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Catastrophic decline of Euphrates River water level

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 06:16 GMT

Under hashtag #الفرات_ينحسر (the Euphrates declines), Syrians posted photos of the water level of the river, showing how parts in along the river inside the Syrian lands dried up.

Egypt's FM, irrigation minister present to U.S. Special Envoy for Horn of Africa negotiation pathway on Ethiopian dam over past decade

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 08:06 GMT

Both parties also held consultations over ways to make the ongoing efforts succeed in reaching a legal binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Ethiopian dam.

Egyptian ambassador holds meetings with Canadian parliamentarians on Ethiopian dam issue

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 11:17 GMT

The meetings are aimed at creating awareness on the repercussions of Ethiopia's unilateral measures pertinent to the filling and operation of the dam without a legal binding agreement.

PM: State implements various mega projects to make use of every drop of water

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 09:04 GMT

Speaking at a ceremony on the occasion of launching the national program for structural reforms, Madbouli said the wastewater treatment and irrigation projects constitute a challenge to the Egyptian state to maintain its water resources in light of overpopulation.

Egypt finishes lining 1.6K kilometers of canals within water management plan

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 11:35 GMT

That is within the first phase that will end on June 20, 2022.

1st phase of canals lining in Egypt to be over June 20, 2022

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:32 GMT

It is worth hundreds of billions of pounds and targets thousands of kilometers.

FM delivers message on Ethiopian Dam from Egyptian pres. to South African counterpart

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 10:56 GMT

The message conveys the status quo of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Egyptian stance on the issue.

Egyptian statistics body issues figures on fresh water production in FY2019/2010

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 12:12 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) released Monday data on fresh water produced in Egypt in FY2019/2020.

Egypt's foreign affairs minister embarks on African tour to deliver updates of Renaissance Dam negotiations

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 08:23 GMT

Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry embarked on Sunday on an African tour to update several countries on the developments of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Egypt reviews situation of Nile seasonal flood for year 2021-2022

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 04:12 GMT

The meeting discussed the scenarios for the ministry’s dealing with water needs during this year in conjunction with the beginning of this water season due in July-August.

Soft loans offered to farmers in the form of smart irrigation devices to save water, increase yield

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 10:55 GMT

Soft loans are being offered to farmers to switch from flood to modern irrigation as part of protocols with national banks, head of the Irrigation Development Sector said Wednesday.

Irrigation Ministry spokx: Egypt faces water scarcity problem due to population increase, climate change

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 03:06 GMT

Ghanem added that modern irrigation systems include many systems, but the most common of them is the drip irrigation that we are trying to spread now in ancient lands.

Sisi meets with top state officials to push forward transformational irrigation system

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 11:42 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with top state officials on Tuesday to push forward the transformation of irrigation in Egypt into a smart system that saves water, fertilizers and maximizes yield.

FM presents Ethiopian Dam developments to UN secretary general, contends Egypt's stance on filling, operation

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 02:59 GMT

The minister also reiterated the risk posed by continuous Ethiopian unilateral acts, particularly carrying out the second filling without agreement, and the impact of that on the security and stability of the region.

Chance of Renaissance Dam collapse is 50% due to Ethiopian geology: academic

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 12:20 GMT

"The [Renaissance] dam is located in a geological nature that is one of a kind," Swelam pointed out.

Egypt's irrigation minister clarifies status of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 05:48 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty gave Saturday a TV interview to Amr Adib to clarify the status of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis.

FM clarifies when Egypt will resort to UN Security Council over Ethiopian Dam crisis

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 12:22 GMT

The minister spoke in a phone-in on April 11, 2021.

Reaching water agreement is must or else a big problem would occur for all sides - min.

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 07:32 GMT

Taking the decision to go to war is a difficult one and Egypt should not be forced to take such a decision, he added.

Egypt has 146 wastewater treatment plants, 2 to be added

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 02:50 GMT

The daily capacity of a prospective plant is equal to that of the existing ones combined.

Famine, flooding or war are repercussions of Ethiopian Dam filling without deal

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:50 GMT

A number of Egyptian experts and former ministers gave insight on the issue.

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