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Resolution No. 1849 of 2004 declaring 17 April Dam Lake a protected area.

Country/Territory
Syrian Arab Republic
Document type
Regulation
Date
2004
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Inland waters Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Water conservation zone Protected area Management/conservation
Geographical area
Western Asia
Abstract

The purposes of this Resolution are to declare the 17 April Dam Lake a protected area, to define its boundaries and to prevent pollution. The Resolution is composed of 7 articles. Article 1 delineates the boundaries of the Lake and specifies the Departments that maintain the topographic maps. Articles 2-5 specify the activities prohibited in the area which shall include: (a) advanced treatment of domestic waste water; (b) random use of pesticides and fertilizers; (c) use of sewage water for irri

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Arabic