Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 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
  • 14 Aug 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing on August 11th announced plans to build 212 new wastewater treatment plants in 670 rural villages in eight governorates.. “The new plants will be set up on the banks of the Nile River’s Rosetta tributary,
  • 21 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian  officials last week announced plans to carry out $100 million USD worth of water projects in the coastal governorate of Matrouh. “Six water projects will be implemented to produce 41,000 cubic meters per day,” said Sherif Faris,
  • 7 May 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on May 3 announced plans to carry out $200 million USD worth of new irrigation projects throughout the country. “The ministry will work on implementing upgrades at 42 irrigation lifting
  • 7 Mar 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARSA MATROUH, Egypt The Drinking Water and Sanitation Company in Matrouh governorate in northwestern Egypt this week announced plans to build a 24,000-cubic-meter-per-day desalination plant at a total cost of $30 million USD. “The plant will be
  • 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
  • US-based water purification and wastewater treatment company Aquatech last week won a $25 million USD industrial wastewater treatment plant in the northern Egypt city of Alexandria.
  • Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.
  • 21 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government on June 18 announced $105 million USD in new funding for drinking water projects throughout the country, in order to prevent summertime shortages. The projects include a $28 million USD desalination plant in Matrouh
  • The French Development Agency (ADF) is allocating $43.6 million USD for a national irrigation improvement project in Egypt, a spokesman for the Egyptian Ministers’ Council announced last week. The Egyptian government has approved the funding and it will be referred to the parliament for ratification.
  • 15 May 2012- 15:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government last week announced $50 million USD in funding for drinking water projects in Alexandria and Marsa Matrouh governorates. Alexandria will spend $17 million USD to to expand and upgrade Al Siouf Drinking Water
  • 5 Mar 2012- 14:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Beheira and Alexandria governorates are taking new steps to improve the sanitation situation in the region. Beheira officials said on February 27 that the country’s General Sanitation Authority allocated $10.8 million USD to complete
  • 30 Jan 2012- 20:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will install new water pipelines in North and South Sinai governorates. USAID signed an agreement last week with the Sinai Potable Water and Sanitation Company for the project to install
  • 9 Jan 2012- 18:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt has launched a major irrigation project aimed at improving irrigation systems in five governorates, according to water officials. The project goals include converting surface irrigation to drip irrigation with the aim of saving around
  • 15 Aug 2011- 18:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt German researchers say they have developed technology that maximizes the productivity of solar-powered water pumps and irrigation systems, and reduces the need for expensive energy storage. Working with Egyptian wheat growers, experts at

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