The dams of the region are filled with water for the first time in 25 years

The dams of the region are filled with water for the first time in 25 years

2019/3/18 11:43

The dams of the region are filled with water for the first time in 25 years(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) According to the statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources in the Kurdistan Regional Government, since the beginning of the autumn of this year and until March, and because of high rainfall and snow, the level of water above the surface of the territory in the region to 20% and approached to 10% Last year.
According to the statistics of the ministry, the level of water under the surface of the earth rose in some areas more than 10 meters and the proportion of rainfall compared to last year rose from 70% to 80%.
“All the dams in the Kurdistan region have been filled with water during the rain in this chapter so far and a large proportion of the water has been collected in a way that did not collect water in the dams of the Kurdistan region for the first time in 25 years,” said Akram Ahmed, .
“The Dokan dam now contains more than six billion cubic meters of water and the water in the lake has risen 508 meters from its level, with water rising by 10 meters compared to last year,” Ahmed said.
He noted that most of the large, medium and small dams were flooded with water and collected more than 2 billion of the water in the Darbandikhan dam, while two months remained to separate the water collection. is over

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