Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 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
  • 16 Apr 2012- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  Matrouh governorate in northwest Egypt will build a $42 million USD desalination plant, the biggest project of its type in the country, Sherif Faris, chairman of Matrouh Drinking Water and Sanitation company, announced on April 11. The
  • 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
  • 31 Oct 2011- 21:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A new desalination plant was inaugurated in October in Egypt’s Matrouh governorate. The plant, located in the city of Negeila, can produce 1,000 cubic meters per day of desalinated water, according to governorate officials. The total cost
  • 18 Oct 2011- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The governorate of Matrouh, located in northwestern Egypt, announced the start of construction of the desalination plant in Baghoush. Considered the biggest desalination plant to be built in Egypt, the plant will produce 24,000 cubic meters
  • 8 Aug 2011- 16:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development announced it will upgrade two drinking water treatment plants in Alexandria governorate, 220 kilometers northwest of Cairo. The two treatment stations, Al Siouf and Alamein, are among the main
  • 9 May 2011- 18:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Supreme Military Council has approved construction of a desalination plant in the governorate of Marsa Matrouh in northwestern Egypt. The new plant will have a total capacity of 20,000 cubic meters per day. It is 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