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August 9 2022 2:10 PM ˚
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Encouraging amount of water in dams after first rain

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Amman — Secretary-General of the Jordan Valley Authority Manar Mahasneh said that after the first rainfall witnessed by the kingdom, 4 million cubic meters of water flew into the dams within 24 hours, 2mcm in the Mujib dam alone.اضافة اعلان

Jordan 24 website quoted Mahasneh as saying "we cannot predict the amount of precipitation or the water situation based on this first rainfall,” especially knowing that some dams were empty and absorbed good quantities of water.

She pointed out that studies conducted by the Ministry of Water determined that cleaning dams requires a large amount of money, but that further studies will be conducted to determine the amount of silt deposited and the feasibility of cleaning them.

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