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  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, HARARE The Herald (Zimbabwe) — A breakdown at Firle sewage treatment plant has led to untreated sewage being dumped directly into the Mukuvisi River. The biological nutrient removal plants, inlet works, primary settling tanks, biofilters and
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Kenya's Water Services Regulatory Board is developing a management information system for the country's water sector. The Water Regulator Information System seeks to facilitate access to information and reporting systems
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation announced it will start two major projects to applying integrated management of water resources in agricultural areas. The two projects will involve a partnership between the
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, TEL AVIV, Israel, Iraq, BAGHDAD — A recent meeting of experts drawn from the Nile Basin countries unanimously endorsed establishing an institutional framework for full and equitable utilization of the Nile River&
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — Several miles away from the federal capital of the U.A.E. — even before you can see the city's skyline — the sand dunes that border the highway become obscured by something else. Palm trees. Not too far down the
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia's first postwar democratically elected government says it is striving to restore to country's public water supply system after a decade and half of civil conflict. Until the outbreak of the civil war in December
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Water levels have risen significantly at Ndakaini Dam, the main water supply source for Nairobi. The increase could mean an end to the chronic water shortages in the Kenyan capital. Mbaruku Vyakweli, corporate affairs manager for the
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Dozens of water packaging companies have sprung up in Sierra Leone to meet consumer demand as state-owned water companies shut off supply. But health officials are concerned about the quality and safety of these products, and
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by Local Press Report Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Arab News (Saudi Arabia) — Jeddah's water supply will be increased from 630,000 cubic meters to over 1.3 million cubic meters per day in the next three years. Saudi Water and Electricity Minister Abdullah al Hussayen said King
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, CHINHOYI The Herald (Zimbabwe) — Pump breakdowns at the Chinhoyi waterworks have led to severe shortages in the town over the past couple of weeks. Town Clerk Orbert Muzawazi said the town had tried to augment pumping at the old water works, but
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates Al Bawaba — Al Naboodah Engineering Services will provide the infrastructure for Dubai's Al Barari development. The Al Barari Development Company said it had contracted Al Naboodah to provide irrigation, drainage and sewerage
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH — Greek company SETE Technical Services S.A. has won the contract to develop a desalination plant at the Saudi King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah. The Saudi General Authority for Civil
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by Local Press Report DOHA, Qatar, Canada, FREDERICTON TradeArabia News Service — New Brunswick-based LuminUltra Technologies has awarded AQUA-tools of Paris the rights to distribute its products in Africa and the Middle East, as well as in Europe. AQUA-tools will market
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by Local Press Report CAIRO, Egypt OOSKAnews — The local council of Menouf, a city located 80 kilometers north of Cairo, said most of the villages around the city lack potable water, and what water is available does not meet safety standards. Council member Mahmoud Bassiouni said
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar, AMMAN, Jordan — Qatar's booming industry and population growth have forced the government to step up its water desalination and reuse plans. Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashgal) in January 2006 asked prequalified companies to

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