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  • 18 Nov 2020- 06:39 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al-Monitor Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Ati signed Nov. 8 a memorandum of understanding to organize some of the work of the Egyptian-Dutch Advisory Panel on Water Management, in the presence of Dutch Ambassador in
  • 9 Nov 2020- 07:01 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aaty met, on Tuesday, with representatives of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to discuss cooperation in water and irrigation projects. During
  • 10 Nov 2020- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has launched a new global initiative of 11 governments and more than 60 organisations to address the urgent need for clean and reliable energy storage. The “International Forum
  • 3 Nov 2020- 06:48 by Local Press Report SAN FRANCISCO CA New Scientist Widening wealth gaps in some of the richest cities in the US have produced a rise in the number of households without running water. Public information suggests that about half a million households in the US – about 1.1 million
  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:16 by Staff- Water Diplomat PALO ALTO CA, United States The US hydropower industry and environmental and river conservation communities are to collaborate on a “shared task” that will “chart hydropower’s role in a clean energy future in a way that also supports healthy rivers”. The
  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s business” and that it must become a priority as a vital
  • 13 Oct 2020- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In a post-hospitalisation interview with right-wing media outlet Fox News, US President Donald Trump has ridiculed California Democrats for conservation policies that protect the endangered Delta smelt. This old campaign
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat New YORK NY, United States In addresses to September’s seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, the leaders of Ethiopia and Egypt have described their countries’ respective positions and views around the contentious, and soon to
  • 25 Sep 2020- 13:03 by Local Press Report FORT LAUDERDALE FL The Maritime Executive The combination of excess water in some regions and drought in other regions that usually experience precipitation increases the attractiveness of transporting massive volumes of water by sea. It could be a lower
  • 23 Sep 2020- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHICAGO IL, United States Nasdaq and derivatives marketplace CME Group have announced plans for a new futures contract on the Nasdaq Veles California Water Index. Futures markets help create forward curves so water users can hedge future price risk. The
  • 20 Sep 2020- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The Colorado River Basin is set to experience continued drought and an increased chance of water shortages by 2025 according to new modeling results from the US Bureau of Reclamation. The basin, which supplies water to 40
  • 12 Sep 2020- 10:22 by Local Press Report DENVER CO The Colorado Sun For more than 20 years, negotiations among the seven states that rely on the Colorado River have avoided lawsuits, even as drought and population growth threaten the river’s flows. That may change as a promise to rush the
  • 2 Sep 2020- 08:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The latest round of negotiations among Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam did not reach consensus on legal and technical differences before concluding 28 August. The three countries'
  • 24 Aug 2020- 11:19 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today Within 18 months, 19 desalination plants worth a total of LE11 billion and whose total daily production is 550,000 cubic meters will be inaugurated. The projects are constructed within a strategy to increase Egypt's water resources,
  • 24 Aug 2020- 06:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LANSING MI, United States The State of Michigan in the United States will pay $600 Million USD in compensation to families in Flint whose health has been impaired by lead-contaminated drinking water.  Announcing the payment on 20 August, State Governor

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