Morocco: Dams Filled to 51.3% (Ministry)
Rabat – The reservoirs of the main national dams have reached, as of March 03, 2021, more than 8.26 billion cubic meters (m3), i.e. a filling rate of 51.3%, according to data from the ministry of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water.
This level is higher than that recorded on the same date of the year 2020, during which the reservoirs amounted to nearly 7.77 billion m3, i.e. a filling rate of 49.8%, according to the daily situation of dams established by the General Directorate of Water.
The Alwahda dam has the largest reservoir with a volume reaching 2.619 billion m3 and a filling rate of 74.4%, compared to 63.5% a year earlier.
The Idriss I dam ranks second with a reservoir of 893 million m3, i.e. a filling rate of 79.1%, against 85.3% at the same time last year (963.3 million m3).
With a filling rate of 93.5%, the Oued El Makhazine dam came third with a reservoir of 629 million m3.