Renaissance Dam: Sat Pix Alarm Egyptians

CAIRO

Satellite images taken July 10 and showing around 200 million cubic meters (almost 53 billion gallons)of water pooled at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) reservoir site have sparked controversy in Egypt amid fears that Ethiopia has started filling the reservoir. The Egyptian government, however, says the pooling water is due to construction and the 2017 seasonal Nile flooding.

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