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National Strategy For Wastewater Includes New Tarrifs

The new National Strategy for the Wastewater  Sector in Lebanon

was announced by the Ministry of Energy and Water, with the aim to extend wastewater treatment networks linking 95 percent of the population.
The strategy includes new tariffs to be imposed as of the beginning of 2013. Citizens who are not linked to the wastewater networks will pay L.L 5,000 annually. An amount of L.L 20,000 will be charged yearly to those connected.

The strategy includes an investment plan, institutional, and financial measures.

Beirut

Migration to cities is increasing so much that, by 2050, the UN predicts that approximately two thirds of the world’s population will be living in cities.

ECO INITIATIVES

  • A fundraising event, entitled Think Green, will be held by Zero Waste ACT for all its business members on September, 10,2013, at WHITE, Dora.
  • The Green Mind Association invited all Green Mind Award Participants, finalists, runner ups and winners to the GREEN MIND DAY on  Jan-16-2013 in Beirut, to create a platform where interested Venture Capital and Potential Investors met with participants.
  • A green initiative launched by Ashrafieh 2020 project aims to transform Ashrafieh into a tranquil and unpolluted area.Green spaces allow residents to walk and ride bicycles.

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