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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
  • The German government is lending the Egyptian government $24.3 million USD to upgrade facilities at the High Dam in southern Egypt.
  • Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the world. However, these land grabs are not really about the land, but more about the freshwater that goes with it, according to a new report from GRAIN, an international non-profit organization that works to support small farmers and social movements in moving toward community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.
  • 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
  • 7 Mar 2011- 14:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian public and private companies last week announced 16 tenders in the water and drainage sectors. The first tender from the Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage Company in Qena involves the supply of spare parts for compact water
  • 28 Feb 2011- 13:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  Egyptian public and private companies last week announced 11 water and drainage tenders. The first three tenders were announced by the Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage Company in Fayyoum.  They involve supply and erection of  an
  • 10 May 2010- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Water in Barcelona, Spain, last month failed to reach agreement on a water strategy for the Mediterranean region due to a disagreement between Israel and Arab countries over a reference to
  • 1 Feb 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt will build a steel curtain to help protect the body of the High Dam located in the governorate of Aswan, in the southern part of the country, a source at the High Dam Authority said in January. The new curtain will be fixed in front of
  • 2 Nov 2008- 19:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt ' gyptian President Hosni Mubarak has inaugurated five drinkzing water treatment plants in the governorate of Aswan in southern Egypt. The four drinking water plants, built at a cost of $41 million USD, have a total daily production of
  • 15 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A World Bank mission has now finished discussing priorities for financing a silt monitoring project at Lake Nasser in southern Egypt, according to Egyptian water officials. "The mission has finished assessing the priorities of the