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Plant expansion to boost provision of treated water – ‘Zour station’ tenders to open next week

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: The Ministry of Public Works will expand Sulaibiya and Umm Al-Haiman water treatment plants which will add 670,000 cubic meters of treated water per day once completed, informed sources told the daily. Sources affirmed the ministry is keen on boosting economic efficiency for the project that …

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‘Baths, showers constitute major water consumption’ – Car-wash, kitchen, garden overuse proved wrong

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The activity that consumes most amount of water in private residential areas is “baths and showers”, followed by kitchen needs and then other domestic activities such as watering plants, washing cars and so on, according to an experimental analysis conducted by Ministry of Electricity and Water, …

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MP bids to cancel water, power price hikes

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has unveiled his plan to present a bill canceling the decision to increase electricity and water charges. Warning that the increase, even if it does not cover private houses, will affect citizens negatively; Al-Adsani pointed out in a press statement that the increase …

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Polluted water in schools ‘rumor’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Electricity and Water, with the Environment Public Authority allayed fears of the general public that water supplied to public schools is polluted, affirming the rumor was initiated by a citizen who can’t present any verifiable proof. They refuted the …

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‘Kuwait keen to support’ issues linked with water’ – MPW inks KD 317.7m repairs deals

CAIRO, Oct 23, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait is keen on implementing and following up plans of sustainable development pertaining to water, assistant undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water Humoud al-Radhwan has stressed. Al-Radhwan made the statement to KUNA on Sunday on the sidelines of the 14th meeting …

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Expats likely to pay for water – Meter eyed for each flat

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Expatriates in all likelihood will pay water tariff after implementation of the new electricity and fuel prices due to recent decision of the Ministry of Electricity and Water to install water meter for each flat, reports Al-Rai daily. Currently, each investment building has a single meter …

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Separate water meter for each apartment pondered – Bid to rationalise water use by tenants

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Ministry of Electricity and Water Undersecretary Eng Mohammad Bo Shehri confirmed the formation of a technical committee to study the possibility of installing a water meter for each flat in investment residential buildings in order to rationalize water consumption, reports Al-Rai daily. Bo Shehri said it …

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Call to ban use of water guns during National Day events – ‘Precious resource being wasted’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: In the wake of the decision issued by Environment Public Authority (EPA) four years ago to ban foam sprayed during the National Days, celebrants have substituted foam with water and wasting the precious resource which Ministry of Electricity and Water spends huge sums in producing, reports …

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‘Water supply disrupted’ – Jahra road project in progress

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Water supply has been disrupted in nearly 17 residential areas since Thursday, while some drivers of water tankers have taken advantage of the situation as they increased the price of freshwater to KD 10 per tank in houses and the cooperative societies witnessed crowd of people …

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Water, power to consume 25% of oil – Need for alternative energy

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Electricity and water consumption will eat up 25 percent of Kuwait’s oil production by 2030, reports Al-Rai daily quoting a source from Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR). The source made the statement in the midst of controversies regarding the alleged plan to reduce subsidies and …

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