The reservoirs are completely filled for the upcoming dry season in May.
“The drought alerts were left behind, at least during 2018”, said La República. “Although the rainy season has not yet ended, the level of water stored in the different reservoirs located throughout the country makes it possible to ensure that we will not have problems with the supply of water resources during the following months of the year.”, they continued.
An expert from the Directorate of Water Quality and Evaluation of the National Water Authority (ANA), Gastón Pantoja, told this media that the last report of water resources indicated that the reservoirs are practically at a storage capacity of 100%. This means that when the dry season starts in the month of May both the population and the agricultural water supply will be covered in its entirety.
“According to the National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology (Senamhi), rainfall in the months between September 2017 and March have been ‘quite good’, being reflected in the daily statistics of the government entity.”, you can read today in La República.
Also, a climatologist at Senamhi said that the accumulated precipitation was between the normal and higher range, as announced in the weather forecasts.