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Opening an investigation file on farms that are irrigated with sewage water

The security and health authorities in Makkah Al-Mukarramah opened investigation files, regarding the seizure of a number of farms that drain crops through sewage water, at a time when the Holy Capital Municipality removed 8 agricultural flats in a number of farms south of Makkah Al-Mukarramah.

And the Municipality of the Holy Capital explained in a statement issued on Sunday that the Municipality Agency in the Secretariat, in cooperation with the security authorities and health affairs in the region and the office of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture in the Holy Capital, removed a number of violating farms that were irrigated with sewage water to grow leafy greens south of Makkah Al-Mukarramah.

Wastewater that is used for watering

She added that the committee removed 8 flats built on vast areas in a number of farms south of Makkah Al-Mukarramah, using wastewater to water leafy plants that were destroyed immediately, as they posed a threat to public health, and it was found after sampling their products and examining them in the laboratories of the Capital Municipality. Holy unfitness for use.

She stressed that this comes within the framework of the Holy Capital Municipality’s keenness to achieve the highest level of environmental sanitation, and to follow up and remove all negative phenomena related to the health and safety of citizens and residents, and the Municipality will not hesitate to implement the list of penalties and fines for violators.

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