Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • The Egyptian government will soon tender a $500 million USD sewage treatment plant in western Giza on a public-private partnership basis, according to Water and Sanitation Minister Abdel Qawi Khalifa.
  • 16 Apr 2012- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s North and South Sinai governorates revealed plans last week to build $41.1 million USD worth of new drinking water projects to meet increasing demand for water on the semi-arid peninsula. The first set of projects, announced on
  • 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
  • 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
  • 14 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A group of members of the People Assembly, Egypt's lower house of parliament, have objected to the move by some hotels in the Red Sea coastal town of Taba to obtain potable water supply from neighboring Israel. A recent visit paid by
  • 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