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  • 20 Feb 2012- 19:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The Gaza Water Authority is warning of a potential water crisis if power supplies to the Gaza Strip do not resume. “The power cuts that Gaza has been suffering from for many days now is seriously affecting the amount of water reaching households,”
  • 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- 16:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  A series of demonstrations have been held in various Egyptian governorates over the past few weeks to protest a severe lack of drinking and irrigation water. These protests swept through the governorates of Minya, Sharqiya, Assiut, Fayyoum
  • 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
  • 25 Jul 2011- 15:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Water Authority in Gaza announced that it would build a new $428.5 million USD desalination plant with funding from the Union for the Mediterranean. The authority said the 43 members of the union approved its application for funding.
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  The Water Authority in Gaza has launched a number of water and wastewater infrastructure projects financed by Persian Gulf countries, according to water officials in the territory. The Water Authority started the first phase of wastewater
  • 5 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Giza governorate is set to start a major project to renovate and replace old drinking water and sewage pipelines, according to officials. "The project will also include the connecting of potable water to areas that have long suffered
  • 30 Jul 2007- 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Nine sewage and drinking projects have been completed in Cairo and Giza governorates. The new projects were built mainly in impoverished districts to help ease chronic drinking water and sewage problems. The first project involved the
  • 25 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Three drinking water projects costing a total of $34.4 million USD will be completed by the end of this month in the Governorate of Giza, east of Cairo, water officials said. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Utilities will launch the