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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
  • 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 Apr 2012- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government last week announced the creation of a new drinking water and sanitation company in Ismailia governorate, 140 kilometers northeast of Cairo. The new utility will be part of the National Holding Company for Drinking
  • 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
  • 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
  • 13 Sep 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian governorate of Ismailia, 140 kilometers northeast of Cairo, will build its first solar energy-powered wastewater treatment plant at a cost of $20.2 million USD, according to governorate officials. "Implementation of the
  • 26 Apr 2010- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A new sewage treatment station was inaugurated earlier this month in the city of Fayed, in southern Ismailia Governorate in northeastern Egypt. The $8.2 million USD station has a capacity of 10,000 cubic meters per day. The station is
  • 20 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Residents of a number of villages in the Egyptian governorates of Assiut in southern Cairo and Ismailia in the northeastern part of the country are complaining of bad quality drinking water. In Assiut, the chairman of the Drinking Water and
  • 7 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Thousands of people staged demonstrations in the governorates of Fayyoum, Daqahliya, and Ismailia in the past week to protest severe shortages in irrigation and drinking water. In the governorate of Fayyoum, farmers organized a demonstration
  • 24 Feb 2008- 22:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt- The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has completed the Eastern Qantara-Arish water pipeline, which will carry fresh drinking water from Al Qantara City in eastern Ismailia governorate to the city of Rafah, in the Northern Sinai
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — A group of experts have warned against using water from the recently established Al-Salam canal in the Sinai Peninsula. The Scientific Research and Technology Academy conducted a study on the water of the new canal, which was established
  • 11 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt- A major sewage treatment station and a drinking water station were completed in Ismailia Governorate, 120 kilometers northeast of Cairo. Costing $21 million USD, the sewage treatment station in Fayed City has a capacity of 10,000 cubic