Snow And Rain In Jordan Feed Reservoirs

Dams More Than Half Full

13 Feb 2022 by Local Press Report

As of Friday [Jan 28] morning, the recent precipitation raised the overall volume of rainfall this season to 52 per cent of Jordan’s long-term annual average of 8.1 billion cubic metres (bcm), with the highest precipitation rate recorded in Amman, according to a report from the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. ecretary General of Water Authority of Jordan Bashar Bataineh commented: "We started our winter this year with zero capacity — some of the dams were dried up and fully empty. But now, we are starting to see some water feeding into the dams a little bit, step by step."

Source: The Jordan Times