Corps of Engineers to raise Dahla Dam, provide water essential to southern Afghanistan

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Posted on April 10, 2014

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Water is essential for survival, and in southern Afghanistan, survival hinges on the 250-mile-long Arghandab River and its reservoir.

The contractor’s passion goes beyond working on the dam, they are also helping Afghanistan by offering three programs for its workers. Bryan 77, a joint venture between U.S.-based Bryan Construction and Turkish-based 77 Construction, is offering local workers a literacy course and basic English and Turkish language courses. The programs are being offered to construction workers and protection staff. They are also working on providing welding, auto electric and similar vocational courses in the future.

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