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Tunisia: fill rate of dams drops to nearly 29% until December 14

The fill rate of dams has reached barely 29%, or a global stock of water reserves of about 677.72 million m3, as of December 14, 2022, against 952.3 million m3, during the same period of 2021, according to data published Wednesday by the National Observatory of Agriculture (ONAGRI).

The overall inflow of dams amounted to 102.1 million m3, during the period from September 1, 2022 to December 14, 2022, down 318 million m3, compared with the averages recorded during the same period of 2021.

Regarding the amount of rainfall recorded throughout the country, they stood at 36.1 mm, from September 1 to December 14, 2022, which is a decline of 59%, compared to the averages recorded.

It should be noted that this decline was observed mainly in the regions of southeast (-82%), central east (-75%), south west (-74%) and central west (-69%).

The decline was less significant in the north (-41%) and northwest (-25%) regions.

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