BAGHDAD - morning - Ahmed Abed Rabbo
confirmed the Ministry of Water Resources said flood water and rainfall amounts that fell over the past week have contributed to raise the levels of rivers, lakes and reservoirs of dams in the country, noting that the amounts contributed to the success of confidential germination of crops winter season. Promised manager SOD and reservoirs ministry Mehdi Rashid Mahdi in a statement made by »Sabah», amounts floods and rains over the past week in most provinces of the country «very significant», has contributed to raising the water levels in the river basin also boosted inventories strategic in dam reservoirs, revealing that the amounts contributed to the success of confidential germination own winter crops. It is said that Baghdad and most provinces have seen on Wednesday and Thursday, heavy rains, in most provinces of the center and south. He said Mehdi, a ministry adviser and official Tdtha also, that the amount of water passed in River Zab, which feeds the Tigris River basin, rose from 60 to 300 cubic meters per second, as their quantities passed to Mosul dam rose from 100 to 600 cubic meters per second, it revealed the existence of a significant improvement in the releases basin of the Tigris and Euphrates, especially that those quantities stepped up lost ground dam reservoirs during the past months. The Minister of Water Resources Mohsen al-Shammari has confirmed that the amount of recent rains in Baghdad and several provinces have provided more than one billion cubic meters, and this is what will contribute to the coverage of water needed for almost six million acres winter season. According to specialists affairs of the water, the precipitation of large amounts of rain water will enhance the groundwater storage and improves the quality and raise the proportion of immersion marshes, and secure payments next tongue salt from the Persian Gulf to the Shatt al-Arab and down to the southern city of Basra. expert on water Qais al-Bayati said in this regard in a statement Private »Sabah», that the needs of Iraq's water from drinking, agriculture, health, industry, exceeding the 50 billion cubic meters, compared to the current revenue amounting to less than 37 billion cubic meters, indicating that the deficit ratio of water of common rivers hyphen to Iraq from Iran, Turkey and Syria will reach more of 33 billion cubic meters by 2030 if it did not reach a fair apportionment of them during the next term. Furthermore, the Minister of resource companies France and investors called for the expansion of the investment within the country, the importance of these companies in the rehabilitation of the infrastructure of the irrigation sector, according to a ministry statement received «morning» copy of it. Shammari promised during a meeting with Ambassador of France accredited in Baghdad (Marc Baretti), the relationship between Baghdad and Paris, a strategy based on cooperation in all areas, adding that the investment opportunities open to French companies. Shammari said according to the statement, the government I began to adapt to the current financial situation of the country, which passes through a payment policy on credit to companies investing in the country, noting that the ministry aims to cooperate with large French companies Allarroaii domain and the possibility of establishing early warning systems of dams.
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