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  • 13 Aug 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Haaretz The Haifa District Court ruled on Monday, in response to a petition from environmental group Adam Teva V'Din, that the Dead Sea Works cannot continue to pump water from the sea to their industrial ponds without receiving water
  • 9 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening its environmental policy since 2008 and
  • 17 May 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Reuters Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the country’s household water and help battle shortages that could arise from climate change.  The
  • 7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that the issue of water should be separated from
  • 6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report JOHOR BAHRU Free Malaysia Today About 17,000 account holders under the Ranhill SAJ water company in Kulai faced water supply disruption which began on Wednesday morning due to ammonia contamination at Sungai Sayong. Johor International Trade, Investment and
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BETHLEHEM Ma'An News Agency More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer in the besieged Gaza Strip does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to the depletion of groundwater reserves with the
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Middle East Monitor Israeli forces and the Israeli Civil Administration cut the water supply to 2,600 of Palestinians living in communities in Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, northern occupied West Bank, yesterday. Israeli forces also cut off
  • 28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Sputnik International The Red Sea-Dead Sea water project, a planned 200 km canal which would bring water from the Red Sea to a desalination centre in the Dead Sea port of Aqaba, Jordan, has been under consideration since 2013, but stalled by
  • 3 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Jerusalem, Israel A funding proposal for the long-delayed multi-Billion USD project for a canal linking the Red Sea and Dead Sea is set to come to a vote in Israel’s Cabinet soon. Israel’s Hadashot TV news bulletin reported last week that progress
  • 26 Nov 2018- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, United States The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is planning to permanently close its mission in the West Bank and Gaza in early 2019 in a move certain to exacerbate an ongoing water crisis in the region. Israeli
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Star 2 The International Water Grid (IWG) is an under-ocean grid system constructed primarily of plastic pipes that will link rivers around the world to desert coastlines. From there, land distribution pipes and storage reservoirs will provide
  • 30 Oct 2018- 12:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Globes Four months after the government approved a strategic plan for coping with Israel's prolonged drought, the ministerial tenders committee, representing the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water
  • 8 Oct 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Jerusalem Post Seven local and international groups have submitted initial bids to construct the world’s largest desalination plant in Israel, the Finance Ministry announced on Sunday. The public-private partnership project called Sorek 2, due to
  • 27 Sep 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report PUTRAJAYA The Straits Times Singapore's Ministry of Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) has requested that a study on factors affecting the Johor River is completed to ensure a "resilient water supply for Singapore and Johor". "The
  • 11 Sep 2018- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel Following August's leptospirosis outbreak in the Jordan River system in the Golan Heights region of northern Israel, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued September 7 a "Watch- Level 1, Practice Usual

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