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  • 23 Nov 2020- 08:58 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Oman Observer South Korean-based global construction heavyweight GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C) has announced that consortiums led by its wholly-owned Spanish subsidiary, GS Inima, have secured mandates to build a pair of major
  • 29 Sep 2020- 08:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has awarded the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) $1.16 Million USD for implementing a reliable and inexpensive solution to providing water to refugee camps in Uganda. Delivering water by
  • 6 Jul 2020- 10:55 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Daily Monitor Residents in five villages in Mugoye Sub County, Kalangala District have raised a red flag over industrial waste that has contaminated a key water source in the area. Residents say the continued release of waste from a Palm Oil Mill at
  • 11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inform national planning and evidence-based
  • 7 Aug 2019- 14:05 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Arabian Business Oman is set to invest $7 billion in the next 20 years – averaging $381 million per year- to develop wastewater treatment plants and extend sewage network lines across the country. A report by the Supreme Council for Planning revealed
  • 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
  • 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”
  • 18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report MUSCAT GDN Online The largest water desalination plant was officially opened, pumping up to 281,000 cubic metres per day. A consortium made up of Itochu Corporation, ENGIE, SUEZ, and Towell Engineering, to finance, build and operate a new seawater
  • 19 Apr 2018- 08:08 by Local Press Report MUSCAT, Oman Trade Arabia Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has awarded a $155 million USD contract to a consortium led by Saudi-based Acwa Power for developing the sultanate's first independent water desalination procurement at Salalah in the
  • 21 Mar 2018- 07:53 by Local Press Report MUSCAT MENAFN The Public Authority for Electricity and Water (Diam) is planning to add ten more desalination plants to its network by 2023. Climate Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment Scarcity Social Issues Muscat Asia Oman Oman’s Public
  • 27 Feb 2018- 09:35 by Local Press Report BARKA GDN Online The operations at Barka desalination plant continues to be affected by the "Red Tide" situation near Barka, said the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW). The Central Emergency Committee urged the residents of Seeb and
  • 6 Feb 2018- 13:09 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Muscat Daily Oman Power and Water Procurement Co (OPWP) has initiated the pre-qualification process for developers to set up a new large independent water project (IWP) in Ghubra. The proposed water desalination plant will have a capacity to produce
  • 13 Dec 2017- 08:02 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Arabian Business A consortium led by Saudi-based ACWA Power has been awarded the Salalah Independent Water Project by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company. The plant will be located in Salalah and will have a capacity to generate 25 million
  • 28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Last week’s summit of Nile Basin countries did not live up to its billing. Only two heads of state bothered to make the journey to the June 20-22 event in Kampala, Uganda to resolve differences around the contentious 2010 Entebbe
  • 23 Jun 2017- 13:28 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Independent Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni of Uganda has said at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State summit held at State

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