Water reserves in dams are below 15%

walaa Waleh dam dams
(File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Water in the Kingdom’s dams stood at less than 15 percent on Saturday morning, which is "a low level”, according to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ammon News reported.اضافة اعلان

Ministry spokesperson Omar Salameh said that the volume of water currently stored is only 43 million cubic meters.

Salameh said that the low level is due to the water situation over the past two years, to climate changes and to the decline in rainfall, which "significantly" affected the sharp rise in temperatures as well.

He also mentioned the high volume of water consumption "which Jordan has not recorded for a long time", which constitutes an additional burden on water sources and on water supply in most regions.

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