Enriquillo (Dominican Republic)

Type: City
Name: Enriquillo (Dominican Republic)
Country: Dominican Republic
Latitude: 17.9
Longitude: -71.233299
population: 5,423
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Caribbean’s biggest lake recovers level after harsh drought

Neiba, Dominican Republic.- Enriquillo lake’s level has fallen 30 centimeters in just 32 days, according to monthly measurements by José Antonio Matos, a local environmentalist in western Baoruco province.He said the Caribbean’s biggest lake slowly adds ... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 11 2014]

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"It is important to note that as the result of the strong droughts and proper management in recent months, and the water detoured from Sabana Yegua dam for repairs, Enriquillo has dropped 25 cm of its level, including 2013, unlike 2012, which rose 122 cm, as in 2011 when it rose 155 cm" added Matos

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