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  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QENA, Egypt Five water stations in southern Egypt’s Qena governorate have been shut down as a precautionary measure after a 1.5-kilometer oil spill appeared in the Nile River there, according to official news agency MENA. In a statement released on
  • 15 Sep 2015- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASWAN, Egypt Egyptian authorities have contained an oil spill on the Nile River in Aswan governorate, according to Mohamed Mostafa, secretary to the Aswan Governor. "Once concerned authorities discovered the oil spill, which came from an unknown
  • Chennai-based global water treatment firm VA Tech Wabag sees opportunities for desalination projects in Arab and North African countries that have started re-development work after periods of social and political unrest over the past two years.
  • The French Development Agency (ADF) is allocating $43.6 million USD for a national irrigation improvement project in Egypt, a spokesman for the Egyptian Ministers’ Council announced last week. The Egyptian government has approved the funding and it will be referred to the parliament for ratification.
  • 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
  • 9 Jan 2012- 18:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt has launched a major irrigation project aimed at improving irrigation systems in five governorates, according to water officials. The project goals include converting surface irrigation to drip irrigation with the aim of saving around
  • 7 Dec 2011- 12:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Indian water treatment company VA Tech Wabag plans to increase its focus on the desalination and water reuse and recycling industries in the next few years. The company is also looking to expand its portfolio in the build, own, operate and
  • 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
  • 2 May 2011- 15:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates The continuing civic unrest in North Africa and parts of the Middle East have already affected some water projects in the region and could affect more.   According to analysts, the continuing unrest across the Arab world is
  • 12 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India I ndian water technology company Shivsu Canadian Clear International Limited announced it has installed $10.8 million USD of desalination water treatment plants for Oman and Egypt. Shivsu was responsible for design, manufacture, supply,
  • 12 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Indian water technology company Shivsu Canadian Clear International Limited announced it has installed $10.8 million USD of desalination water treatment plants for Oman and Egypt. Shivsu was responsible for design, manufacture, supply,