On 23 April 2019, the National Service of the Litani River was charged with monitoring violations in the upper and lower basins, updating information on sources of pollution, whether from sewage, industrial, solid waste or agricultural activity, surveying all towns and industrial and non-industrial and health institutions, random gatherings of displaced persons on the banks of the river and refining stations, determining the extent of their impact on water, keeping pace with the legal, judicial and administrative measures taken against the perpetrators of water and environmental crimes, removing infringements of the ownership of the interest and denying irrigation channels and their water installations.
Since the national interest of the Litani River has been charged with keeping pace with efforts to raise pollution and protect environmental and water resources in the Litani River by Act No. 63 of 27 October 2016, which provides for the allocation of funds for the lifting of pollution from the Litani River as the body responsible for the implementation of the governance function in the Litani River Basin, and by Act No. 64 and Act No. 65 of 27 October 2016, which provides for raising the awareness of civil society about the preservation of the Litani River Basin environment,
On the basis of Law No. 77 of 13 April 2018, the Water Law - aimed at regulating, developing, rationalizing and exploiting water resources and protecting them from depletion with a view to ensuring the sustainable management of the natural water resources of the Lebanese State. Laws No. 415 and No. 416 of 5 June 2002, No. 49 and No. 50 of 24/10/2015 required all precautionary measures and actions necessary to protect the dam against pollution and to reduce sediment accumulation in the dam tank and entrust the interest to coordinate with all concerned.
The National Service of the Litani River has worked to determine the boundaries of riverine property and to survey violations of public river property and their ownership subject to the same provisions, thereby supervising and maintaining daily supervision of the lifting of such infringements in accordance with the above-mentioned provisions and following judicial and administrative proceedings with the competent authorities, thereby documenting them and identifying the areas that go beyond them and the nature of the violations.
The cooperation on the safety of water resources in the Litani River basin and on the development of environmental qualifications and expertise in the community and municipalities to develop their business and improve water and environmental management
|The Lebanese Environment Forum, the Society for the Protection of Nature, SPNL, the Amwaj Association
|28 February 2023
The cooperation in the development of the human and developmental agricultural sector in the service of the lofty goals of each team, which serve the most vulnerable human and spiritual, affirming the foundations and principles of fraternal cooperation between them and the development of the good for man.
|Lebanese Knights of Malta Association
|18 July 2022
The cooperation in providing the necessary available information on river flow measurements, springs, groundwater depths, water quality and quantities and hydropower production in preparation for the production of water quality information programmes.
|The Islamic University of Lebanon
|05 July 2021
The cooperation in legal aid and raise public awareness of the assets of the private sector & contribution to the management of water projects in the interest, pursuant to article 62 of the Water Act, in the conservation and protection of ecosystems, and water.
|Beirut Bar Association
|12 November 2019
The cooperation in the development of a clear scheme for the management of the natural resources of the Litani basin as a whole.
|University of Balamand
|26 September 2019
The cooperation in rehabilitating land near the Qaraoun Dam within the vicinity of the town of Mashghara.
|Reforestation Project Association in Lebanon
|26 July 2019