69 articles in Jordan

Jordan taps aquifer to create breathing space Vol 15, Issue 8 (August 2014)

The flood of refugees has pushed water resources in the country to breaking point, despite the successful rollout of the Disi-Amman conveyor project. More groundwater will be needed until desal can come to the rescue.

Jordan faces up to the cost of Red-Dead Sea Vol 15, Issue 7 (July 2014)

Jordan is bullish on the prospects for stage one of its ambitious project. In the long term, however, the cost of operating the scheme means major incentives beyond the world of water will be required to make it bankable.

Red Sea plant looks better green Vol 15, Issue 2 (February 2014)

Jordan should link its desalination plans with its ambitions for renewable energy, says Tom Scotney.

REFORM SCHOOL Vol 15, Issue 2 (February 2014)

A new report from PwC, released earlier this month, proposes five key measures to tackle the crisis in the Spanish water market and stimulate the flow of private funds into the sector.

Desal worries hover over Red-Dead Sea plan Vol 14, Issue 12 (December 2013)

The signing of a cross-border agreement on transferring water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea is a historic political coup. The desal plant that will drive the project could be a more difficult – and more distant – prospect.

ARAB DESAL Vol 14, Issue 9 (September 2013)

At the end of August, Jordanian prime minister Abdullah Nsur announced that the country would be pursuing a $1 billion scaled-down version of the Jordan Red Sea Project.

Capital issues linger in Amman Vol 14, Issue 9 (September 2013)

Water transfers with Israel would solve one problem for Jordan’s planners. Construction costs remain the elephant in the room.

Israel considers Jordan water swap deal Vol 14, Issue 9 (September 2013)

Jordan has presented a bold new cross-border solution to the problem of funding the long-delayed Red-Dead desalination project. Do the sums add up?

Jordan crisis prompts calls for water reform Vol 14, Issue 7 (July 2013)

Jordan’s need for capital investment in the water sector is getting more and more pressing. It will have to solve its own debt problems first if it is to make any progress.

MIDDLE EAST WATER IN BRIEF Vol 14, Issue 7 (July 2013)

Qatar has started the process of procurement on a new wave of privately financed desalination plants.