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  • 11 Feb 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report HEBRON Palestine News & Info Agency Israeli forces raided the water pump rooms in the village of at-Tiwani and conducted search operations for the water pipelines in an apparent prelude to cut off water supply to residents. The popular committee
  • 10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report AUSTIN TX NBC News Dallas Here's a new thing keeping Austin weird: Stinky tap water caused by rotting zebra mussels. Residents in some parts of Texas' capital city this week reported foul-smelling water. City officials identified the source as a
  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Deccan Herald “One needs permission from the tribunal to construct a dam, but nor for digging thousands of borewells. Planting of eucalyptus and pumping of ground water are the major reasons for the dying of Arkavathy river,” said Dr Sharachchandra
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MASVINGO The Zimbabwe Daily Masvingo City Council is struggling to raise R400 000 to pay a South African consultancy firm for a financial feasibility report that would help it secure loans to upgrade its water supplies to nearly 60 megalitres daily and end
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette Almar Water Solutions, part of Abdul Latif Jameel, has been awarded a contract to develop a desalination plant in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Over $600m will be invested in the project, creating 700 jobs,
  • 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
  • 25 Jan 2019- 05:58 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Business News Cabinet has approved a $30 million water supply expansion project for the people of Yendi in the Northern Region, expected to be completed within 30 months. The water system would include the construction of a 15,000m3/day (3.3MGD)
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Asia Times China is considering digging two mega canal systems to link the Yangtze River, which runs through central and eastern China, to the Pearl River in southern Guangdong and Guangxi provinces. Shipping, tourism, irrigation, water transfer and
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report HARARE Newsdze Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, could run out of water by 2045 as the city's main water reservoir a serious situation threat, said a professor of environmental studies at the University of Zimbabwe Christopher Magadza. With
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:38 by Local Press Report RIYADH Trade Arabia Saudi Arabia's Water & Electricity Company (WEC) has prequalified eight major international engineering groups as supervision consultants for the upcoming desalination projects in the kingdom. The Saudi utility pointed out that
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report NOVOBUREYSKIY The Siberian Times Stunning sculptures appear hanging on trees that were submerged by a giant new reservoir. As the water levels dipped, officials noticed the ‘mushrooms’ made of ice and sprinkled with snow on the tops of partially submerged
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report PARIS Pumps and Systems Suez has won two contracts in water distribution and network management in Udupi and Puttur, two cities in the Southern Indian state of Karnataka. These 12-year contracts, worth a total of $27 million, will ensure a continuous water
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report KIGALI Japan International Cooperation Agency On January 9, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Rwanda to provide grant aid of up to 3.191 billion yen for the Project for
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:57 by Local Press Report DUBAI MEED Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has invited consultants to submit proposals for the emirate’s first independent water project (IWP). The project will be the first desalination plant that Dubai has tendered under the IWP model.
  • 31 Dec 2018- 07:05 by Local Press Report BERKEL-ENSCHOT The Guardian The Cistercian monastery on the Dutch-Belgian border is the first brewery in western Europe to construct a plant-based water filtration system that avoids the current waste of seven liters of water for every liter of beer produced

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