Daraa

26 07, 2023

In thirsty Daraa, uncontrolled well drilling drives groundwater deeper

By Walid Al Nofal|2024-02-09T14:30:59+01:00July 26, 2023|

Across Daraa province, groundwater is receding deeper into the earth. On top of climate factors like rising temperatures and fluctuating or delayed rainfall, human activity is taking a toll: Thousands of unlicensed wells have been drilled in recent years due to a lack of state oversight and a struggling public water network.

Go to Top