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  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan- The Jordanian Water Authority has received prequalification bids from two South Korean companies for a new sewage treatment plant. Hyundai Engineering & Construction Company and Kolon Engineering have submitted prequalification
  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, GHANA, BOLGATANGA — Kenya has urged fellow riparian states to speed up the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Programs for faster progress in poverty eradication and sustainable socio-economic development. The programs should be
  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Times — Jordanian lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the failure of the $85 million USD Karameh Dam. Parliamentary deputies held three hours of debate on whether the dam's failure should be treated as a criminal
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Southern Africa's otherwise adequate water supplies from aquifers and rivers are being threatened by rising pollution levels from industrial wastewater discharges. The problem is especially acute in countries such as
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda New Vision (Uganda) — The National Water and Sewerage Company will upgrade the Masese water treatment plant to counter the effects of dropping water levels in Lake Victoria. The drop in the lake's levels left the main pipes supplying
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI, ANGOLA, HUAMBO — United Technical Services (UTS), a UAE-based technology services company) will target new sectors for its new improved wastewater treatment system. Instead of focusing on the water sector, the company
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corporation will present authorities with an aggressive new strategy to counter recurring water shortages throughout the country. Inside sources said the corporation will alleviate shortages by
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, Nigeria, KADUNA — The Water Services Regulatory Board has developed service provision agreements for water services boards and water services providers in Kenya. Service provision agreements are regulatory guidelines that will provide a
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates AME Info — UAE-based Metito called for more private sector involvement in the Middle East's water industry. At the 2nd Annual Congress on Infrastructure Finance in Dubai, Metito concession specialist Bob Smith said rapid
  • 28 Jan 2007- 02:37 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, BULAWAYO ZimOnline — The city of Bulawayo could run out of water in two weeks without significant inflows into city dams. City engineering services director Simela Dube said water levels in the three dams that supply water to the city were at their
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, HARARE Zimbabwe Independent — Bulwayo's City Council is imposing tough restrictions on water use in the municipality to offset supply shortages. The council recently decommissioned Umzingwane dam, one of the main supply dams to the city. Now
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, KAMPALA, Uganda —The emirate of Dubai has indicated that it will start two major drainage projects in 2007, to link new residential developments in the booming city with already existing sewerage networks. According to the
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by Local Press Report Israel, MOSHAV BNEI DROR Haaretz (Israel) — Residents are threatening legal action if the Israeli government does not resolve problems with their contaminated water supply. In a letter to the health, environment, national infrastructure and interior
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia — When African heads of state met in Beijing in November in a much-publicized effort by the Chinese government to strengthen ties in Africa, water was high on the agenda. It's no wonder — China has been upgrading the water systems in
  • 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

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