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.
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.
Syria’s winter season has been rainy and cold with rainfalls already above annual averages in many parts of the country.
Syria laid the foundation stone on a new segment of a large project to draw water to the city of Aleppo and some 475 surrounding towns and villages.
The Ministry of Housing and Construction inaugurated a water treatment station in the area of Saydnaya, one of dozens currently under construction in the country.
A state-owned sugar company is seeking bidders for the EPC of a waste water treatment plant.
The Damascus water utility is seeking bidders for the construction of a “biological gas treatment system” in the sewage treatment plant in of Adra, outside Damascus.
Syria has extended the deadline for the submission of bids for the design and construction of a sewage water treatment plant in Qardaha, in the Lattakia Governorate.
The General Company for Hydro Projects (GCHP) has issued a tender for the design of a pumping station on the Euphrates River and the supply of its mechanical and electric equipment.
The Syrian Government is issuing a tender for the turnkey engineering, procurement and construction of a sewage treatment plant in the Daraa Governorate.
Biogest, a German company specialised in water treatment solutions, has begun construction works on the water treatment plant of the Hessia Industrial City.
The Ministry of Housing and Construction said that it planned to invest more than SYP 90 billion, or USD 1.9 billion, in the construction of sewage treatment plants in the coming five years.
The Syrian President on March 7 laid the foundation stone of the Tigris River project, a USD 3 billion scheme that is expected to revive water supply and agriculture production in the north east.
The Syrian and Turkish Prime Ministers laid on February 6 the foundation stone of a “Friendship Dam” built on the Orontes River.
The Military Housing Establishment has issued a tender for the supply and installation of a production line for reinforced concrete pipes that will be used to supply a large irrigation project in Aleppo.


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