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The Litani River Authority (LRA) is a public establishment, with administrative and financial autonomy established in 1954. LRAĺs main tasks are to manage surface water resources in Litani River Watershed. Major duties are:
Execution of the Litani River Scheme for irrigation, drainage and domestic water.
Execution of the hydraulic electrical power generation and electrical networks between powerhouse and electrical distribution networks in all Lebanese regions.
Hydraulic measurements on all Lebanese rivers.
Technical land survey and studies of dams
Recently, a new law of water authorities has specified that the Litani River Authority will be responsible for all irrigation schemes in the South Bekaa and South Lebanon regions which constitute 40% of total national lands.

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