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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
  • 11 Aug 2015- 08:39 by Local Press Report TABRIZ Press TV Iran is planning to revive the northwestern Lake Urmia by pumping water from Armenia and Georgia. The water will be brought from Armenia’s Lake Sevan and Georgia’s Kura River via three pumping stations in Iran. Access Transnational Issues
  • 2 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TERAN, Iran The Republic of Georgia is planning to export water to neighboring Iran in exchange for natural gas, Ebrahim Rahimpour, Iran’s special envoy for Caspian Sea affairs, announced last week.    The water-for-gas deal is part of the two countries’
  • 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
  • 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
  • 12 Sep 2011- 14:14 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times (Iran) Iran will use water from the Aras River to save Lake Urmia, First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi said.  According to Rahimi, government officials have held several meetings to explore ways to save the saltwater lake, and have
  • 10 Jan 2011- 13:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran TEHRAN, Iran (OOSKAnews)-- Iranian authorities have invited bids for a 129,600 cubic meter a day wastewater treatment plant project in Tabriz.  Iran’s East Azarbaijan Water and Wastewater Company, which is responsible for water supply and
  • 13 Jul 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran T he Iranian Ministry of Energy has issued a water supply tender for East Azerbaijan Province. The project includes provision of steel pipe and other equipment. The ministry has not yet set a deadline for the project, which will benefit the
  • 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