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Morocco’s Dam Storage Capacity Reaches 54.6% by Feb. 14

Dam’s storage capacity in Morocco reached 54.6% as of February14, which is a total storage of 8.31 billion cubic meters (m3), according to the Department of Water.

This level is lower than the one reported during the same period in 2016, when the volume of water totaled about 9.3 billion cubic meters, which is a storage capacity of 60.8%, the same source added.

The department underlines the increase of water supplies in some dams compared to the same period last year, including Ibn Battouta (from 11.9% to 64.8%), El Kensra (from 44.7% to 71.8%) and Dkhila (from 52% to 96%).

Other dams recorded a decrease in water supplies, such as Hassan II (from 76.4% to 20.6%), M.B.A Al Khattabi (from 51.9% to 16%) and Asaflou (from 74.5% to 57.3%).

Nakhla, Bouhouda, Imi El Kheng, Sidi Said Maachou and Ahl Souss dams recorded a fill rate of 100% by February 14.

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