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“OCCUPANCY RATE OF DAMS IS 76 PERCENT ACROSS TURKEY”

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Fatih Metin said that current occupancy rate of dams across Turkey is at the level of 76 percent. Fatih Metin said, “This demonstrates that there is no problem of usage and drinking water in Turkey.” Metin held a press conference in Gölköy region of …

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GAP REGION TO BE A FOOD BASE…

Southeastern provinces, covered by irrigation projects carried out within Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP), is moving with firm steps towards becoming Turkey’s food base. The resources owned by the Southeastern Anatolia Region are evaluated within the scope of GAP and used to increase the income levels and quality of life of …

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WASTING FOOD MEANS TO LOSE WATER RESOURCES!

SPD President Yıldız: We throw the water away as much as Keban Dam storage every year. The Water Policy Association (SPD) published a preliminary report investigating the footprint of the water we waste in food waste and losses. One of the former directors of DSI (State Hydraulic Works) and Water …

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“COVID-19 CAN CAUSE A DRAUGHT”

Increased water consumption due to the coronavirus outbreak could cause a drought as precipitation remains below the seasonal averages across the country, an expert warned Friday. According to Yusuf Demir, a professor of agriculture and irrigation at Samsun’s Ondokuz Mayıs University, residential water consumption increased by 60% throughout the country …

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KARS DAM TO PUT INTO SERVICE…

Press release… Kars Dam will be put into service tomorrow with the participation of President Tayyip Erdoğan via video conference and in the presence of Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli. Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli made a statement on the subject and said that Kars Dam is …

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“A DIGITAL WATER TRANSFORMATION CHAPTER NEEDED”

Dursun Yıldız, President of the Water Policy Association, made a statement about the use of digital technology and digital transformation studies in Turkey. Yıldız said in his statement that digital technologies have started to be used in many areas, but these uses require digital transformation strategies and a controlled management …

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INTERNATIONAL WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT İYTE STARTS A M.S. PROGRAMME…

HPA President Yıldız: This innovative  water program can create a regional  attraction May 25, 2020The newly established International Water Resources Department at İzmir Institute of Technology (İYTE) started enrolling in the master of science program for the 2020-2021 academic year. This education held at some universities and institutes, especially in …

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DURSUN YILDIZ: DIGITAL WATER WILL BE ON THE AGENDA

The Water Policies Association has made a study considering the predictions that there will be a change and nothing will be the same after the COVID-19 global epidemic. In this study, the status of digital technology applications started in Water Services Management in the rapidly digitalizing world was examined. In …

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WHICH COUNTRIES SUFFER THE WATER STRESS MOST?

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HYDROPOLITICS ACADEMY DIRECTOR DURSUN YILDIZ MET WITH IRAQ AMBASSADOR…

HPA (Hydropolitics Academy) delegation met Iraq’s former Minister of Water Resources and Current Ambassador of Ankara Dr. Hassan Al-Janabi. HPA Director Dursun Yıldız and Head of the HPA International Relations Center Hamza Ozgüler met Dr. Al Janabi Iraqi Ambassador to Ankara on July 24, 2019 . Dursun Yıldız was invited …

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