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  • 11 Jan 2021- 12:22 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Israel Hayom Israel's national water company, Mekorot, is on the verge of signing its first deal to provide Bahrain with desalination technology for brackish water. Although the company did not release its projections for it, the deal is said
  • 9 Jan 2021- 10:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat TEL AVIV, Israel   PUBLISHER'S CORRECTION, 13 January: This news article (OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat) has been corrected to reflect a mis-spelling in the original article of "Metulla", and a misrepresentation of the legal status of the
  • 11 Dec 2020- 07:25 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Jerusalem Post European Union officials promised to help provide Gaza with COVID-19 vaccines and clear water, when a delegation from its Office of the EU Representative made its first visit to the Strip in four years. “The moment these vaccines
  • 8 Dec 2020- 07:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India PowerChina has announced plans to construct up to 60 gigawatts (GW) of hydropower capacity on the Yarlung Tsangpo River (known in downstream India as the Brahmaputra River) in The Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), prompting concern from
  • 29 Jul 2020- 07:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat TEL AVIV, Israel Two more cyber attacks against Israeli water infrastructure were reportedly attempted in mid-July; Israeli Water Authority have confirmed that no damage was inflicted. “These were specific, small drainage installations in the agriculture
  • 18 May 2020- 08:34 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV WAFA Israeli forces demolished this morning animal barns and seized water pipes in al-Ras al-Ahmar and al-Buqeiah villages in the northern Jordan Valley, according to human rights defender Aref Daraghme. Soldiers broke into al-Buqeiah and seized
  • 12 May 2020- 09:27 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Al-Monitor US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to arrive in Israel on May 13. Though there are many issues on his agenda, one specific topic is particularly sensitive, since it revolves around Israel’s involvement in the worsening clash
  • 5 May 2020- 09:41 by Staff- Water Diplomat TASHKENT, Uzbekistan More than 90,000 people have been evacuated in eastern Uzbekistan and in the south of neighbouring Kazakhstan after a 1 May breach in the Sardoba Dam on the Syr Darya river basin in Uzbekistan following heavy rainfall and high winds.
  • 28 Apr 2020- 07:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat TEL AVIV, Israel Israel’s Water Authority has reported that a number of cyber attacks on command and control systems of several wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and sewage water infrastructure were attempted throughout the country. The 24-25
  • 25 Apr 2020- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh capital city Dhaka's water and sewage system is to benefit from development bank and government investment to improve supply and sanitation for an underserved, fast growing poulation. The World Bank (WB) and the Asian
  • 18 Mar 2020- 11:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Following Ethiopia’s effective withdrawal from US-brokered negotiations around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, the governments of both Egypt and Ethiopia are engaging in international lobbying
  • 25 Feb 2020- 08:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States United States President Donald Trump’s long-awaited “Peace Plan” for the Middle East, revealed 28 January, has come under fire for disregarding the political and economic needs of occupied Palestine and lack of recognition or
  • 12 Feb 2020- 11:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced a $10-15 Million USD grant for desalination in Gaza, Palestine. This funding, announced 10 February, will supplement funds already committed by the Partnership for Infrastructure Development in
  • 6 Feb 2020- 06:22 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestine Chronicle Israeli forces today destroyed pipelines that were supplying the northern Jordan Valley village of Bardala with irrigation water. Ziad Sawafta, deputy mayor of Bardala village council, told WAFA that Israeli forces regularly
  • 18 Dec 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Israel Hayom Seeking to fight the surging water crisis, the Israeli government has approved the construction of another desalination plant, this time in the Western Galilee. The new facility will join an unrivaled array of five desalination plants

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