Dokan Dam is out of control

Dokan Dam is out of control

2019/4/5 17:37 rol

Dokan Dam is out of control[Follow-Wayne]
announced that the municipality spend Dukan Prime Bstiwan Ahmed, said Friday that ” the dam water came out of their control,” no longer able to deal with the enormous amount of water flowing into the dam.
“The amount of rain flowing into the dam is increasing moment by moment, so that it has become outside the control of the local government in the Dokan district,” Ahmed said in a press statement.
He called on citizens to distance themselves from areas where water levels have risen to avoid loss of life and property, “Calling at the same time” security forces to provide assistance and evacuation of the area bystanders. ”
The flowing water flowed from the small Zab River to submerge a section of the main road connecting the provinces of Sulaymaniyah and Arbil in Dokan district.
The dam in Sulaymaniyah province witnessed last Tuesday for the second time the flow of water through the dam of the dam.
The first time the incident occurred in 1988
is the crossing of water from the culprit is indicative of the full reservoir, the second time in the lifetime of the dam for more than half a century.
And exceeded the water water in the dam {510,71} meters above sea level.
The Dokan Dam was built during the period 1954-1959 and was designed by Beni and its British partners. The dam is 360 meters long and 116.5 meters high, 32.5 meters wide and 6.2 meters high and the entire surface area of ​​the dam lake Is 270 square kilometers absorbing seven billion cubic meters of water

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