Eight water projects in Karbala on Saturday were assigned to local companies with a total cost of about 961 million Iraqi Dinar (around 800 thousand U.S. dollar), said the rebuilding committee's head at Karbalaa provincial council.
"Karbala provincial council assigned eight water projects to a number of local companies, at a total cost of 961.720 million Iraqi Dinar, according to the 2008 regions' development program and rebuilding acceleration," Falah Hassan Attiya told Aswat al-Iraq – Voices of Iraq – (VOI).
"Those projects will widely contribute to improving services, and satisfying people's demand for water," he said.
The holy city of Karbala lies 110 southwest of Baghdad.
(Voices of Iraq)