Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Agricultural and Water Parliamentary Committee demanded governmental authorities to make use of rainwater to compensate the shortage in water.
MP Jamal Bathekh member of the Parliamentary Committee stated to IraqiNews.com on Sunday ”The problem of water scarcity and being locked by neighbor countries has worsened since 2003.”
MP Bathekh suggested two solutions for this crisis, the first solution is represented by “adopting the best investment methods for all kind of water, particularly rainwater, and to use the modern techniques for irrigation.”
”The second is to activate the water supreme council to be in charge of communicating with neighbor countries in order to set the right solutions to address water scarcity,” he added.
Rain fallings took place in Baghdad and many provinces and meteorological experts predicted that this winter season will witness increase in rain percentage in comparison with previous years. \