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After signs of drought... Iraq plans to use its underground water storage

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After signs of drought... Iraq plans to use its underground water storage Empty After signs of drought... Iraq plans to use its underground water storage

Post by rocky Sun 24 Oct 2021, 6:49 am

[size=52]After signs of drought... Iraq plans to use its underground water storage[/size]

[size=45]Yesterday, Saturday, the Ministry of Water Resources announced a future plan for extracting and desalinating groundwater in the sedimentary plain, in conjunction with global indicators of drought in the coming years due to climatic changes.[/size]
[size=45]The Director-General of the National Center for Water Resources Management, Hatem Hamid Al-Tamimi, said in a press interview followed by (Al Mada), that "climate changes that have occurred in the world during the past ten years have led to disasters and major climate extremism in some areas, where we find that there are massive floods in my seasons." Summer and winter in some regions of the world, and we find severe water scarcity that may last for two or three years in other regions, and therefore Iraq is among the regions most vulnerable to climatic changes towards drought.”[/size]
[size=45]He added that "the Ministry prepared a strategic plan for water and land resources in Iraq in 2014, which took in its content the development of a drought management plan, to divide the water storage in light of the storage achieved in the reservoirs, in addition to the forecasts of water revenues during the next winter season, taking into account the meeting of water needs Primarily for drinking water for all the governorates of Iraq located on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, in addition to meeting the environmental needs of Basra and the South.[/size]
[size=45]He pointed out that "there is no shortage of drinking water, but there is a shortage of agricultural water, which constitutes 85% of water consumption in Iraq, in addition to the marshes, which constitute 10% of water consumption in Iraq, so we see the water storage available in the reservoir, and then we put the scenario To manage water resources, according to revenues, and we know how to reduce the agricultural plan, for summer and winter agriculture.”[/size]
[size=45]He explained that “the groundwater in the sedimentary plain is known to be unsuitable for drinking and not suitable for agriculture. As for the groundwater in the governorates of Diyala, northern Baghdad, Salah al-Din, the northern governorates, Anbar and the Western Badia of Samawah, Najaf and Karbala, it has good quality water, and it is possible to invest in it. for agriculture.”[/size]
[size=45]And he indicated that "the water of the alluvial plain is unsuitable for agriculture, and it needs to be extracted and then desalinated," stressing that "there are future plans in this direction."[/size]
[size=45]He pointed out that "the expectations of the next season, whether American or European, or even the Iraqi weather forecast, indicate that it is a dry season, so a scenario has been prepared for the management of water resources, during the next winter and summer season, based on this basis."[/size]
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