Friday, September 30, 2022 – 08:28
The Ministry of Equipment and Water Resources said that the injection of major dams in the Kingdom through yesterday Thursday was less than 4 billion cubic meters (3,950.7 million cubic meters), with an estimated fill rate of just 24.5 percent.
In its bulletin on the daily status of major major dams in the Kingdom, the ministry said that dam injections for the same period last year were 6 billion 194 million cubic meters, with an estimated fill rate of 38.4 percent. .
The Ministry of Equipment and Water Resources reported that the water level at the Al Wehda Dam stood at 1,510.7 million cubic meters on September 29, with an estimated fill rate of 42.9 percent, up from 63.1 percent on the same day last year. .
Storage Dam Valley came in second place with a fill rate of 47.3 percent and a fill rate of 318.3 million cubic meters, compared to 479.4 million cubic meters in the same period last year with a fill rate of 71.2 percent.
The Idris I dam ranks third with a container volume of 275.9 million cubic meters.
On the other hand, the Masirah Dam recorded a sharp drop in water levels as its filling rate on September 29 reached 2.8 percent, or an average of 74.1 million cubic meters, out of two billion 657 million cubic meters of water, compared to up to 9.8 on the same day of last year. percent, which is equivalent to 261.1 million cubic meters.
Official data provided by the Ministry of Equipment and Water Resources on the official website shows that the water level in all national dams continues to decline despite rains in many regions of the Kingdom. This is an indicator that the competent authorities and the sectors concerned must take into account in order to take all precautionary measures and measures to overcome the water crisis in the coming years.