Water

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.
17-03-2008
Turkey, Iraq and Syria have agreed to set-up a joint water institute to cooperate on the sharing of their joint water resources, according to Turkish press reports.
05-02-2007
The city of Damascus and its countryside are facing an annual water deficit of 40 million cubic metres, according to the Governor of Damascus Bishr al-Sabban.
27-11-2006
The Malaysian Government has provided Syria with a concessionary loan to part finance the building of 23 sewage stations and 15 potable water stations in Damascus countryside.
03-08-2006
The budget allocated to sewage projects is rising 600 percent in the current five year plan, according to Hamoud al-Hussein, the Minister of Housing and Construction.
03-02-2006
Germany is providing a financial assistance of a total value of EUR 44 million to Syria.
01-12-2005
Syria and Malaysia inked on Thursday an accord to build 20 stations to treat sewage water at a cost of USD 31 million in Damascus countryside.
02-07-2005
In a further substantial donation to developing Syria’s ailing water supply network, Japan signed an agreement to award Syria USD 3.64 million, or 390 million Yen, to reconstruct tunnels bringing water into Damascus.
02-04-2005
The Japanese government has granted USD 7m to Syria for a project to improve the water supply to Damascus.
02-04-2005
A new SYP 957 million dam near Homs that will irrigate over 3,200 hectares of the Bakeea plain was inaugurated by Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Naji Otri on March 19.
16-03-2005
The Japanese government, through the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has granted USD 5.8m to finance the development of a hydrological and meteorological observation network in Syria known as the Water Resources Information Centre (WR...
01-03-2005
The Military Housing establishment, the largest, and state-owned, civil contractor in Syria is starting works on a new dam on the Nahr al-Kabir al Shemali river in the north-east of Lattakia.
01-03-2005
The German government has donated Euro 5m to Syria to finance projects renovating the old city of Aleppo, and to provide consultation services to the Ministry of Irrigation for projects supplying drinking water to the countryside around Aleppo and Dama...
09-02-2005
The state-owned General Company for Engineering and Consulting (GCEC) has awarded Malaysia's SMHB Sdn Bhd the contract to design and review waste water treatment plants in the cities of Damascus, Homs, Lattakia and Aleppo with a total treatment capacity for a population of two million.

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