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  • 20 Mar 2012- 12:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent France, MARSEILLE The French government will contribute $13.2 million USD to a project to build a desalination plant in Gaza, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon announced on March 12 at the opening of the sixth World Water Forum. The $395 million USD
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates I he Dubai Institute of Technology's (DIT) newly created Excellence Center for Integrated Water Management was launched last week at the International Desalination Association's (IDA) World Summit in Dubai. The
  • 26 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, SHARJAH Sharjah has issued a draft law under which no wells can be dug without approval of the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA). It also calls for protection of groundwater resources from pollution and waste. The
  • 2 Nov 2008- 19:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, SHARJAH Municipal authorities in Sharjah have launched a drive against unhygienic water storage tanks and landlords who neglect hygiene and cleanliness in their residential, commercial and industrial buildings. The drive to
  • 25 Jun 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, AJMAN Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — About 5 percent of samples taken at water distribution, packaging and manufacturers in Ajman were unfit for human consumption, according to an environmental regulator in the emirate. Some 123