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  • 17 Jan 2012- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation said it would cut the budget for water and sanitation facilities maintenance by 40 percent because of financial difficulties that have persisted since the January 2011 revolution.
  • 8 Nov 2011- 12:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s North Sinai governorate has inaugurated Al Monbatah desalination plant, located in the city of Al Hasna. The $1.2 million USD plant, which has a capacity of 200 cubic meters per second, is one of three to be built in the governorate
  • 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
  • 12 Sep 2011- 14:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The governorate of South Sinai will build a desalination station in the city of Aburdis, at a cost of $8.5 million USD, according to governorate officials. “The building of the station came after the residents of the city called upon the
  • 18 Jul 2011- 13:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Egypt’s North Sinai governorate earlier this month signed a memorandum of understanding for construction, operation and hand-over of three desalination plants in Central Sinai. The
  • 7 Mar 2011- 14:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Cairo-based Tam Environmental Services has selected the Koch Membrane Systems trading division of Koch Chemical Technology Group Ltd. to provide a wastewater treatment system for resorts in the Egyptian Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh. Koch
  • 30 Aug 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt I srael in mid-August offered to mediate in the current conflict among Nile Basin countries over the distribution of the Nile River's waters, according to high-level Egyptian sources. The offer, which came through the Israeli
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing and Urban Development in late October announced its drinking water and sewerage plan for the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt. The plan aims to increase drinking water production in the two Sinai
  • 13 Jul 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt gypt and Jordan are locked in a silent disagreement over the 'Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project, which Jordan hopes will end water shortages in the kingdom. Israeli vice premier Silvan Shalom announced late last month that the World Bank
  • 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
  • 23 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Regional Program for South Sinai Development has supplied eight potable water trucks to four cities in the South Sinai Governorate in the Sinai Peninsula in eastern Egypt this month. The eight trucks, which cost a total of $1.3 million
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The pipeline carrying water from the Nile River in the upper Egyptian city of Qena to the coastal city of Safaga in the Red Sea governorate in eastern Egypt will be upgraded, according to officials. "The ministry of housing and urban
  • 30 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan- A new law passed by the Jordanian parliament paving the way for the country to use nuclear energy for water desalination, and several Middle Eastern countries are following the same path. A Jordanian energy committee, spearheaded by
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Egyptian water and ecological experts are concerned over the effects of a joint project by Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority to connect the Dead Sea to the Red Sea. The National Committee on Seas, a body affiliated with the

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