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  • 1 Sep 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al Bawaba Suez Canal Area Development Project will depend on desalinated sea water not to pressure the state's network of drinking water, said Egypt's Minister of Irrigation Hossam Moghazi. He added, in a statement on Monday, that a
  • Iran last week announced the launch of a $1.5 billion USD project to bring water from the Caspian Sea to its central desert for drinking and irrigation purposes.
  • The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) decision to expand its mandate to encompass the SEMED (Southern and Eastern Mediterranean) region creates a host of “interesting” new challenges, the bank explains to OOSKAnews.  
  • Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.
  • 15 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)  member countries on June 12 agreed to move forward with establishing a common water network that would also include Egypt. The decision came during the extraordinary meeting in Riyadh of the GCC
  • 11 May 2012- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $25.8 million USD contract to build a potable water pipeline in Dubai, company officials announced on May 7. The contract comes at a time when the company is actively seeking to
  • 16 Jan 2012- 15:58 by Local Press Report TX, SAN ANTONIO TradeArabia News Service The world’s largest membrane bioreactor systems will likely be built in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, with the market expected to expand at a compounded annual growth rate of 17.77 percent to reach $280
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 17 Feb 2008- 22:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The struggling Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Company (DAWASCO) last month realized its largest bill collection to date—$1.9 million USD, surpassing its target of $1.4 million USD. Since the firm
  • 17 Dec 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Degremont has won the $50 million USD design, build and operate (DBO) contract for the Gabl El Asfar wastewater treatment plant east of Cairo. The contract includes construction of an extension to the 1.5 million cubic meters per day
  • 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