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  • 14 Mar 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online The ministers of irrigation, foreign affairs and the heads of the intelligence services in Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are going to meet next 4 and 5 April in Khartoum to discuss the latest developments concerning the Grand Ethiopian
  • 12 Jan 2018- 08:26 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Monday that the Egyptian state would not allow the nation to be hit by a water shortage, pointing to steps taken to protect water resources and ensure they are properly managed. El-Sisi made
  • 13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ONEȘTI, Romania Ongoing legal battles between private water provider SC APA-CANAL SA Onești, the Onești Town Hall and Bacău County have stalled efforts to modernize water infrastructure in the city of Onești. The privatization of the water and sewage
  • 22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IAȘI, Romania The prefect’s office in Romania’s Iași County has gotten involved in a land concession controversy in the village of Rediu. Rediu’s mayor, Vasile Haidău, offered his nephew, Marius Haidău, the lease for the land on which the spring that
  • 1 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ARAD, Romania Compania de Apă Arad, the water service provider operating in Romania’s Arad County, has decided not to halt distribution in the city of Arad even though the water in the system is currently discolored and full of impurities and sediment.
  • 16 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TULCA, Romania More than 2,700 residents in Tulca, a commune in Romania’s Bihor County, are suffering the effects of sewage leaks due to the incomplete local sewer system. Wastewater has leaked into rainwater ditches along roads in the commune, and
  • 2 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s Energy Ministry has proposed suspending the $1.2 billion USD Tarniţa hydropower project over concerns about the value for money spent so far. Some $4.03 million USD has been invested in the project since 2013 for studies,
  • 31 Mar 2016- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ARAD, Romania Twenty thousand people in the towns of Ineu, Gurba, Șicula, Mocrea and Chereluș in Romania’s Arad County have been left without safe drinking water, as they wait for distribution lines to be switched from an old water treatment station to
  • 9 Mar 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANINA, Romania Romanian contractor Dinamic Company SRL, which won a $13.24 million USD contract to modernize and extend water sewage infrastructure in the town of Anina, in Caraş-Severin County, has declared bankruptcy before completing all of the
  • 18 Feb 2016- 08:40 by Local Press Report ASWAN Egypt Independent Dozens of houses in the Al-Karour area in Aswan have been flooded by wastewater after a main pipe burst for the second time in a month, causing water and power cuts in the neighborhood and surrounding areas. Innovation, Infrastructure
  • 9 Feb 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VASLUI, Romania A $42.5 million USD project to rehabilitate and modernize water and sewage infrastructure in the Romanian city of Vaslui has been delayed by two years, and will now start next fall and be completed by 2018, according to officials.
  • 8 Oct 2015- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent REȘIȚA, Romania Prosecutors with Romania’s National Anti-Corruption Directorate have accused Ionesie Ghiorghioni, vice president of the Caraș-Severin County Council, of taking a bribe in connection with contracts awards for a European Union-funded water
  • 23 Oct 2014- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOTOȘANI, Romania Romania’s Botoșani County is at risk of losing over $162 million USD in EU funding for a project to extend and rehabilitate its water supply, sewage and wastewater treatment systems. The project, which is being carried out by local
  • 8 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has announced a plan to end the drinking water outages that have affected various parts of the country over the past few weeks. “The ministry will first outline the hotspots nationwide where
  • 21 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The administrative board and general manager of the water company serving Romania’s Dambovita County are being replaced, and a criminal investigation is being launched, in the wake of a water contamination incident that left one