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  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Local Press Report

    — A new dam on the Berg River could increase Cape Town's water supply by 81 million cubic meters per year.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - LONDON, United Kingdom - Local Press Report

    — Countries in sub-Saharan Africa will not be able to meet the Millennium Development Goals by 2015, the United Nations said.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - TUNIS, Tunisia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Tunisia extended the deadline for the submission of prequalification documents for the contract to build a desalination plant on the island of Djerba.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - Iraq, BASRAH - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The local reconstruction unit in Basrah has awarded a project to supply and install 1 million gallon water treatment units at a station in Bait Wafi region to a local company, Noor al Basrah.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The government has awarded a $384 million USD potable water transport and delivery project contract to Turkish company Yuksel Insaat Saudi and Yuksel Construction, according to officials.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - nairoBi, Kenya, washington, dc - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) has announced plans to venture into bottled water business, and has almost finished laying the groundwork for its enterprise,

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - United Kingdom, BATH - Local Press Report

    — European food, beverage and bottled water consultancy Zenith International Ltd.

    has opened an office in Dubai.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - GHANA, ACCRA - Local Press Report

    — The Accra Metropolitan Assembly has passed resolutions establishing a drain maintenance fund and a drain maintenance unit.

    The fund has been included in the assembly's annual budget.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — A group of experts have warned against using water from the recently established Al-Salam canal in the Sinai Peninsula.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - Tanzania, DODOMA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Weeds including typha domingensis (a type of cat-tail) and papyrus species are being blamed for the decreased water quality and reduced water runoff in the Pangani River

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — A planned sewage network in Kafr Elwan village, in Qaliubiya Governorate north of Cairo, has never been completed, and now public health and houses are endangered by sewage water.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - AMMAN, Jordan - Local Press Report

    — A pilot plant is to be built to treat the liquid residue left over from the olive-pressing process.

    The $711,000 USD plant is being funded by the European Union.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - united arab emirates, AJMAN - Local Press Report

    — Ajman's sewer system is almost complete, according to Ajman Sewerage (Pvt.) Company Ltd.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - JERUSALEM - Local Press Report

    — An environmental group is urging Israel to spend $1.5 billion USD per year to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - duBai, united arab emirates - Local Press Report

    — International bank HSBC is spending $90 million USD to reduce the company's impact on the environment, including water and waste reduction programs.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - AMMAN, Jordan - Local Press Report

    -A new company has been launched to manage Amman's water and sewage networks.

    The Jordan Water Company (Miyahuna) replaces French-funded LEMA, whose contract had ended.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - nairoBi, Kenya, Zambia, NDOLA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — While Kenya's water and sanitation sectors have undergone reforms over the years, the government has not put sufficient resources into sewerage.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - duBai, united arab emirates - Local Press Report

    — Without a change in subsidy regulations, consumers in the United Arab Emirates will not conserve water, according to an official at engineering consultancy Hyder Consulting.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - GHANA, ACCRA - Local Press Report

    — The government is expected to issue a new building code that will require a separate apparatus for harvesting rain water before a building permit can be approved.

  • 9 Jul 2007 - 10:09 - ZIMBABWE, HARARE - Local Press Report

    — The Zimbabwer National Water Authority (ZINWA) took over responsibility for water treatment, distribution, billing and sewage services in the municipality of Bindura.

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