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  • 12 Aug 2015- 08:23 by Local Press Report FAYYOUM Egypt State Information Service Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has earmarked $7.5 million for completing drinking water projects in Fayyoum. This is a part of $17 million that have been earmarked for drinking water projects in many governorates, said
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 1 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD Arab League water ministers officially approved a "unified water strategy" on May 31 during a summit in Baghdad. There was further agreement to cooperate on joint management of common aquifers, and share experiences in dealing
  • 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
  • 13 Feb 2012- 17:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government last week allocated $3.5 million USD to complete stalled sanitation projects in the governorate of Marsa Matrouh. At the top of the list is the sewage treatment station in the governorate’s capital. Work on the
  • 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
  • 31 Oct 2011- 21:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A new desalination plant was inaugurated in October in Egypt’s Matrouh governorate. The plant, located in the city of Negeila, can produce 1,000 cubic meters per day of desalinated water, according to governorate officials. The total cost
  • 18 Oct 2011- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The governorate of Matrouh, located in northwestern Egypt, announced the start of construction of the desalination plant in Baghoush. Considered the biggest desalination plant to be built in Egypt, the plant will produce 24,000 cubic meters
  • 19 Sep 2011- 17:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources unveiled a strategy aimed at replacing and renovating old irrigation and drainage pumping stations nationwide. According to ministry officials, some 1,650 stations are scheduled to be
  • 30 Mar 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A rab participants in the 5th International Water Forum in Istanbul this month warned of deteriorating water conditions in the Arab world. At the top of the Arab officials' agenda were negative impacts of climate change on the region,
  • 16 Feb 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A special session dealing with water conditions in the Palestinian territories will take place at the Fifth International Water Forum in Istanbul next month, according to Chairman of the Arab Water Council and Egyptian Minister of