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  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda New Vision (Uganda) — Egypt has helped finance construction of a new landing site in Gaba, and Egypt's Water Minister will commission the project when it is completed in May. The Egyptian government spent more than $300,000 to
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRBIL, Iraq — Iraq's northern regions are bustling with commerce and looking to the future with dozens of water projects planned for this year alone. The local Kurdish governments here have announced 31 projects to build new water plants and extend
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Seventy-five percent of Egypt's drinking water is lost due to the bad condition of water networks, according to a new report. Gross production of drinking water in Egypt is about 20.5 million cubic meters per day, costing some $1.3
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — A series of sewer main bursts flooded the streets of Cairo for the second time this week. One main burst in Cairo's southern district of Maadi, where the levels of sewage water in the streets reached half a meter. Business owners
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt, ZIMBABWE, HARARE — The Alexandria Water Company is under fire from the government for water losses amounting to $53 million USD and accusations of wrongdoing by company officials. The Alexandria Water Company wasted about 1 billion cubic
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — The World Bank already is starting to slip behind its own deadlines in launching a $15.5 million USD feasibility study of the proposed Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project. Before the first shovel of dirt is turned, the project to build a
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report South Africa, TSHWANE BuaNews (South Africa) — The Municipal Infrastructure Grant will receive $56.5 million USD in government funds to improve basic sanitation services in the country. Addressing the South African Parliament, Finance Minister Trevor Manuel
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israel and the emerging Palestinian state live in parallel universes when it comes to water. In one universe, water can be pulled from the ground or, if necessary, coaxed from the sea. In the other universe people can't use
  • 19 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, ZIMBABWE, HARARE — Coast Water and Sewerage Company has commenced construction of water tanks in Kilifi District along the Kenyan coast. The two tanks are the first phase of a series of projects in Kilifi that the Kenyan government,
  • 19 Feb 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report CAIRO, Egypt OOSKAnews — Members of Egypt's Parliament have raised the issue of drinking water pollution in a number of villages and the Nile River, saying the government's failure to deal with the problem could be grounds for a no-confidence vote.
  • 19 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — Kuwait's Council of Ministers approved a new law governing water tariff structures, although analysts question whether it will be enacted. One major hurdle to the restructuring is Kuwait's National Assembly (parliament),
  • 19 Feb 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report nairoBi, Kenya The Nation (Kenya) — The government is formulating a policy to regulate lake and river basin and other regional development authorities. The policy would capture incomegenerating projects and include hiring specialized staff to run the six
  • 19 Feb 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Addis Fortune (Ethiopia) — The Ministry of Water Resources will establish two organizations to oversee projects on the Nile River. The Abay (Nile) Basin Council and Abay Basin Authority were established under a draft law that was
  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — When Geoff Lawton met Jordanian farmers, 2 kilometers north of the Dead Sea, they thought his ideas were out of this world- he was proposing to salvage a totally dried, salted land and turn it into a self-sustainable farm. The alkaline
  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — Athi Water Services Board is seeking bids for one construction project and two consulting services contracts to, one to improve management and staff performance, and one to provide legal support services

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