The Iraqi Water Resources Ministry said it has opened a new water dam in Diala province.
“The dam will accumulate rain water,” the Ministry said in a release posted on its website.
The Ministry said that the dam, constructed by local staff, can store up to 3.62 million cubic meters of water.
“The project’s total cost was ID28.7 billion ($24m),” read the release.
( Aswat Al Iraq )