The Engineering Projects Department at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine revealed that it had established (25) desalination and water purification stations (R.O station), inside and outside Karbala to provide citizens with clean water, with capacities exceeding (80) thousand liters per hour.
The head of the aforementioned department, Engineer Dea' Majeed Al-Sa'egh, said: "The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine has adopted many service projects, including those directly related to the life of the Iraqi citizen, and has worked within its capabilities to alleviate his burden as much as possible. And among the most important problems that these projects contributed to solving are treating water scarcity and turbidity, and our department has devoted part of its work to constructing stations and systems inside and outside Karbala governorate.”
He added: "The established stations have been distributed over areas suffering from a lack or scarcity of desalinated water, in addition to stations established in hospitals and farms, and there are periodic work that is constantly conducted for them to ensure their correct and uninterrupted work. Our work is not limited to the installation of stations, but there are also preparatory work such as making roofs, electrical installations, and others, in addition to various service matters that differ from one station to another.”
Al-Sa'egh explained: "The establishment works are carried out by the staff of the Water Division, which have experience in this field without the help of any other party. There are continuous tours and visits to sites in order to follow up on their work and maintenance."
It is noteworthy that in addition to the above, the central water station of the al-Abbas's (p) shrine is working to fill the needs of clean water of visitors, service facilities, and sites belonging to the Holy Shrine, whether inside or outside it, in addition to visitors of the Holy Shrines and the people of the old city.