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Maintenance of Irrigation Facilities

Maintenance of Irrigation Facilities

  • The most important works executed
    • Rehabilitating the main pumping station in lower Qaraoun and Jib Jenine.
    • Building three secondary pumping stations SPKI and SPKII, as well as reservoirs in Qaraoun and Kamid Al Lawz.
    • Renewing and rehabilitating Canal 900 over approx. 18400m of length.
    • Installing in the 2000-hectare district modern irrigation systems equipped with plugs and counters; Completing the economic feasibility studies of the second phase of the project to irrigate 6700 hectares on the left bank of the Litani River.
  • Wastewater and drainage project which includes:
    • Reclaiming (drying) 5,000 hectares, i.e. 4,000 hectares on the right bank of the Litani River and 1,000 hectares on the left bank.
    • Pursuing the correction and straightening of the Litani River over 27 km of length (from Qaraoun to Damascus road), and carrying out wastewater and drainage works in agricultural lands. The Authority has funded this project and is currently following up on its last stages.

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