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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 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 ZALAU, Romania Water from springs and wells in the municipality of Zalau is contaminated with ammonia, the Salaj County Public Health Directorate has warned. Dr. Ligia Marincaș, manager of the directorate, said samples taken from nine public wells in
  • 24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALBA-IULIA, Romania APA CTTA Alba, the water company operating in Romania’s Alba County, has announced a new $108 million USD infrastructure investment program for 2014-2020. The program, which is being financed under the European Union’s Operational
  • 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- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUNCA ILVEI, Romania Dozens of residents of Lunca Ilvei commune, in Romania’s Bistrița-Năsăud County, have been hospitalized for symptoms of E. coli infection. Microbiological tests detected the presence of the bacteria in the local water supply. Lunca
  • 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
  • 20 Aug 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JIMBOLIA, Romania Timis County regional water operator Aquatim has signed four new contracts, worth some $8.11 million USD, to complete modernization of the water and sewage systems in the town of Jimbolia. Work on the project started in 2012, but in
  • 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 BUCHAREST, Romania As a result of the ongoing drought in the region, the town of Calafat, in Dolj County, has run out of drinking water. Insufficient water levels in the Danube River have forced pumps to be shut down at the water collector serving the
  • 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
  • 14 Aug 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Wells are drying up throughout Romania due to ongoing drought. The southern part of the country is particularly hard-hit, as are rural areas with no centralized water infrastructure. In some places, fire brigades are bringing in 5,000
  • 13 Aug 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Hidro Tarnita SA, the company managing Romania’s Tarnita-Lapustesti hydropower facility, announced this week that it has pre-qualified three potential investors for the project. The three consortiums are: China Gezhouba Group Company
  • 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