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NARC organises workshop on non-conventional water reuse

By JT - Aug 01,2021 - Last updated at Aug 01,2021

AMMAN — The National Agriculture Research Centre (NARC) held a workshop at Ramtha Research Station for reused treated water in agriculture.

The workshop targeted farmers, Ministry of Water and Irrigation engineers and researchers to present the primary research results in comparing  the performance of drip irrigation, surface irrigation, subsurface irrigation and sprinkler systerms on alfalfa crop using treated wastewater, according to a NARC statement.

This workshop has been conducted as an activity within the project “Non-conventional Water Re-use in Agriculture in Mediterranean Countries” (MENAWARA), which is funded by the European Union and  implemented in  five  Mediterranean countries , namely, (Italy, Spain, Jordan, Tunisia,  the Palestinian Authority).

It aims to contribute to increasing the availability of water for agricultural purposes through the use of treated water, the statement said.

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