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  • 16 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Eight prequalified international groups have been invited to submit proposals for a contract to manage Riyadh's water network. The Ministry of Electricity and Water and the National Water Company issued requests for proposals
  • 9 Apr 2007- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The question of whether private companies belong in the business of providing water — and to what extent — has taken a major turn. Global water companies such as Suez and Veolia already admit they have little further appetite
  • 9 Apr 2007- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, PARIS, France, JEDDAH — The World Bank has floated a $15.5 million USD tender for a water conveyance study that includes an assessment of the environmental and social effects of a provisioned canal linking the Red Sea with the Dead Sea.
  • 9 Apr 2007- 08:14 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian — The governments of Namibia and South Africa are working together to preserve the wetland areas at the Orange River's mouth. Dawid Boois, governor of Karas, said the countries, which share the river, were also cooperating
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc — Whoever thinks about how much water the world's poorest people can buy? Well, the World Bank Group does, and it estimates that what it calls the "Base of the Pyramid"- the 4 billion or so people who live in relative
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The government is working to secure funds the develop water infrastructure on the country's coast. The government is negotiating with the French Development Bank and the World Bank for a $429 million USD grant to fund the
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Daily Monitor/Addis Fortune (Ethiopia) — Some $200 billion USD worth of projects will be carried out under the Nile Basin initiative in the next 30 years The projects will include dams, power line and other projects, according to
  • 26 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The government has established offices at water catchment areas to improve water resources management at the grassroots level. Six regional offices were set up over the past four years, while 25 sub-regional offices have been proposed.
  • 26 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The Kenyan government has announced an increase in funding of the country's water sector, after years of inadequate financial allocations for water in the country.. The water sector budget for this fiscal year is 11.5 billion
  • 19 Mar 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report TREVOSE, USA, Pennsylvania GE Water & Process Technologies via Business Wire — Dubai will be the final stop on the GE Water & Process Technologies' World Water Tour. GE Water & Process Technologies, a unit of General Electric Company,
  • 19 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The 10 Nile Basin countries reached a final agreement on a new draft Nile Basin Treaty, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mahmoud Abu Zeid announced. "We have agreed on all the institutional and legal aspects of the
  • 19 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Iraq, LIBYA, BAGHDAD — The United Nations Development Program is establishing a water management council to help Iraq manage its resources and coordinate water policies with its neighbors. Ashraf Ghadhi, the UN envoy to Iraq, said that
  • 19 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt, ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Egyptian Shura Council, the lower house of parliament, agreed on a draft law to allocate an additional $350 million USD for drinking water and sewage projects during the current fiscal year. The Financial and
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Self-help groups in Kenya's rural areas are starting their own water projects, with approval from the government, donors, and members of the communities. Kenya's rural populations are severely underserved in terms of access to
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, TEL AVIV, Israel — High fluoride concentrations limit ground water utilization in Kenya's Coast, Eastern and North Eastern Provinces. Within these areas water is saline, and fluoride levels surpass the World Health Organization&#039

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