Direct the work of the Mosul dam maintenance middle of next month
[rtl]Baghdad , Ahmed Abed Rabbo [/rtl]
[rtl] hoped to proceed with the Italian company acts Mosul dam maintenance middle of next month, as revealed and the Ministry of Water Resources announced the arrival of a new meal of hardware and equipment for the project, confirmed that the overall rate of release of the dam up to 400 cubic meters per second. The
ministry adviser and director SOD and reservoirs where, Mehdi Rashid Mahdi said in a statement »Sabah»: a delegation from the ministry is currently visiting the Mosul Dam in Nineveh province, to see the latest developments concerning the maintenance work, stressing the continuation of the cadres of the ministry work of operation and maintenance in accordance with the operational policy prepared in advance.
The fears have escalated from the collapse of the Mosul dam during the spring season, but the Ministry of water resources and some government agencies, ruled more than once that the possibility of collapse.
He said Mahdi, said that the company (Trevi) Italian continues the transfer of equipment and devices , which need maintenance to the dam 's headquarters, as recently reached a new meal of them, it is expected that the maintenance work began in earnest themiddle of next month, stressing that the gloss walls of the dam operation and repair gates, will not affect the water inventories found in the lake. the
government signed last March a month, contracts worth 273 million euros with thecompany (Trevi) Italian for the maintenance of the Mosul dam.
He ministry adviser and director of the General Administration of dams and reservoirs which said the Italian company 's mission, also require training of cadres working in thedam on the latest methods of Overstuffing, with modern instruments and sensors inauguration, in addition to that it also would reform the gates bottom to him.
he stressed that the Mosul dam situation is still assured, adding that the releases rate up to the limits of the 400 cubic meters per second, compared to the current revenue hyphen him by the Tigris River , amounting to up to 100 cubic meters per second.
According to Mahdi, the ministry in such a time of the year, increases the water releases from the dam to meet the growing season summer requirements, in the central and southern regions, stressing continue securing water quotas for all the provinces that willensure secure their need of water.
Mosul dam is one of the largest dams of the country and the fourth in the Middle East and it is located on the course of the Tigris River , 50 km north of the city of Mosul, and ended business year 1986 inception, with a length of three kilometers and 650 meters and a height of 131 meters. [/rtl]