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UNDP Improves Access to Safe Water in Sulaimaniyah

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Sulaimaniyah Governorate completed the rehabilitation of the main water network providing safe drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people. UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP) and Sulaimaniyah Governorate repaired key components of the main pipeline that transfers water from Dukan Lake to Sulaimaniyah Governorate. Pumping […]

A Stabilization Milestone is reached in Fallujah

Marking a key milestone in Fallujah’s recovery, the Government of Iraq and UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) re-opened Al Azrakiyah Water Treatment Plant, which provides safe water to more than 60% of the city. The rehabilitation of the plant was one of the key projects requested by the Anbar Command Cell, which is responsible […]

Pell Frischmann completes Design of $700m Iraq Water System

By John Lee. UK-based engineering firm Pell Frischmann has reportedly completed the design of a $700-million water infrastructure rehabilitation project in Iraq. According to a report from TradeArabia, the Water Supply Sector Loan Project involves refurbishing aging facilities and building new infrastructure to support the public health of residents in the Ninewa, Anbar and Salah […]

Stabilization in Ninewah Plains is taking-off

The Government of Iraq and UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) re-opened the As-Salamiyah Water Treatment Plant at a ceremony yesterday in Nimrud. The Treatment Plant, which will provide safe drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people in the Ninewah Plains, is one of the first major stabilization projects to be completed since the […]

Biwater wins $1.2bn Kurdistan Water Contract

British water engineering company Biwater has been awarded a $1.2 billion contract by the Kurdistan Regional Government to meet vital water supply and sanitation needs. Biwater have been contracted to deliver water and wastewater treatment solutions for the cities of Erbil and Sulaimani in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Works will alleviate the current strain […]

Australian Firm wins work on $80m Basra Project

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works (MMPW) has reportedly appointed Australia-based Protechnique as the main contractor for the $80-million Basra Water Pumping Station, P2R. According to a report from Construction Week Online, it will provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the project’s transmission reservoir and transmission pump station; chlorine building; […]

Japan Lends Funding for Water Treatment

By Simon Kent. Japan will extend a loan worth “billions” of Yen to construct a water treatment facility in Samawah, southern Iraq. According to the Japan Today, the southern city of 300,000 people currently lacks adequate treatment facilities. Between 2003-04 a contingent of Japanese troops were stationed in the city, and the new loan represents […]

Parsons Wins SOC Seawater Supply Project

By John Lee. Parsons has announced that it was recently awarded the front-end engineering design (FEED) for South Oil Company’s Common Seawater Supply Project in southern Iraq. This landmark project will provide 12.5 million barrels of water per day (bwpd) of treated seawater to oilfields in southern Iraq. Parsons’ scope of work includes conducting 14 […]

Baghdad Launches Infrastructure Projects

By John Lee. Al Shorfa has reported an announcement by the provincial governor of Baghdad Riyadh al-Adhadh that infrastructure projects worth 200 billion dinars ($172 million) will be launched shortly in the towns surrounding Baghdad. While the provincial governor announced the news, it is notable that Baghdad’s controversial mayor Naim Abub al-Kaabi  has come under fire in […]