Egypt introduces subsurface drainage systems across 6M feddans

Wed, 10 Jan 2024 - 03:17 GMT

Others had been renovated across 2.3 million feddans.

Egypt’s expertise in water resources should serve African interests: Sisi

Tue, 12 Dec 2023 - 12:26 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi followed up on water cooperation with the Nile Basin countries in a Tuesday meeting with the prime minister.

UNICEF to implement water, sanitation projects in Upper Egypt over 3 years

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 - 11:36 GMT

The initiative is worth $2.5 million.

Egypt builds 28 solar-powered underground water pumping stations in South Sudan

Mon, 30 Oct 2023 - 07:35 GMT

That is in addition to four rainwater harvesting dams.

Egypt implements hundreds of projects to protect Sinai from flash floods

Mon, 30 Oct 2023 - 07:04 GMT

In 2014, the Egyptian government launched a series of projects aimed at protecting Sinai from flash floods.

Size of Ethiopian Dam's 4th filling is 24B cubic meters: Egyptian geologist

Sun, 17 Sep 2023 - 03:47 GMT

That is more than those of the previous ones combined.

Egypt describes 4th filling of Ethiopian dam as violation of Declaration of Principles

Sun, 10 Sep 2023 - 08:27 GMT

The declaration provides the necessity of congruence among the three countries on the filling and operation processes.

Egypt, Kenya prepare a long-term plan to construct dams, dig underground wells

Mon, 04 Sep 2023 - 06:17 GMT

The long-term plan of cooperation includes constructing 10 dams to collect rainwater, digging 10 groundwater wells, and establishing a pilot area for modern irrigation on an area of 100 acres. As per the new plan, Egypt will provide a training program to Kenyan cadres in the field of water resources and irrigation, the statement added.

Egyptian geologist reveals updates on disputed Ethiopian Dam's 4th filling

Sun, 27 Aug 2023 - 11:27 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky Abbas Sharaqy posted Saturday on Facebook satellite images.

Egypt's irrigation minister highlights measures taken to fight water poverty

Sun, 23 Jul 2023 - 03:17 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam noted in a TV interview Saturday that the water poverty line is 1,000 cubic meters per capita per annum and that the figure in Egypt is half that quantity.

Dumbing toxic or chemical materials in waters to be punished by prison, fine

Wed, 19 Jul 2023 - 08:11 GMT

The Egyptian Law for the Protection and Development of Lakes and Fisheries, issued No. 146 of 2021, sets the rules for the practice of fishing boats and those working on them.

Egypt takes steps to mend irrigation problems in Siwa oasis

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 11:32 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources released Monday a report on measures taken to resolve problems that have lasted for 30 years.

Mauritanian president commends Egypt's patience, wisdom on Ethiopian Dam dispute

Sun, 04 Jun 2023 - 01:46 GMT

The two chiefs of state tackled the conditions of Libya and Sudan as well as the "Nile Water" issue.

CWW 2023 seeks to put water at heart of climate action in preparation for COP28: Egypt

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 05:48 GMT

The sixth edition of Cairo Water Week (CWW), scheduled to be held by the end of October, will continue the efforts to put water at the heart of climate action, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation Hani Sewilam said on Thursday.

Irrigation min.: Water sector faces climate change-linked challenges

Sat, 27 May 2023 - 11:18 GMT

He highlighted the growing hike of population in Egypt from 27 million in 1960s to the current 105 million, while the water resources have not increased.

Egypt calls Ethiopian statement 'desperate attempt to sabotage Arab-African relations'

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 10:51 GMT

The ambassador pointed out that the statement included falsehoods pertinent to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egyptian geologist says 4th filling of Ethiopian Dam to be equivalent to previous 3

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 03:59 GMT

The expert estimates that the height of the middle wall would reach 620 meters this year.

EU, Egypt Mark World Water Day 2023 under theme ‘Accelerating Change’

Sun, 12 Mar 2023 - 06:03 GMT

The celebration at Afla will feature a high level panel discussion with the participation of Ambassador Christian Berger, Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt, and the Minister of Water and Irrigation Dr. Hani Sewilam. The panel is expected to discuss EU-Egypt cooperation in the water sector and efforts underway to increase water sustainability in Egypt.

Egyptian Irrigation Minister heads to Kenya to discuss joint cooperation

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 12:09 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam headed Monday to Kenya in a two-day visit to hold talks on bolstering joint cooperation in the sector.

Egypt invests LE106M in irrigation works in Africa in 2022

Thu, 29 Dec 2022 - 03:23 GMT

Egypt also delivered training to African human resources.