Commenting on the water crisis in Al-Hasaka province, the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) said that the main reason for the water outage is the interruption of the Allouk pumping station, which is powered by electricity coming from Tishreen Dam which is under the control of the PYD militia and the Assad regime.
In a press release issued on Friday, the SOC said that the PYD militia has repeatedly disrupted electricity supply to Allouk pumping station since November 2019 as a new tactic aimed at starving the civilian population and bringing them to their knees.
“The blame for the suffering of our people in Al-Hasaka is being laid at the doors of other parties while groundless accusations are being made,” the SOC added.
The SOC said it was closely following this crisis as it affirmed that the authorities supervising the work of the pumping stations located in the liberated areas have not made any disruption or changes that may negatively affect the water supply. On the contrary, they continue to maintain the stations and ensure an uninterrupted water supply.
The pumping station was put back into action after the electricity supply was resumed.
The SOC stressed that the institutions of the Syrian Interim Government, with the support and commendable efforts of Turkey, have been committed to maintaining the pumping stations in the Allouk area since the day it was freed from terrorist groups. (Source: SOC’s Media Department)