Showing posts with label water resources. Show all posts
Showing posts with label water resources. Show all posts

Monday, November 09, 2015

Cairo worried rate of Renaissance Dam construction too quick to execute recommendations

Egypt expressed worries on Sunday that the construction rate of Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam is too quick to carry out any future recommendations of the tripartite committee, state news agency MENA reported.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Tibetan PM in-exile warns impact in Northeast from dams built by China in Tibet

Tibetan prime minister in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Monday has warned dam construction in Tibet by China is set to have serious ecological and livelihood implications due to alteration of water flow through Brahmaputra in Northeast.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Egypt to hold meeting on Renaissance Dam with Sudan and Ethiopia

Egypt has invited Sudanese and Ethiopian officials for a meeting in Cairo next week to discuss issues regarding Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam, according to an announcement by Minister of Water Sources and Irrigation Hossam Moghazi.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Tackling water-related challenges an ‘urgent task’ as world moves forward on Global Goals (UN deputy chief)

 UN, 27 September 2015 – United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today urged swift action on the newly-adopted Global Goals directly related to the protection and equitable use of the planet’s precious water resources, as discussion continued at UN Headquarters on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda.

Sunday, September 06, 2015

Foreign consultants miss Renaissance Dam deadline; Egypt concerned

Egypt's irrigation minister Hossam Moghazi expressed on Sunday Egypt’s concern about the failure of foreign consultancy firms to submit reports on the impact of the Renaissance Dam, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Shade balls ‘to answer Turkey’s water problems’ (video)

A grapefruit-sized plastic ball could help answer Turkey’s water shortage problems, according to a Turkish businessman producing an innovative solution.

Renaissance Dam tripartite meetings to resume in Ethiopia

Egypt's Minister of Irrigation, Hossam Moghazi, said on Monday that the tripartite committee for Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam will meet on 20 and 21 August in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

Friday, June 05, 2015

Fracking tech has no 'widespread' impacts on drinking water

A technique used to boost oil and gas production, known as hydraulic fracturing or fracking, has not led to "widespread, systemic impacts" on drinking water resources in the United States, the country's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Phuket Prays for Rain: Drought Will Become a Tap Water Crisis in 10 Days

 Parts of Phuket have almost run dry of tap water and the whole holiday island will be in a drought crisis if rain does not fall within 10 days, officials confirmed today.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Disaster predicted as glaciers retreat

Since the 1950s, China's glaciers have retreated by about 7,600 square kilometers, or around 18 percent. An average of 247 square kilometers of glacial ice has disappeared every year.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Botswana to source more water from neighboring countries. (climate change, inadequate infrastructural development and poor conservation)

Faced with a challenge of deteriorating water supply, landlocked Botswana has been forced to look at neighboring countries for water, officials announced Thursday.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

No connection between Egypt's Nile phosphate accident and poisoning cases (Minister)

Egypt's minister of water and irrigation has denied any connection between cases of poisoning in the Nile Delta city of Sharqiya and the sinking of a barge in the Nile carrying phosphate.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Phosphate-carrying barge still in Nile (Egyptian official)

Efforts are still ongoing to take out the sunken barge from the Nile that was carrying phosphate, a spokesman for Egypt’s National Water and Sanitation Company told Ahram Online Thursday.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign declaration of principles to resolve Nile dam dispute (UPDATED)

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have signed a declaration of principles on Monday, in a critical step towards resolving a four-year dispute over Nile water sharing arrangements among Basin countries.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Egypt is 'highly sensitive' to any project to hold Nile water (Irrigation minister)

Egyptian irrigation minister Hossam Moghazi stressed that Egypt is “highly sensitive” towards any project to store Nile water in upstream countries, as it might diminish the country’s water supply, state news agency MENA reported.

Ethiopia is currently building a large dam on the Blue Nile, the Nile’s largest tributary.The Renaissace Dam is to include a 74-billion-cubic-metre reservoir when finished.

Grand Renaissance Dam: Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al -Sisi has asked a government commission to review a proposed Nile agreement with Ethiopia and Sudan.

 Al-Sisi held a meeting Tuesday with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi.

"The meeting discussed the outcome of meetings of a Nile panel on a [proposed] declaration of principles between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the Renaissance Dam," presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef said in a statement.

Monday, March 09, 2015

Grand Renaissance Dam: Hydro diplomacy on the Nile

A long-simmering water conflict between Ethiopia and Egypt has moved a step closer to resolution, after the countries' foreign ministers announced last week they had reached a preliminary agreement on sharing Nile water.

Friday, March 06, 2015

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agree basis of Nile deal

The foreign ministers of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia said early on Friday they had reached the basis of an agreement on the sharing of Nile waters and Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam.

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Ethiopia dam studies firm to be announced soon (Egypt minister)

An international firm is set to be announced for conducting studies on Ethiopia’s controversial Grand Renaissance Dam following Egypt’s upcoming investment summit.

Monday, March 02, 2015

Grand Renaissance Dam: Egypt ministers head to Sudan for Ethiopia dam meetings

Egypt's foreign and irrigation ministers are headed to Khartoum on Monday for talks over Ethiopia's large-scale dam project which Cairo fears will affect its Nile water supply.

EL News

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