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No Dams Damaged in Yesterday's Earthquake

By John Lee. The Supreme National Committee for Water has confirmed that no dams were damaged in yesterday's earthquake. Following a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi, the committee siad it has been instructed to continue monitoring Darbandakhan dam to ensure the safety of its basic structure. (Source: Media Office of the Prime […]

$40m Renovation of Kurdistan Hydroelectric Dams

Two hydro-electric plants in Sulaimaniya province of Iraqi Kurdistan are being renovated at a cost of $40 million [48 billion Iraqi dinars], according to a report from AKnews. Sirwan Mohammed Mahmoud, the media and relations director at Sulaimaniya electricity office, told the agency that the budget to renovate Darbanikhan (pictured) and Dokan dams comes from […]