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  • 23 Feb 2016- 10:19 by Local Press Report TANTA Egypt Independent Drinking water supplies were cut in 100 villages in Gharbiya on Monday, forcing residents to resort to groundwater and buying jerrycans of fresh water. The cuts were blamed on poor maintenance procedures at water pumping stations.
  • 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
  • 9 Feb 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt needs $2.8 billion USD to finance construction of wastewater treatment plants in the coming years, President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said. Speaking at the inauguration of water and housing projects in Sixth of October City last weekend,
  • 8 Feb 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptians should be prepared for “water scarcity” as a result of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to Mahmoud Raslan, head of Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater. “There is a scarcity of water due to the
  • 25 Sep 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s newly reappointed Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam al Moghazi this week denied reports that the reservoir of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam is already being filled with Nile water. In a statement issued on September
  • 25 Jun 2015- 10:59 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt Tourist resorts threaten to build private water desalination plants away from area’s drinking water network, under Red Sea Water and Wastewater Company’s plan to increase insurance prices and periods. Access Corporate Risk Regulation
  • 29 Apr 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report ALEXANDRIA Daily News Egypt Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy reported this week that a bomb explosion near a petrol line led to water pollution in the lake between Alexandria and Beheira. The explosion led to gas leaking into the pipe which feeds the
  • 8 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has announced a plan to end the drinking water outages that have affected various parts of the country over the past few weeks. “The ministry will first outline the hotspots nationwide where
  • 6 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) has won an $87 million USD water pipeline project in Oman. The company will build a 50-kilometer pipeline to transport water from Wadi Diqa Dam in Quriat State to Deam Reservoir in Al Amirat
  • 19 Nov 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing announced on November 15 that it was looking to tender new potable water and wastewater projects on a public-private-partnership (PPP) basis. “There are a number of desalination projects that will be
  • 17 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Experts from Israel have proposed construction of seawater desalination plants as an alternative to meet the future demand for water in Mexico. At workshop last week on "Water Challenges in Mexico: The Present and Future
  • 1 Oct 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan government last week approved construction of a 24-million-cubic meter drinking water reservoir. “The project is meant to avoid water supply disruptions in the capital city of Tripoli and the surrounding suburbs,” said Minister
  • 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
  • 18 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A delegation of Saudi investors has expressed interest in carrying out desalination projects in Egypt’s coastal cities. During a meeting in Cairo last week with Egyptian Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Facilities Abdel Qawi
  • 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