Days of Palestine

Friday, January 27

Disaster of clean water in Gaza

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Days of Palestine, Gaza Strip –Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) has said that water distribution network in Gaza had suffered $34.4m worth of damage as a result of the Israeli war on the Strip.

In a statement, the PWA said 11 water wells had been completely destroyed and 15 partially destroyed during the war, while 17 km-long of water supply networks were completely destroyed and another 29 partially destroyed.

It also said that five water containers were completely destroyed while 11 water containers were partially or severely damaged. Two desalination units were completely destroyed, and four were partially damaged.

In addition, more than seven km of sewage networks were completely destroyed and more than 10 km partially destroyed. Twelve sewage plants were severely damaged and four waste-water treatment stations were partially destroyed.