Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a
  • 20 Oct 2016- 07:27 by Local Press Report KAFR AL-SHEIKH CITY Egypt Independent The skinned carcases of 118 donkeys were found in the Gaafariya water channel, sparking health concerns among local residents. Hesham Fatehy, Kafr al-Sheik's deputy mayor for cleanliness affairs supervised
  • 3 Mar 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report ASWAN Egypt Independent The collapse of cisterns near the Nubian village of Ballana in Aswan has caused sewage water to flood farmlands and cemeteries. Authorities cut off water from pipes close to the cisterns until the problem can be fixed. Food Security
  • 18 Feb 2016- 08:40 by Local Press Report ASWAN Egypt Independent Dozens of houses in the Al-Karour area in Aswan have been flooded by wastewater after a main pipe burst for the second time in a month, causing water and power cuts in the neighborhood and surrounding areas. Innovation, Infrastructure
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QENA, Egypt Five water stations in southern Egypt’s Qena governorate have been shut down as a precautionary measure after a 1.5-kilometer oil spill appeared in the Nile River there, according to official news agency MENA. In a statement released on
  • 15 Sep 2015- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASWAN, Egypt Egyptian authorities have contained an oil spill on the Nile River in Aswan governorate, according to Mohamed Mostafa, secretary to the Aswan Governor. "Once concerned authorities discovered the oil spill, which came from an unknown
  • 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,
  • 24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan Tens of thousands of people who fled violence the Southern Sudanese city of Bentiu last week are now at risk of water-borne diseases in overcrowded refugee camps, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). "Those
  • 17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government needs $20 billion USD to complete previously planned water and sanitation projects, according to Minister of Housing and Urban Development Moustafa Madbouli. “Our target is to attract foreign investments to help
  • 26 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources this week launched a massive national initiative to rationalize water consumption. It involves an intensive advertising campaign urging people to use water resources sparingly. “Egypt’s
  • 10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The United Nations is working to secure the fuel needed to operate vital facilities like wastewater treatment plants and hospitals in the Gaza Strip, according to Robert Turner, director of operations in Gaza for the UN Relief and Works Agency for
  • 7 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on August 4 unveiled an $86 million USD wastewater project in Egypt’s southern Fayyoum governorate. It involves digging a wastewater canal beside Lake Qaroun to collect agricultural
  • 3 Jul 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Fifth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. Dr. Corrado Sommariva In this edition, Dr. Corrado Sommariva, President of International Desalination
  • 4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater last week requested bids from international companies to build the New Cairo Water Treatment Plant. The project, which will be completed in four phases, includes operation