Santiago starts rationing water as major dam dries up
Santiago.- Santiago Water Utility (Coraasan) director Silvio Duran on Monday said water to the population will be zoned because of the low level at the Tavera-Bao dam complex, resulting from the nationwide drought.
He said the dams´ level dropped from 313 meters above sea level to a critical point at 311 meters.
He said the Central Mountains didn’t get much of the latest showers as some parts of the country for which Tavera-Bao has dropped to a drastic level.
Coraasan Operations manager Hector Jaquez said the dams´ average capacity is 320 meters above the level, adding that the situation has forced the rationing of potable water from Tavera-Bao after production fell 25%.
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