One of the most important service facilities in the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine is the water station that serve the needs of visitors and their service facilities with pure fresh water, as well as providing water to the sites belonging to the Holy Shrine. And due to the increasing demand and the expansion of services provided to the visitors, at their forefront, offering drinking water to the visitors, the technical and engineering staff have carried out comprehensive development and maintenance work for all the joints of the plant, while maintaining its water supply without interruption in its work.
Engineer Ahmed Amjad Al-Husseini, the station's official, told the al-Kafeel Network: “The station is undergoing regular maintenance according to a plan that was developed for this purpose. And as a result of the increasing demand for water and as part of our preparations for the Ziyarat Arba'een, we have launched a major maintenance and development campaign for the plant to ensure increased production and pumping of water, and to ensure covering the full needs of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, its visitors and the surrounding service facilities of drinking water and raw water. ''
He added: "The work was in two parts, the first is the maintenance work for all devices and equipment of the system, and the second is to carry out development work for them and provide them with additional devices, equipment and systems, to ensure increased production capacity and control method, including:
- - Changing the control systems of the two water pumping systems for the holy sanctuary, from systems operated by mechanical and electronic control panels, with hertzic (vfd) controllers, which contributes to increase the production capacity and prolong the systems life and reliability.
- - Expansion of pumping systems by adding higher capacity pumps for sanitary nos. 1 and 4.
- - Rehabilitating and upgrading the readiness of the desalination plants (RO) with a capacity of (34,000 liters / hour) by chemical washing and replacing the damaged parts.
- - The addition of pressure balancing tanks to the pumping systems, which contributes to their protection and the stability of the level of pressure and flow of water in these pumps.
He explained: "The work is nearing completion and has entered into service, as well as most of the additional equipment for pumping raw or clean water."