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A young girl drinks water from a water stand in Gaza. ( Photo taken by: Iyad Al Baba, Oxfam)

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June 22, 2017
While the annual yield of the Zayandehroud River has been significantly increased as a result of water transfers in the ...
May 30, 2017
The Iraqi Marshes are located in the lower Mesopotamian basin, in the vast floodplain wetlands created by the Tigris-Eup...
May 30, 2017
The primary source of water in the marshlands is the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, with several major tributaries flowing...
May 30, 2017
Some researchers claim that in about 5,000-4,000 BC, the marshlands were covered by a lagoonal marine environment, likel...
May 30, 2017
Since the marshes are located at the tail end of the Tigris-Euphrates watershed, water storage and control projects are ...
May 30, 2017
By 2002, the marshes had shrunk to 1,600km2 or 14% of their size in 1970s. Conditions in 2002 are considered to be the l...
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May 2, 2017
In 2016, Fanack, Land Life Company (LLC) and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) initiated a pilot project ...
April 3, 2017
For many years, negotiations between Turkey and Syria over the Orontes or Asi River were linked to issues concerning th...
March 19, 2017
Wastewater treatment is the process of removing contaminants from water through engineered physical, chemical and biolog...
September 15, 2015
The Gaza Strip has been facing a steadily worsening water crisis for the past decade. Overall, more than 96% of water in...
November 26, 2014
Besides news, interviews and in-depth reports on a range of water-related topics in the MENA region, Fanack Water also...
September 24, 2014
The catchment of the Dead Sea covers approximately 42,000km2, stretching from southern Lebanon to the Sinai Peninsula in...