Water

29-07-2002
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has extended to Syria two loans worth KWD14.5 million (USD48.3 million).
01-07-2002
According to Nasser al-Hazem, Jordan's minister of water and irrigation, the joint dam with Syria, al-Wahda, will be built starting from early next year.
19-06-2002
Syria and Turkey will be discussing cooperation in the irrigation sector during the visit to Damascus of Turkish minister of state, Mustapha Yilmaz.
17-06-2002
Syria's fourth largest dam collapsed on Tuesday 5 June, killing over 22 people, leaving 4,000 homeless and flooding all nearby villages.
06-05-2002
Syria is planning to build a water institute with the cooperation of Germany, reported al-Baath.
26-04-2002
Al Bassel dam was inaugurated yesterday by Syria's PM, Mustapha Miro.
24-04-2002
Lebanon and Syria have signed an agreement to divide the waters of Nahr al Kabir, the river lying on the northern borders between the two countries.
22-04-2002
Japan has awarded a YEN796 million (USD6 million) grant for the rehabilitation of water distribution pipelines in Damascus city.
13-04-2002
Iraq and Syria have signed an agreement for joint cooperation in the field of irrigation.
13-04-2002
Iraq and Syria have signed an agreement for joint cooperation in the field of irrigation.
03-04-2002
The Idlib branch of Syria's general company for irrigation and potable waters (RIMA) completed SYP400 million (USD7.8 million) worth of projects in 2001, reported Teshreen.
03-04-2002
The Idlib branch of Syria's general company for irrigation and potable waters (RIMA) completed SYP400 million (USD7.8 million) worth of projects in 2001, reported Teshreen.
28-02-2002
The FAO provided data on the drilling of water wells in Syria, in its January 2002 report.
28-01-2002
A cooperation agreement to combat desertification was recently signed by the ESCWA and two Syria-based international institutions.
26-11-2001
According to a Syrian official Syria and Iraq are concerned about Turkey's commitment to a 1987 agreement on sharing the waters of the Euphrates and Tigris, said Teshreen.

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