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  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - AMMAN, Jordan - Local Press Report

    — Recent rains increased the amount of water stored in Jordan's dams by some 8.3 million cubic meters.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - nairoBi, Kenya - Local Press Report

    — Normal water supply returned in Kisumu now that water hyacinth has been cleared from the main intake point at Kavirondo Gulf in Lake Victoria.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Local Press Report

    —The European Union and the United Nations Children's Fund are partnering for a $29 million USD program to improve water and sanitation in Ethiopia.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - KAMPALA, Uganda - Local Press Report

    — Uganda's Mukono district is getting $1.15 million USD from the National Water and Sewerage Corporation to extend the water supply system.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — A consortium led by utility giant Suez Energy International has won the contract for Saudi Arabia's top independent water and power project (IWPP) at Jubail.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - nairoBi, Kenya, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Saudi Arabia's 2007 national budget, the - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    —Western Union Foundation has partnered with Post Bank, Diamond Trust Bank Kenya and Kenya Commercial Bank to fund phase one of a $1.4 million USD water infrastructure development project.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - united arab emirates, ABU DHABI - Local Press Report

    —Sembcorp Utilities has won the bid for privatization of the Union Water and Electricity Company, which operates the $1.4 billion Fujairah independent water and power project.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - duBai, united arab emirates - Local Press Report

    — Four Persian Gulf countries - the United Arab Emirates Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain - are expected to spend some $150 billion USD on infrastructure projects in the next three years.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - DOHA, Qatar - Local Press Report

    — Power and water consumption in Qatar is rising at a rate of 13 to 14 percent per year, according to Minister of Finance and Acting Minister of Economy and Commerce Yousuf Hussain Kamal.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - MANAMA, Bahrain - Local Press Report

    — Bahrain-based Ithmaar Bank is co-sponsoring a new $2 billion USD Shariacompliant fund aimed at regional infrastructure investment.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Citizens of Al-Shohadaa city in Menoufiya Governorate, located about 60 kilometers north of Cairo, are suffering from deteriorating health conditions due to a lack of

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - nairoBi, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — As rains pound several parts of East Africa, there still is a shortage of clean water in many parts of Kenya.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Egyptian water and ecological experts are concerned over the effects of a joint project by Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority to connect the Dead Sea to the Red Sea.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - duBai, united arab emirates, TEL AVIV, Israel - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Israel-based international water treatment company Yamit E.L.I, has completed installation of a drinking water system in La Palma, Panama.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - KAMPALA, Uganda - Local Press Report

    — Uganda's Directorate of Water Development wants to reduce the amount of outflow from Lake Victoria to alleviate the problem falling water levels.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Local Press Report

    — South Africa's Water Affairs and Forestry Ministry is still investigating the effects of three jet fuel spillages at the OR Tambo International Airport, which caused significant

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - united arab emirates, ABU DHABI - Local Press Report

    — The Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority is co-sponsoring an environmental exhibition in the emirate at the end of January.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - KAMPALA, Uganda - Local Press Report

    — Egypt has allocated more money to remove water hyacinth from lakes Victoria, Albert and Kyoga, bringing the total funds the country has given to $18.4 million USD.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Local Press Report

    — The government of Burkina Faso has shut off pumps to 11 deep water wells and may shut down more, after residents in the north part of the country have shown signs of arsenic poisoning.

  • 8 Jan 2007 - 06:53 - Iraq, BAGHDAD - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — By the end of 2006 Iraq's Ministry of Water Resources had awarded 168 projects with a total cost of $113 million USD.

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