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Baghdad Water announces 10 central projects with different cards

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Baghdad - conscious - Muhammad Al-Talbi

Today, Wednesday, the Baghdad Water Department announced 10 central projects with different capacities distributed between different regions of the capital.

While she confirmed that the low levels of the Tigris River affect drinking water, she confirmed the preparation of a study on the subject and submitted it to the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.

The director general of the department, Raad Khairy, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that there is "water suffering in most districts and districts of the capital, Baghdad, which is still great, especially in the Nahrawan district," noting that

"the water project will work to resolve this crisis and is expected in the middle of This year and the coming years may solve the water crisis in Nahrawan, in addition to the existence of a sewage project and school buildings in Nahrawan as well."

Khairy added, "The permanent solution project with a capacity of 4000 cubic meters is being carried out by the Ministry of Housing," noting that

"the completion rate of the project has reached 78%, and we hope to operate it at the beginning of the new year."

He pointed out that "a study is being prepared on the decrease in the levels of the Tigris River and submitted to the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, which is following up the issue seriously."

This is what is being done continuously."

He stressed, "the necessity of solving the issue of the health waste that is thrown into the river, treating heavy water, and for the competent authorities to solve that,"

stressing "the need for these wastes to be of specific international proportions to be thrown into the river, where if they increased, they would be toxic."

He explained, "The existing projects are water purification and desalination in most of Iraq,

but the issue of toxic treatment is not within the jurisdiction of water treatment, so it must be treated by the authorities that put it forward, such as hospitals and heavy water projects, as the stage of treating that water before it is released must be taken into consideration in parallel." Low levels, which was suggested 4 years ago.

He pointed out that "the decrease in the levels of the Tigris affects the drinking water, and there is a campaign launched two years ago when the level decreased and emergency treatment measures were taken," pointing out

"the importance of having reservoirs and dams that are a solution when there is a certain drop in water levels and quantities of water are released from them to enhance shortage".

He added, "We have two stages in sterilization, including the initial use of alum and the addition of chlorine to treat bacteria.

We have joint examinations and coordination with the Ministry of Health and Environment, and there is the National Laboratory of the Ministry of Housing and Construction, which supervises all examinations, in addition to having an annual plan for water before and after filtration."".

He continued: "We are suffering with a shortage of materials designated for liquidation,

but we are trying to obtain these materials to compensate for the shortage with all our efforts, and we have losses of no less than 30% due to the excesses of the total product due to unplanned construction and the bulldozing of agricultural orchards and their transformation into homes, where this reached 3 million exceeded on Fonts from the 80s and 90s.

He noted that "there is suffering not only in drinking water, but there are problems in the areas of the Baghdad belt due to the excesses of irrigation and livestock breeders, especially buffaloes," adding that

"there are 10 central projects, including the Abu Ghraib central project with a capacity of 10,000 cubic meters per hour, and the Rashidiya project with a capacity of 4 Thousands of cubic meters per hour, the Hussainiya project, the second phase in Al-Zawra, with a capacity of 1,000 cubic meters per hour, and three expansion projects with a capacity of 3,000 cubic meters per hour, with stations that pump water for districts and sub-districts.

He pointed out that "there are 3 new projects that were referred by the Baghdad governorate, and work is underway, two of which will be opened at the end of this year, and the third project in the middle of next year, which is the new Mahmudiyah project with a capacity of 4,000 cubic meters, which serves the areas of Mahmudiyah, Latifiya and Yusufiya."

Khairy concluded his speech by saying: "In addition to the central bridge water project with a capacity of 4,000 cubic meters, which serves the areas of the Diyala Bridge and the areas adjacent to the district of Mada'in and several areas, as well as the project to expand the areas of Mada'in, which will add 1,000 cubic meters of drinking water to the district of Mahmudiyah and its affiliated districts.".

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