Lebanon has announced the construction of the dam via the United Nations as per the UN Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses (to which Israel is not a signatory), which stipulates that signatories must give “prior notification of planned measures”. The plan is currently pending.
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Nahr el Kabir River & more December 1, 2015 Challenges November 17, 2015 Water Quality November 3, 2015 Further Reading November 1, 2015 Water Use October 20, 2015 Lebanon October 16, 2015 Water Resources in Lebanon October 13, 2015 Water Infrastructure September 8, 2015 Further Reading August 25, 2015 Surface and Groundwater May 19, 2015
Lebanon’s water resources are severely polluted. Domestic and industrial sewage goes largely untreated and unsustainable agricultural practices worsen the situation. Lebanon’s major rivers have very high levels of bacterial contamination due to the release of raw domestic sewage, which poses a real threat to public health. The uncontrolled disposal of solid waste also leads to [...]
1 - Yorke, V., 2013. ‘Politics matter: Jordan's path to water security lies through political reforms and regional cooperation’. 2 - UN-ESCWA & BGR, 2013. Jordan River. In: Inventory of Shared Water Resources in Western Asia, Beirut. 3- EDM Global, 2015. Every drop matters. See everydropmatters.com/global-edm/jordan/ for project overview. 4 - Al-Ansari, N. et al., [...]