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31 Jan 2019 RIYADH
Almar Water Solutions, part of Abdul Latif Jameel, has been awarded a contract to develop a desalination plant in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Over $600m will be invested in the project, creating 700 jobs, in line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and its objectives to increase investment and employment opportunities.
28 Jan 2019 TEL AVIV
The Red Sea-Dead Sea water project, a planned 200 km canal which would bring water from the Red Sea to a desalination centre in the Dead Sea port of Aqaba, Jordan, has been under consideration since 2013, but stalled by bureaucratic hurdles and diplomatic tensions. Recently, Tel Aviv signalled its willingness to move forward with the project...
3 Jan 2019 Jerusalem, Israel
A funding proposal for the long-delayed multi-Billion USD project for a canal linking the Red Sea and Dead Sea is set to come to a vote in Israel’s Cabinet soon.Israel’s Hadashot TV news bulletin reported last week that progress between the governments of Jordan and Israel comes after recent secret talks in New York between regional cooperation and security officials from the two countries...
2 May 2018 CAIRO, Egypt
The Egyptian Government is planning to expand water desalination plants, as well as address villages’ sewage problems, according to Mamdouh Raslan, chairman of the country's Holding Company for Water & Wastewater (HCWW).Raslan said that this plan accommodates Egypt’s population increase, especially in coastal cities, adding that coverage of drinking water in Egypt is about 95 percent (Egypt Today)...
14 Feb 2018 AMMAN
Jordan is committed to implementing the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project despite repeated Israeli signals that it was withdrawing from the regional scheme, a source said on Sunday. An official warned that Israel's frequently suggested withdrawal from the project and deliberate creation of stumbling blocks to hold the project back can "only hurt regional stability".
21 Jan 2018 RIYADH
Saudi Arabia plans to build nine desalination plants for more than 2 billion riyals ($530 million) on the Red Sea coast, its environment minister said on Sunday. The plants will have capacity of 240,000 cubic meters of water per day and will be completed in less than 18 months.
23 Nov 2017 TEL AVIV
Jordan will forge ahead with the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project despite Israel's threat to drop it as it is just a propaganda tool to pressure the country to accept the return of its diplomats, according to local experts.
14 Jul 2017 TEL AVIV, Israel
Israel and the State of Palestine this week reached agreement around development of the Red-Sea Dead Sea canal project that will include the sale of 33 million cubic liters of water to the Palestine National Authority (PA).The project is part of a larger plan, which includes Jordan, to send water through the pipeline from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea...
4 Jul 2017 EL GEZIRA ABA
The water stations on the Nile have stopped pumping water into the water network of El Gezira Aba for several continuous days. “Meanwhile, the parties responsible are completely absent. This is causing a great suffering for the local people,” a listener said. Since the beginning of the fasting month of Ramadan, the capitals of North Darfur, Red Sea, and Blue Nile states witnessed a severe shortage of drinking water because of varying reasons: districts cut-off from the water network or broken water pipelines...
14 Dec 2016 AMMAN
Jordan’s Water and Irrigation Ministry has short-listed five teams,out of 17 original proposals, to submit definitive bids for the $1.1-billion first phase of the project to pump water from the Red Sea to the shrinking Dead Sea on the Israel-Jordan border. The work also will include boosted water and power supply facilities for the region, including a new desalination plant.
31 Oct 2016 AMMAN, Jordan
The winning bid for the first phase of the $400 million USD Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project will be announced in early November, a Jordanian government official said last week.The unnamed Water Ministry official told the Jordan Times on October 26th that a technical committee was in the final phase of reviewing the pre-qualification proposals submitted by 17 international consortiums...
12 Sep 2016 RIYADH
Saudi Arabia produces 18 percent of the world’s desalinated water, according to the annual report issued by the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), which runs the country’s 28 desalination plants on the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf coasts. Fifty-five percent of desalination plants are located on the country’s east coast and 45 percent on the west coast and they produce a total of 1...