The Administration of the Man-Made River (MMR) said that it had successfully transferred the flow-control valves to a manufacturer in the Netherlands for completion of repair and maintenance on the parts, despite the security and logistical difficulties.

The MMR indicated on its official Facebook page that the valves arrived back at the Ben Ghashir site having received maintenance and exchange of spare parts, with the carrying out of technical tests at the manufacturer in the Netherlands, pointing out that the valves were shipped to the Shawarf site prior to installation according to the plan set by the administration.

According to the MMR, after completion of the installation and operational testing, water is due to be pumped back through the center-path to feed the cities of Bani Walid, Tarhuna and others of the western mountains, along with raising the rate of water flow to the city of Tripoli in order to reach most areas with ease.