Azerbaijan, Baku, June 4 / Trend /
CJSC Azerbaijani Railways has completed laying of pipelines in 86 kilometer of railway section Jalilabad-Girmizikend to ensure water derivation as a result of opening a second branch of the Araz River, the CJSC said.
According to the report, to ensure the flow of water within several days, the Infrastructure Department of CJSC has laid five passes.
The conducted works enabled the flow of 300 cubic meters of water per second.
In recent weeks, floods occurred in 40 districts of Azerbaijan due to rise in Kur River and rainfalls. As a result of the disaster, about 20,000 houses were flooded, more than 300 destroyed, 2,000 became unsafe and 50,000 hectares of cultivated land left under water.
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