Despite Recovery From War, Lebanon's Water Supply Still a Problem

3 Sep 2007 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD, BEIRUT, Lebanon

- Despite some success in rebuilding the water infrastructure damaged by last year's war between Israel and Hezbollah, Lebanon is still experiencing serious water shortages and water-quality problems. Experts say it is going the get much worse over the next few years unless the infrastructure is seriously upgraded - a daunting task made more difficult by the country's notorious instability. The problem is compounded by a lack of rainfall this year, which prompted water ministry officials and experts to warn that the country is headed for a water crisis, according to a report in the English-language newspaper The Daily Star...

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