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  • 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,
  • 30 Apr 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Health Minister Adel al Adawi said on April 29th that the poisoning of hundreds of people in the country’s Sharqiyah governorate was caused by bacterial contamination in multi-gallon water storage containers. Adawi said the results
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 3 Oct 2011- 16:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government and the World Bank are co-chairing a number of working groups charged with finding areas for collaboration on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects as part of the memorandum they signed on World
  • 3 Aug 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage Company in Qena announced a request for registration of integrated and electromechanical contractors for potable water and wastewater stations, pumps, related auxiliary equipment, measuring and control
  • 29 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Holding Company for Potable Water and Sanitary Sewers last week approved construction of three potable water filtering units in the Upper (southern) Egyptian governorate of Qena, according to governorate officials. The first unit will
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The pipeline carrying water from the Nile River in the upper Egyptian city of Qena to the coastal city of Safaga in the Red Sea governorate in eastern Egypt will be upgraded, according to officials. "The ministry of housing and urban