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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
  • 17 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Experts from Israel have proposed construction of seawater desalination plants as an alternative to meet the future demand for water in Mexico. At workshop last week on "Water Challenges in Mexico: The Present and Future
  • 27 Sep 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Mexico's critical infrastructure may be vulnerable to an attack from hackers, due to the use of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) control systems, the country’s Excelsior newspaper has reported. The September 23
  • 10 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) has teamed up with the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources to conduct an inventory of all trans-boundary surface and groundwater
  • Third in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.
  • 30 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Israel, JERUSALEM The failure of Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority to agree on rehabilitating the heavily polluted lower Jordan River basin has led international investors to turn to a non-governmental organization (NGO). Trilateral
  • 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
  • 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
  • 29 Aug 2011- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sweden, STOCKHOLM Minister of the Palestinian Water Authority Dr. Shaddad Attili has proposed construction of a desalination facility in Egypt’s Sinai region to supply potable water to the people of Sinai and the Gaza Strip.   “Our water woes can in
  • 13 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report Jordan, STOCKHOLM Jordan Times Water experts, officials and academics will gather at the Dead Sea next year for the International Water Association (IWA) Conference on Efficient Use and Management of Water, said Ali Subah, director of the national water
  • 13 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Jordan Times Desalination of water from the Red Sea is the key to solving Jordan's water shortage and preventing depletion of the kingdom's groundwater sources, according to Ali Subah, director of the national water master plan unit at
  • 24 Feb 2008- 22:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The government has moved to counter perennial water shortages and floods in areas that are prone to alternate spells of drought and flooding. In a new draft policy that builds on the 2002 Water Act and the National Water Resources
  • 27 Aug 2007- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt- For the first time in Egypt, the private sector will be allowed to set up and operate irrigation projects. The Egyptian government this month unveiled a draft law that opens the door for private companies. The law has been revised by the
  • 2 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia- Water prices in the Middle East and North Africa are on the rise, reflecting a global trend, especially when it comes to agricultural uses, despite efforts to reduce water transportation and excavation costs. According to the World Bank,
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation announced it will start two major projects to applying integrated management of water resources in agricultural areas. The two projects will involve a partnership between the