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.
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.
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.
Germany is providing a financial assistance of a total value of EUR 44 million to Syria.
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.
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.
The Japanese government has granted USD 7m to Syria for a project to improve the water supply to Damascus.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
The Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad, inaugurated on July 17 the launch of the first stage of the fourth project to supply the northern city of Aleppo with 225 thousand cubic meters of clean water per day from the Euphrates River.
An important project to divert water from the Euphrates River and to supply water to rural areas was inaugurated this month.
More than ten years following the beginning of the works, Syrian Prime Minister, Naji al-Otri inaugurated on April 22, the Teshreen Dam built on the Euphrates River close to the city of Manbej (Aleppo Governorate).
EDU 2011 Damascus
Damascus International Fairground