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Multi-Billion Dollars Needed to Keep Water Flowing

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. By Ibrahim Saleh. Multi-Billion Dollar Budget Needed To Keep Iraq’s Water Flowing In Baghdad, locals have been fretting about dramatic falls in the level of the Tigris river. The government […]

Militants Close Euphrates River Dam

By John Lee. Militants have reportedly closed the Euphrates River dam they control in Iraq, cutting off a major source of water for central and southern Iraq. AFP reports that militants had previously cut the flow of water through the dam near the city of Fallujah several weeks ago, but reopened it when water accumulated […]

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$25 Million Dam in Diala

The Water Resources Ministry signed on Tuesday a contract to set up al-Wand dam in Diala at a cost of 30 billion Iraqi dinars, according to an official statement. “Minister of Water Resources, Abdullatief Jamal Rashied, signed a contract on Tuesday (April 27) to set up al-Wand dam in Diala,” said the statement received by […]