Jordan anticipates good water supply for summer — JVA secretary-general

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AMMAN — Jordan is anticipating a good water supply for the summer, according to the Secretary-General of the Jordan Valley Authority (JVA) Manar Mahasneh. اضافة اعلان

The last rainy season was deemed "very good" in some areas and "excellent" in others, despite varying rainfall in different parts of the Kingdom, according to a local media outlet.

Agricultural sector to benefitMahasneh noted that the water supply for the summer is expected to be good, with hopes that there will be no water interruptions in the agricultural sector.

However, some neighborhoods may still experience water cuts in the coming summer months, as indicated by Jordan's water companies.

The percentage of storage in the dams reached a total of 45 percent, with the Mujib Dam registering 92 percent, the King Dam registering 79 percent, and the Wadi Shuaib Dam reaching 100 percent.

In contrast, other dams showed less storage, depending on the rainfall.

The water ministry will be digging more wells in different regions of the Kingdom this year, according to Mahasneh.

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