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Pumping halted following turbid water

The department’s director, Basel Basbous, said that water samples were taken from the two wells which supply the affected areas, adding they were sent to central laboratories in Amman for testing. (Ph
The department’s director, Basel Basbous, said that water samples were taken from the two wells which supply the affected areas, adding they were sent to central laboratories in Amman for testing. (Photo: Unsplash)
AMMAN — The Mafraq Water Department on Wednesday announced that the pumping of water to a number of neighborhoods in Al-Khalidiyah Municipality had been halted after citizens reported the water was turbid, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. اضافة اعلان

The department’s director, Basel Basbous, said that water samples were taken from the two wells which supply the affected areas, adding they were sent to central laboratories in Amman for testing.

He added that the Mafraq Health Department took more samples from areas within the governorate for testing.

Basbous told Petra that his department had provided 250 cubic meters of water to the affected neighborhoods, which will be enough to cover the citizens’ need.

For his part, Mayor of Al Khalidiyah Mukhled Al-Hammad said that the complaints were immediately reported to Mafraq health and water departments to take the necessary measures and find alternative water sources until the issue is addressed.

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