Include two dams in the 2020 budget and uncover Iraq's water storage[/rtl]
[rtl]Date: Edit: 2019/12/2 9:22 • 145 times read[/rtl]
The Ministry of Water Resources on the inclusion of the implementation of the dam Badosh and Makhoul in the plan next year 2020.
Director of the General Authority for Dams and Reserves of the Ministry Engineer Mahdi Rashid Mahdi said in a press statement that "the ministry has obtained the approval of the government during the meeting of the various water reservoirs during the next meeting of the Higher Committee for Water Management." Studies with the Ministry of Planning for their inclusion in the next year's plan under the Committee's decision. Supreme Water Corporation.
He pointed out that the ministry also obtained approvals for the implementation of the Badush Dam project in the province of Nineveh and Makhoul in Salah al-Din governorate on the Tigris River and they are under study, noting that the mukul dam has a large storage capacity of up to 3 cubic meters of electricity, as well as 3 cubic meters of electricity. to secure large stocks added to the balance of the Ministry of water resources. "
between Rashid said these decisions support the ministry 's work and contribute to increasing energy Alkhoznip dams, as well as to achieve economic recovery and reduce unemployment Poverty and increasing the movement of labor, stressing the lack of a "topography" suitable for the establishment of more of these two dams.
Regarding the Bakhma Dam, Mahdi explained that this project is strategic, but the events that accompanied the country in 1990/1991 worked to stop work and was not implemented, or it was the largest dam in the region and not only in Iraq, recalling that the ministry sought after the rehabilitation of the structure after 2003 However, there has been ongoing coordination to re-complete it in the coming period.
He stressed that the wave of floods that occurred during the past year and the floods provided by Iran contributed to pushing the salt tongue in the Shatt al-Arab and improve the quality of water, contrary to what was previously, where salt concentrations in Basra reached 17 thousand part million and is now a thousand thousand Water quality is good and suitable for agriculture.
Regarding the Mosul Dam, Mahdi pointed to the continuation of the injection works in the dam according to the recommendations of the consultants and experts. The provision of large storage in the dam contributed to the flooding and supply of water needs during the summer season.
He pointed out that the current water storage is good and amounting to 48 billion cubic meters and there is no problem or danger or any emergency, pointing to the continuation of the work of joint committees with Iran and Turkey separately in order to reach agreements guaranteeing Iraq's water rights.
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