access to clean, safe drinking water and sanitation services for 4 million people in the Nile Delta. The grant contract, along with
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A number of Egyptian legislators this month warned against excessive use of groundwater in the Owainat area, located in the far southwestern part of the country. These MPs accused the government of allocating thousands of hectares to Arab
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Armed conflict could occur in the Middle East over water resources, according to a Jordanian political science professor. Dr. Ghazi Al-Rababah told Amman newspaper Al-Arab Al-Yawm that Israel would go to war with Lebanon, Syria and Egypt
  • 9 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development, represented by the Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater (CAPW), has issued an invitation for prequalification applications from prospective bidders for a
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Industrial water and wastewater treatment equipment manufacturer Aquatech won a contract to design and supply a Multiple Effect Distillation (MED) seawater desalination system for the Abu Qir Thermal Power Plant, according to the West Delta
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing and Urban Development in late October announced its drinking water and sewerage plan for the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt. The plan aims to increase drinking water production in the two Sinai

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