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Maan clearing storm water and sewer network ahead of winter

(Photo: From Maan Facebook page)
MAAN — Maan municipality has started maintenance work on roads side water gullies and the sewer and storm water drain network, in preparation for winter conditions, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

On Wednesday, the head of the Greater Maan Municipal Committee, Khaled Al-Hajjaj, said that within an emergency plan, general maintenance work has begun targeting storm water drains, wadis, sewer networks and road side gullies and anywhere rain water tends to accumulates.

The municipality will work on shoring up and maintaining excavation sites around the city and any unregulated excavations in preparation for adverse weather conditions.  

He said that a tender was issued for the maintenance of streets inside Maan, which includes the completion of maintenance works for excavations, noting that the inventory of sites and streets targeted for maintenance work has been completed.

Hajjaj said that the municipality will also maintain areas outside the city where rock quarries are wide spread, and will carry out the maintenance plan in cooperation with concerned authorities.

He said that the municipality had received equipment from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) worth around JD280,000. The municipality has also replaced 24 aging pieces of equipment and is in the process of automating its work processes.

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