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  1. Iraq, Turkey And The Tigris Water Quota Deal

    21 Jan 2021- 12:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The government of Iraq has warned that the country could face a water crisis in the absence of a water quota deal with Turkey, which faces its own water shortage challenges. Media in the region a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 17:21

  2. Wasteful Irrigation Methods As A Cause Of Turkey Water Crisis

    21 Jan 2021- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey The causal factors behind Turkey’s water woes include persistently lower rainfall, inefficient water retention policies and wasteful practices in agriculture, municipal and domestic use, further ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 13:15

  3. Erdogan Calls For Water Saving Measures

    15 Dec 2020- 10:31 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Menafn Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged citizens to save water as much as possible as the water levels in the country's dams are continuously falling due to low precipitations while addres ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2020 - 11:21

  4. Questions Over Turkey-Qatar Water Management Cooperation Deal

    7 Dec 2020- 07:31 by Local Press Report ANKARA Ahval It has yet to be explained just how Qatar, as a leading ‘water poor’ country of the world, will cooperate with Turkey in water management and what kind of contributions it can make to such a deal. In fa ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2020 - 07:37

  5. Turkey's Water Scarcity: The Threat From Heavy Metals

    9 Nov 2020- 06:57 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah A public health expert warned that heavy metals in receding waters of dams supplying water to Istanbul posed danger to consumers if not tested and filtered properly. Water levels in dams supplyi ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2020 - 06:57

  6. Turkey- Northern Cyprus Water Pipeline Repair Work Completed

    7 Oct 2020- 09:47 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Turkish Cypriot Prime Minister Ersin Tatar on Tuesday reinaugurated the Turkey-Northern Cyprus water pipeline after the completion of repair work. In January, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2020 - 09:47

  7. Istanbul Water Scarcity Alert

    25 Jun 2020- 06:38 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Hurriyet Daily The water level in Istanbul’s dams declined as much as 25 percent from a year ago as the city, home to some 16 million people, is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the lates ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 06:38

  8. Coronavirus Hygiene Precautions Next To Impossible In Syria Conflict Zone

    28 May 2020- 10:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAMASCUS, Syria Continuing and sporadic water shortages are making hygiene precautions next to impossible in north-east Syria while millions face coronavirus risk amid continued fighting, destroyed infrastructur ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:01

  9. Water Supply In North Syria Cut Again During Conflict

    18 May 2020- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria For the sixth time since October,  actoins by Turkey and Sunni rebel allies cut water service from the Allouk (Alok) pumping station 7 May. Water authorities sent out an alert asking households ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2020 - 10:29

  10. Turkey: Lake Meke Dries Up, Turns Red

    28 Apr 2020- 10:09 by Local Press Report KONYA Daily Sabah Lake Meke in Turkey’s central Konya province has dried up due to years of low rainfall and misusage of its water for agricultural purposes. The remaining puddles in the lakebed have turned red due ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2020 - 10:09

  11. Turkey Minister Claims No Water Shortage Is Imminent

    16 Apr 2020- 05:39 by Local Press Report ANKARA Daily Sabah On Monday, Turkish media outlets had reported that the water in dams was at critical levels following a surge in water consumption as citizens looking to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic ...

    Local Press Report - 04/16/2020 - 06:07

  12. Turkey-backed Forces Again Cut Off Water Supply in Northern Syria, Humanitarian Crisis Intensifies

    30 Mar 2020- 06:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat Damascus, Syria Turkish-backed armed forces cut off the water supply of up to 460,000 Syrians in March, exacerbating a perilous humanitarian situation in the East of the country. Much of the population is alread ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:50

  13. Hand-washing Stresses Istanbul Water Supply

    29 Mar 2020- 10:11 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Ahval Water levels in Istanbul have dropped to their second lowest point in the past 10 years as people use more water to wash their hands due to the coronavirus. The water level is currently 31 percent lo ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2020 - 10:11

  14. Water Scarcity Impact Of Internal Displacement In Iraq

    3 Mar 2020- 09:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand New research from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC) released  27 February has examined the impact of water scarcity as a contributing factor to internal displacement in souther ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:51

  15. Conflict Then Flash Floods: 230,000 Children Affected In Northern Syria

    27 Dec 2019- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat ANKARA, Turkey Flash flooding in northern Syria has particularly affected over 230,000 children who have already been displaced by conflict in 2019, according to NGO Save the Children. In Northwest Syria, severa ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02