The Euphrates-Tigris basin is among the most important river basins in Turkey and in the Middle East. The average annual discharge of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers is 84 billion m3, which equals to the average annual flow of the Nile River. Euphrates provides 90 per cent of water, whose average annual flow is 32 billion m3, from Turkey.
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Turkey’s Transboundary Waters October 19, 2016 Shared Water Resources December 23, 2015 Political Context December 15, 2015 Geography, Climate, and Population December 5, 2015 Reducing Water Use November 24, 2015 Geography, Climate, and Population November 8, 2015 Water Quality November 3, 2015 GroundWater October 19, 2015 Lebanon October 16, 2015 Water Management June 30, 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 [...]
The two primary groundwater resources in Israel are the Coastal and Mountain Aquifers. These aquifers are also the main water resources for Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank respectively. There are also a number of smaller aquifers in the Negev Desert and Arava Valley. Coastal Aquifer The Coastal Aquifer stretches from the Carmel Range [...]