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United States: United Water and the city of Atlanta agreed to end their 20-year operations and maintenance agreement signed in 1999 (see story, p.10). The contract was worth annual revenues of $20 million.
The project agreement for the As-Samra WwTP was signed last month by Jordanian Minister of Water and Irrigation Hazim El-Naser and representatives from the Samra Plant Consortium (SPC). SPC is comprised of Ondeo, Ondeo Degrémont and Morganti of the US.
Among the declarations to come out of the recent World Summit on Sustainable Development was a joint announcement from Jordan and Israel that they are to pursue an estimated $1 billion project to transport water from the Red Sea near Eilat to the Dead Sea.
THE UK’S ATKINS WATER is to provide revenue and technical due diligence to the lenders which eventually sign up for the Ajman wastewater concession.
Welcome to July’s Global Water Intelligence. Middle East news dominates this month. Jordan’s Minister of Water & Irrigation announced his government’s intention to invest up to $2.5 billion on water projects at a conference in London last month.
The Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) is developing a number of PSP initiatives, including management contracts for the country’s Northern Governorates and Middle Governorates, and a possible BOT scheme for a desalination plant at Aqaba. Projects were outlined at a MEED water conference held in London last month.
THE US INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, US AID is to extend a three-year water conservation programme in Jordan for a further two years.
JORDAN’S MINISTRY OF WATER AND IRRIGATION is to change the technical specification of the $220 million Wihdeh dam project in order to attain a better design. The dam is to be built on the Yarmouk river on the border with Syria.
Central and eastern Europe takes centre stage this month.
THE JORDANIAN MINISTER OF WATER, Hazim El-Naser, has said that a Libyan group – the Libyan External Investment Company – has expressed an interest in taking part in the Disi-Mudawara to Amman water conveyor by taking a 15-20% stake in the project.