Fijeh Springs Resumes Limited Water Supply to Damascus City While Repairs Underway

Loyalist media reports on trip by Damascus countryside governor to inspect repair work in the Barada Valley system which aims to restore the capital's water flow to its usual capacity

The governor of Damascus countryside province, Alaa Ibrahim, inspected repair work on the water lines of Wadi Barada and Ayn Haroush in the Barada valley area in Damascus countryside.

In a statement to journalists on Monday, the governor said that an assessment of the damage to the water systems is taking place in parallel with the repairs to the Fijeh springs currently being conducted by maintenance teams, adding that work will be finished as soon as possible.

He added that some water from the Fijeh springs has been pumped since yesterday as part of the plan to urgently supply Damascus city with water, noting that the water flow will return to its usual capacity once repairs are completed.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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