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  • 7 Nov 2019- 07:29 by Local Press Report LODWAR Construction Review Online The government of Kenya through the Turkana County Government is in talks with Almar Water Solutions, a Spanish provider of specialist expertise and solutions in water infrastructure development, for the construction of a
  • 29 Oct 2019- 13:23 by Local Press Report MOMBASA Global Trending News Authorities in Kenya’s driest region are in talks with a Saudi investor to build a desalination plant, after hopes of finding drinking water from an aquifer were dashed. Tito Ochieng, the director of water services in Turkana, in
  • 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
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIJMEGEN, Netherlands A letter on behalf of 30 international and African NGOs and activists has been sent to Standard Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation urging the lenders to reconsider their initial support for an oil development project in
  • 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
  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report KITUI The Star The contractor of the stalled multimillion Umaa dam has been paid Sh536 million ($5.35 Million USD) even though construction has stopped. The contractor, Draft and Development Engineers, demanded to be paid Sh1.6 ($15.9 Million) but after
  • 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
  • 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
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”

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