90% of water shortage solved in Erbil, says Water Directorate09/07/2012 14:46
ERBIL, July 9 (AKnews) – Erbil’s Water Directorate said 90 percent of water shortage problems have been solved in Erbil and many of the city's neighborhoods had water problems in the past few months.
Directorate spokesman Massoud Mohammed said: "Erbil city had water problems from the middle of May until the beginning of June but now 90 percent of the shortage has been fixed.
"Only 10 percent of the city has water issues, such as Sarkarezan, Galwezh and Sebardan neighborhoods due to drought. It is expected that the directorate will sort this problem in the next few days."
Mohammed added that the directorate is now working on two water projects - surface-water project 3 and 4.
The neighborhoods suffering from a lack of water are 159 Gulan, Khanzad, Sarwaran 2, Raparin 2, Kuwestan and Nawroz due to power cuts.
By Dawan Hadi