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Pumping from Disi to stop for 6 days next week for maintenance

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AMMAN The Ministry of Water and Irrigation announced on Sunday that it will stop pumping of water from Disi for six days, to carry out the periodic annual maintenance of the Disi water system. As a result,  water from the Disi basin will not be pumped for the said period to Amman, Zarqa, and Balqa, local media outlets reported.اضافة اعلان

According to the ministry, the stoppage will start on November 27 and last until December 3, 2022.

It said that maintenance works will include the facilities of the Disi system, in addition to the rehabilitation and installation of new equipment at the Zai station, through a project aimed at developing the operational system and improving the efficiency of the water supply, financed by a grant provided by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

The ministry urged citizens to take the necessary precautions and save enough quantities of water to last through the six days.

The Disi water project was built on a Build, Operate, Transfer system, whereby the operating company undertakes to operate the project, maintain all its facilities, and perform the necessary periodic maintenance for the purpose of ensuring its efficiency and sustainability throughout the year.

Areas affected by the cessation of water pumping in the capital include Shmeisani, Tabarbour, Arjan, Sports City, Umm Uthaina, Rabieh, Tla’ Al-Ali, Jabal Amman, Jabal Luweibdeh, Prince Hassan Suburb, Al-Aqsa Suburb, Al-Istiklal Suburb, Jabal Al-Nasr, Al-Manara, Al-Marqab, Salhia Al-Abed Al-Mughirat, Abu Sayah village, villages of Wadi Al-Seer, Al-Rabahiya, Umm Al-Summaq, Al-Rawabi, Al-Bayader, Jandaweel, Al-Kursi, Khalda, Abdoun, Deir Ghbar, Sweifieh, Dabouq, Dahiyat Al-Rasheed, Jubaiha, Shafa Badran, Abu Nseir, Sweileh, Kamaliya, Abu Alanda, Marj Al-Hamam, Jasmine, Bunyat, Mqablain, Qweismeh, Alalkoumiya, Sahab, Nozha Sahab, Umm Nawara, Al-Dhahibat, Al-Faisaliah, Al-Mutawadah, Na’our, Abdaliah, Khashafieh Al-Dabayba, Juwaida, Khraibet Al-Souq, Jabal Al-Zohour, Al-Yadoudeh Hatimia, Al-Laban (Al-Tanib, Al-Rahmaniya housing), Al-Naqirah, Al-Bouaidah, Umm Batma, Haji Hassan suburb, Al-Qastal, Giza district.



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