newsMorocco’s Dam Storage Capacity Reaches 50% (Ministry)


06 Mar

Morocco’s Dam Storage Capacity Reaches 50% (Ministry)

Rabat – Dam’s storage capacity in Morocco has reached 8.04 billion m3 (50%), the ministry of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water has said.

This level is higher than the one reported during the same period in 2020, when stored volumes of water stood at 7.38 billion cubic meters, which corresponds to a storage capacity of 47.4%, the source added.

According to the ministry, Al-Wahda’s dam has recorded the most important stored volume of water of 2.79 billion m3 and a fill rate of 79.4% against 58.2% in the same period in 2020.

The Dam of Idriss 1st comes second with a stored volume of 822.1 million cubic meters and a fill rate of 72.8% against 81.2% in the same period last year.

With a fill rate of 100%, the Dam of Oued El Makhazine ranks third with 672.9 million cubic meters.

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