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  • 19 Oct 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report ZARQA Venture A five-year, $275 million project to rehabilitate Zarqa governorate’s water and wastewater network has been completed. The project centered on the rehabilitation of Zarqa’s water and wastewater networks, including piping, the expansion of
  • 17 Jun 2016- 08:38 by Local Press Report ZARQA European Bank for Reconstruction and Development European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued an invitation for prequalification to supply equipment and construct the Force Main from East Zarqa Pumping Station to As-Samra Waste
  • 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
  • 16 Jul 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The French government is providing a $265 million USD soft loan to finance three water and energy projects in Jordan, French Ambassador to Jordan Caroline Dumas announced this week.  The financing includes $167 million USD for a water
  • 10 May 2015- 22:36 by Local Press Report ZARQA Petra News Agency Health authorities in Zarqa Sunday shut down three water desalination plants on grounds of safety after contamination was detected at the facilities, according to local health officials. Health Pollution Water Quality Zarqa Jordan
  • 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
  • 1 Aug 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation will float several tenders in the coming days for $79.9 million USD worth of water infrastructure projects across the county. The projects will be financed using a $5 billion USD Gulf Cooperation
  • The Jordanian government and the US government-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on June 7 signed a $93 million USD agreement to expand As-Samra wastewater treatment plant in Zarqa governorate in the Jordan Valley.
  • 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
  • 20 Sep 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) approved a $275 million USD grant for financing water projects in Jordan's Zarqa governorate, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced during her Middle East visit last week.
  • 18 Jan 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times Sewage and waste dumped in a section of the Zarqa River in the Shomar area were cleared earlier this month as part of a long-term program to address pollution in the river, the Ministry of Environment said. Environment Ministry
  • 30 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times The sewer networks in Zarqa will be renovated under a $2.6 million USD agreement signed by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation and U.S.-based firm Montgomery Watson Harza. Under the agreement, the company will build and
  • 19 Oct 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times Some 80 percent of residents in central Jordan avoid drinking tap water, according to a study carried out by the Jordanian-German Water Program. The study looked at 420 households in Zarqa, Balqa and Madaba. It analyzed consumers&

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