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  • 31 Aug 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report CAIRO Cairo Post Three desalination plants will be constructed by Egypt and Singapore, per a memorandum of understanding signed Sunday and witnessed by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment Water
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Hundreds of Israeli farmers, environmental activists and members of the public have signed a petition urging the government to call off the planned transfer of 50 million cubic meters of water from Lake Kinneret to neighboring Jordan.
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A pipeline burst at a power plant in southern Egypt has spilled diesel over 1.5 kilometers of the Nile River near Assiut. Thirteen drinking water stations in Assiut and Minya were closed shortly after the spill occurred on August 29th,
  • 26 Aug 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s anti-graft watchdog has launched an investigation to determine how some of the country’s water organizations have accumulated massive debts, and what has happened to funds they received from the national government. The debts were
  • 24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The international consultancies charged with carrying out studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam were given a new deadline of September 5th to submit their technical report to experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan. The
  • 21 Aug 2015- 08:34 by Local Press Report MACHAKOS The Star Machakos town has been hit by a water shortage. Machakos Water and Sewerage Company MD Raphael Mutie denied the shortage is the result of low levels in Maruba Dam, which supplies the town. He said pipes are broken at the dam, but the matter
  • 21 Aug 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia A planned meeting today involving the irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan and representatives of the companies carrying out studies on the Grand Renaissance Dam project has been cancelled, according to local news
  • 19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Per capita freshwater consumption in Egypt decreased by 11.1 percent in during 2013-2014 compared to the previous year, dropping from 116.3 cubic meters to 103.4 cubic meters, according to data released this week by the country’s Central
  • 18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Tripartite National Committee, made up of experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, will meet in Addis Ababa this week to discuss the latest developments with regard to the as-yet undelivered consultants’ report on Ethiopia’s Grand
  • 17 Aug 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National A sewerage system is to be installed in the UAE-funded Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan that will alleviate months of health and pest problems for the more than 80,000 Syrians who live there. The project will be implemented in two phases
  • 14 Aug 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The increasing use of irrigation in Sub-Saharan can create conditions that attract invasive species of pests, according to a new study by researchers at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Kenya. The study, “
  • 12 Aug 2015- 08:23 by Local Press Report FAYYOUM Egypt State Information Service Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has earmarked $7.5 million for completing drinking water projects in Fayyoum. This is a part of $17 million that have been earmarked for drinking water projects in many governorates, said
  • 12 Aug 2015- 08:22 by Local Press Report ASWAN Daily News Egypt Dozens of families have been moved from their homes in the Upper Egyptian city of Aswan after sewage piping flooded in an area called Baraka Demas. An operations room with officials from local water, sanitation and electricity
  • 4 Aug 2015- 10:31 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra News Agency Minister of Water and Irrigation, Hazem Nasser met with Palestinian Water Authority Director Mazen Ghneim and discussed scopes of water cooperation between the two sides. Nasser voiced the government's keenness on supporting the
  • 3 Aug 2015- 10:04 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Over 250,000 acres of land in areas affected by banditry and cattle rustling in the North Rift region will be put under irrigation, Deputy President William Ruto said on Sunday. The National Treasury, Lake Victoria Basin Authority, Water