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Dams in Türkiye’s top tourist spot Bodrum depleted by drought

Dams in Türkiye’s top tourist spot Bodrum depleted by drought

One of Türkiye’s premier vacationer spots, the world-renowned Bodrum district in southwestern Muğla province, is going through a extreme water disaster with occasional cuts in provide. In distinction, in line with a latest report by Demirören News Agency (DHA), the second dam offering provide is deemed to shut on Thursday.

The Mumcular Dam, which ensures provide to Bodrum was closed after the water receded and reached the bottom stage final week.

The water stage in one other dam that provides town, Geyik Dam, has additionally dropped to round 13% of its capability. As a end result, it was said that Geyik Dam would even be closed on Thursday.

The repercussions of drought that impacted a big a part of Istanbul and the nation’s western coast within the earlier months have gotten evident in Bodrum, one of many important vacation locations.

A press release made by the General Directorate of Muğla Water and Sewerage (MUSKI) relating to the depletion mentioned, “Due to the drought, the Mumcular Dam, which no longer has a sufficient amount of water, was closed by the State Hydraulic Works (DSI) on Oct. 5, 2023, and water supply to Bodrum was cut off.”

“Likewise, owing to the same reasons, the amount of water in Geyik Dam, Bodrum’s largest source of drinking water, has fallen below the level that would allow supplies,” the assertion learn.

“It was conveyed to us that the dam will be closed by the DSI on Thursday, and water supplies from therein will be halted. To ensure that fellow citizens are not adversely affected, necessary arrangements will be made in line with measures and preparations, and the public will be continuously updated.”

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