Dam Construction ‘Buries’ Section of Nahr al-Kalb

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Dam Construction ‘Buries’ Section of Nahr al-Kalb

Construction of Metn’s Beqaatet Kanaan dam southwest of Faqra has resulted in the complete burial of a northern section of the Nahr al-Kalb River, which could pose serious hazards in the future, environmentalists said Friday.

“Downstream from the dam, [the construction company] covered 1 kilometer of the river with soil, sand and rocks 7 meters high in some parts,” Paul Abi Rached, founder of T.E.R.R.E Liban, told The Daily Star.

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Source: The Daily Star