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Dam fill rate reaches 43% on Jan. 9

Thanks to the recent rainfall, water resources in the country’s dams reached about 1.008,4 billion m3 out of a total capacity of 2.337 billion m3, i.e. a 43% filling rate, data released Monday by the National Agriculture Observatory (ONAGRI) show.

The overall inflows for the period from September 1, 2021 till January 9, 2022 stood at 580.359 million m3 (88.9% of the period’s average), against 428.7 million m3 during the same period in 2021.

These resources are are divided as follows: 564.2 million m3 for northern governorates (against 377 million m3 during the same period last year), 7.11 million m3 for midland governorates (against 45.7 million last year) and 9 million m3 for Cap Bon (against 5.9 million m3 in 2021).

The “Sidi Barrak” dam in Beja, the “Al Harka” dam in Sejnane (Bizerte) and “El Moula” dam in Tabarka (Jendouba) have reached their maximum filling capacities with a filling rate of 100.7%, 100.2% and 99.2%, respectively, ONAGRI specified.

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