The majority of Morocco’s dams recorded a notable decrease in fill rate except for Al Wahda Dam in Ouezzane province.
Rabat – Morocco’s Department for Water said in a statement on Thursday, December 7, that the storage capacity of Morocco dams has now reached 7.2 billion m3, a fill rate of 46.2%,
This year’s level is lower than the one reported during the same period in 2018, when stored volumes of water stood at 9.44 billion cubic meters, representing a storage capacity of 62.5%, the source added.
The Al Wahda dam (Province of Ouezzane) has recorded a fill rate of 51.1% against 59.7% in the same period in 2018.
Other dams also recorded a significant decrease in fill rate compared to the same period last year, including Al Massira in Settat (from 30.8% to 18%), Bin El Ouidane in Azilal (from 74.4% to 41.3%) and Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah (from 92.4% to 71.4%).