Water

21-12-2010
The French Development Agency has announced that it would grant a concessionary loan of EUR 30 million to finance a project to improve the water infrastructure in the suburbs of Damascus.
31-10-2010
The Damascus Water Authority is seeking an international consultancy to help in managing a project to reduce the pollution of the Fijeh Water System, Damascus’ main source of drinkable water.
06-09-2010
RODECO Consulting GmbH, a German consultancy specialized in the water sector, has been appointed to help restructure the Damascus Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DAWSSA).
30-08-2010
A Syrian state official has announced that the very first phase of works on the project to divert water from the Tigris River was about to be completed.
20-06-2010
The Syrian Parliament has ratified an agreement signed earlier this year between the Government and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) to part finance the rehabilitation and expansion of water supply system in Damascus city and its surroundings.
15-03-2010
The Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) will provide a loan of USD 51 million to help finance the rehabilitation and expansion of the water supply system in Damascus its surroundings.
15-03-2010
The lack of funding is the main obstacle to implementing the USD 43.6 million Syria Drought Response Plan established last year by the United Nations to help alleviate the impact of the drought affecting Syria’s northeast.
08-03-2010
KfW, the German Development Bank, is providing EUR 50.2 million to finance the construction of a water sewage and network system in the Sayyida Zeynab district of Damascus.
25-01-2010
Syria’s General Establishment for Drinking Water and Sewerage will be concluding before the end of the year a SYP 1.8 billion project to provide drinkable water to 130,000 people in the region of Hassakeh.
18-01-2010
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will provide to Syria a loan of EUR 75.2 million to finance a water project in Damascus and its rural areas.
11-01-2010
Syria and Turkey signed on Thursday in Ankara a memorandum of understanding to build a dam on the Orontes River.
02-11-2009
The Syrian-Qatari Holding Company (SQHC) plans to invest around USD 100 million in the construction of two sewage treatment stations, according to Hassan Mukayed, its CEO.
22-06-2009
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) will part finance a project to rehabilitate the Damascus water supply system, according to Nawaf Al-Mhammel, legal counselor at KFAED.
22-03-2009
Mirab, an Iranian engineering firm, has begun works on water sewage projects in the coastal region for a total contracts value of SYP 3 billion (USD 64 million).
14-12-2008
Sabir, an Iranian contractor, has completed the digging of a 5km tunnel that is part of a wider project to irrigate the southern plains of the governorate of Aleppo with water from the Euphrates River.

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