Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • The German government is lending the Egyptian government $24.3 million USD to upgrade facilities at the High Dam in southern Egypt.
  • Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.

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