Jordan Valley Dams storage increased to 96 million cubic meters

Zarqa River
(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — Recent rainfall has contributed to raising the storage volume of the Jordan Valley’s dams to 96 million cubic meters, according to Secretary-General of the Jordan Valley Authority, Manar Al-Mahasneh.اضافة اعلان

In an interview with Jordan TV on Tuesday, Mahasneh said that King Talal Dam witnessed the largest influx, with recent rainfall providing 5 million cubic meters as of 5pm on Tuesday, Hala News reported.

Wadi Shuaib Dam in Balqa, one of Jordan’s smallest dams with a capacity of 1.250 million cubic meters, reached full capacity on Sunday and began to overflow, she said, noting that surplus quantities were redirected through a conveyor line for storage in the King Abdullah Canal.

Mahasneh warned the public against approaching torrents, noting that during a field tour on Tuesday, she saw citizens with children descending to areas near the torrents.

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