Reconstruction: the opening of water project in Basra at the beginning of next month
03/7/2018 12:00 am
[rtl]Baghdad / Al-Sabah The
Ministry of Housing and Public Municipalities announced that the beginning of next month will see the opening of the water desalination project in Basra, the first with a capacity of 200 thousand cubic meters, at a time warned of a health and environmental disaster in the provinces of the center and the south Due to incomplete completion of sanitation projects.
The technical agent in the ministry Jaber Abdul-Hassani said in a statement to the "morning" that the water project of Basra, the great reached the stages of completion of the final and is hoped to open a pilot early next month, an initial capacity of 200 thousand cubic meters per day of local water (RO) Capacity to 600 thousand cubic meters during the coming period.
On the financial crisis and its impact on the suspension of projects, Al-Hassani warned of an environmental and health disaster, especially in the provinces of the center and the south because of the completion of sewage projects, which reached different completion rates, as the oldest people to connect networks, although incomplete, which led to receding And then they connected their networks with the rain streams and thus all the waste was dumped in the rivers and basins. He added that the salinity in the Shatt al-Arab has risen to great levels and there is no treatment for it. Moreover, industrial and health facilities such as hospitals put about 1 million cubic meters of untreated water directly into the rivers, and the problem further exacerbated the water crisis facing the country.
He called on the government to attach great importance to this file, through monitoring the allocations required to complete the projects of sanitation contractor to implement in 15 provinces and the amount of Trilliona and 500 billion dinars before the exacerbation of the problem of pollution more and the occurrence of a humanitarian disaster in the presence of water crisis, noting that the ministry got Decisions of the Council of Ministers on funding, but the Ministry of Finance has not released any money so far, which prevents the completion of the work of those projects.With regard to the Chamber of Operations formed by the Council of Ministers to develop services in the provinces and areas of the outskirts of Baghdad and meet the demands of the demonstrators, he said Hassani managed the operations room, which is headed by the ministry to solve most of the problems in those areas after the development of timely solutions and obtaining decisions from the Council of Ministers in regard to building Hospitals, schools and sewerage projects, especially in the areas of seven wells, Diyala bridge, flowering, Husseiniya, Nasr and the labs as well as areas in Karbala, Muthanna, Mosul and Salahuddin.
He added that the work in these areas included maintenance work, paving roads, work of water connections and follow-up of sewage and electricity projects as well as issues related to the Ministry of Education. [/rtl]
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