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  • 31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The winning bid for the first phase of the $400 million USD Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project will be announced in early November, a Jordanian government official said last week. The unnamed Water Ministry official told the Jordan
  • 25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan and the United States on October 23rd signed four grant agreements totaling $786.8 million USD to support the Red-Dead Canal project and to help the kingdom deal with the Syrian refugee crisis. “This crucial aid comes at a very
  • 23 Jun 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Jerusalem Post A plan to build a desalination plant in northern Israel has drawn the ire of local residents and legislators as well. However, an official from the Israel Water Authority said the harsh reaction may just be a case of NIMBY (Not In MY
  • 22 Jun 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Seventeen international firms have submitted tenders for construction of a canal linking the Red Sea and the Dead Sea as part of the joint Jordanian-Israeli Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project, the Jordanian government said this week
  • 20 Jun 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Ynet News The salinity of the Sea of Galilee's water is on the rise, which could affect both drinking water and water used in agriculture. According to different assessments, the solution lies in adding new water sources to the Kinneret, partly
  • 8 Jun 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Opponents of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project attempted to make their case before the Israeli Knesset’s Science and Technology Committee this week. Critics of the project, who include residents from the project area and
  • 12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan this week signed a technical cooperation agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to carry out studies for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. Under the
  • 11 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AQABA, Jordan Israel and Jordan presented the planned $400 million USD Red Sea-Dead Sea water transfer to potential investors at an international conference in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba on May 9th. The US government has already pledged $100
  • 21 Apr 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation has extended the deadline for prequalification proposals for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The new deadline for bids for the build, operate and transfer contract
  • 7 Jan 2016- 09:43 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Arutz Sheva The Water Authority has announced that the sparse rainfall over the past three winters in northern Israel has left its mark on the country's largest reservoir-- the Kineret (Sea of Galilee). As a result, the available water supply
  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Water Ministry on December 19th signed the engineering services agreement for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The $4.6 million USD contract is being funded by a grant from the French government, a
  • 8 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel A local planning and building committee in Israel has rejected a proposal by national water company Mekorot to build a pipeline to transfer water to Jordan as part of the historic water-sharing agreement between the two countries.
  • 3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel and Jordan on December 1st issued a prequalification tender for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea canal. Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom and Jordanian Water and Irrigation Minister Hazim El Naser jointly announced
  • 6 Nov 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel and Jordan have finished formulating an international tender to dig the Red Sea-Dead Sea canal, Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom told Israel Radio. Shalom said the completed tender would be presented soon. The canal is part
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Hundreds of Israeli farmers, environmental activists and members of the public have signed a petition urging the government to call off the planned transfer of 50 million cubic meters of water from Lake Kinneret to neighboring Jordan.

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