The water Division is one of the divisions working within the service affairs department at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, and is among the divisions that has mobilized all its human and material resources and potentials to provide water to the visitors, whether inside or outside the holy shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him).
The head of the division; Haj Ahmad al-Hanoon, has explained to al-Kafeel Network: "We work continuously throughout the year, but the Ziyarat Arba'een is special, so we make our preparations from an early time especially that it getting back to the semi-warm weather, which needs additional work because the visitor needs water all the time, and we strive to provide it constantly and continuously to the visitors so they can quench their thirst."
Explaining: "According to our plan, the work has been divided into several axes:
1- Inside the holy shrine through the water reservoirs scatters in all its corners.
2- Outside the holy shrine and in the area between the two holy shrines.
3- The condolences processions in the roads near the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine.
4- External sites, including:
a- Rest site for the visitors, which was added by the holy shrine such as the schools and the Hussayniyat.
b- Service complexes of the holy shrine in addition to the procession of al-Kafeel Nursery.
c- The departments of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine.
He added: "Stations were set up to provide water to the visitors and processions, including the side of Saqi from the side of Qibla Gate, and other in the Umm al-Baneen (peace be upon her service complex and a mobile station in the procession of al-Kafeel nursery.
Indicating: "More than 600.000 goblet of single use were used, and around one million water goblets from the al-Kafeel water plant were distributed from the outlets to the visitors and condolence processions. This water was cooled by more than 10.000 ice blocks from the ice plan of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine."
Confirming that the distributed water reached more than this quantity at peak times, as despite the congestion in the roads, this service did not stop but was provided around the clock, by two shifts, morning and evening.