Greater Irbid Municipality suspends all water works in city due to road defects

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AMMAN — The Greater Irbid Municipality (GIM) has temporarily suspended all excavation work carried out by the Yarmouk Water Company in the city, following reports of road defects and landslides in some areas.اضافة اعلان

Mayor Nabil Al-Kofahi stated that the defects in the design and implementation of the excavation work, which was conducted by the Yarmouk Water Company and the Ministry of Water, have resulted in cracks and landslides in the public infrastructure, according to Khaberni.

80 complaintsThe municipality has closed the affected roads to prevent accidents and has responded to over 80 complaints related to flooding on some ground floors in residential buildings in the eastern neighborhood of Irbid and other areas.

He stressed that the municipality's emergency teams are ready to deal with emergencies.

Kofahi also reported that some roundabouts in Irbid have been affected by landslides, which have caused water levels to rise. The delay in issuing tenders for maintenance work has resulted in the emergence of defects in some streets, which were exposed during recent rains.

The mayor called on individuals to exercise caution when driving in the affected areas and urged the relevant authorities to address the issue promptly. 

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