Water

22-11-2016
The Syrian opposition’s main development fund is investing in a new project to build and rehabilitate water sewerage networks in the norther parts of the country.
27-06-2016
Water supplies to Damascus meet only three quarters of the need of the Syrian capital, leading to frequent shortages, a Government official has said.
02-11-2015
The opposition-managed trust fund has announced a new potable water project in northern Aleppo.
13-07-2015
The Syrian Government has threatened to withdraw a project from an Iranian engineering company unless it resumes immediately work on the project.
20-04-2015
The Syrian Government approved last week a contingency plan to secure water supplies to the population living in areas under its control.
08-12-2014
The Aga Khan Development Network is funding a water project in the town of Salamiya east of Hama.
07-07-2014
Syria has awarded a EUR 193 million engineering contract to a Russian company for the building of a water pumping station in the Tigris River.
09-06-2014
The level of Lake Assad is falling seriously according to a Government official, endangering water supplies to large urban centres as well as for irrigation purposes.
08-04-2014
Syria is planning to award a new multimillion engineering contract to a Russian company after it granted an offshore license to another last December.
02-12-2013
Oxfam, an international aid agency, has announced that it had installed new power generators in the Damascus area that will improve access to clean water.
24-06-2013
The Syrian state-owned water utility has announced the completion of the first phase of a project to provide drinkable water to the city of Hassakeh.
22-04-2013
Iraq is preparing an emergency plan in case the Euphrates Dam collapses, according to a government official.
11-02-2013
UNICEF has announced that it had started supplying chlorine to Syria to ensure that safe water supplies would meet the need of some 10 million people.
11-02-2013
The Tabqa Dam, the country’s largest hydro-electric dam, fell in the hands of the Syrian opposition earlier today, a development that is highly symbolic but that has limited economic importance.
01-03-2012
Syria’s winter season has been rainy and cold with rainfalls already above annual averages in many parts of the country.

Events

Syria: Progress & Potential
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