Dominican Republic. The dams of Tavera-Bao and Monción, located in the area most affected by the lack of rain, have reached critical levels, while water shortages are becoming more acute.
In what has to do with the reservoirs of Rincón and Hatillo, in the provinces of La Vega and Sánchez Ramírez, their levels increased with the abundant downpours recorded a few days ago.
However, the rains were absent in Santiago and in localities of the Northwest, such as Santiago Rodríguez, Monción, Mao, Esperanza. In others they felt but slightly.
Lack of water
In Santiago, the water crisis has reached dramatic levels and, as reported by community organizations in the province, there are sectors where the liquid lasts up to two days that does not reach you through the pipes even though you have to pay religiously the invoices sent to you the Aqueduct and Sewerage Corporation of Santiago (Coraasan).
While in localities of the Northwest and Central Cibao, such as Guayubín, Castañuelas, Mao, Laguna Salada, Esperanza, Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Villa Vásquez, Monte Cristi, Yásica, Luperón and Sosúa, its inhabitants say they last up to a week without receiving water. by the pipes.
Coraasan technicians explained that the channel of the Tavera-Bao dam is still in decline, due to the drought that has been intense in this part of the country in recent times.
The experts told Listin Diario that until yesterday the level of Tavera-Bao was 313.22 cubic meters above sea level.