Reclamation and Water Management Ltd president: Operations held to restore destroyed dams on Kura River
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 12 / Trend A. Huseynbala /
The operations are held to restore destroyed dams.
Today, the restoration of dams in the village of Bayramly in Shirvan region will be completed, Reclamation and Water Management Ltd president Ahmed Ahmadzadeh told media. He said that the work will be conducted for a few days.
Floods in 40 Azerbaijani regions have been recently registered. About 20,000 houses were flooded, more than 300 destroyed, 2,000 were in emergency condition, 50,000 hectares of cultivated land were under water as a result of the disaster.
Today, Interior Minister Ramil Usubov, Deputy Minister Abid Sharifov examined a broken dam in the village of Myursalli in Sabirabad region, he said.
"The work was launched to resore this dam. However, taking into account that the water level exceeds the height of the dam by one meter, it was impossible to approach it. In two or three days we will complete the reconstruction work," he said.
Shirvan region is located 110 kilometers from Baku.