Al-Qamishli, Syria, Nov. 1, 2018. Large water pumps in al-Helaliah water station of the city of al-Qamishli, Northeastern Syria, can be seen. The water service directorate of the Autonomous Administration launched a project to increase water pumping to the area. The project costs reached 15 million Syrian pounds. Earlier, the water service directorate restored the al-Helaliah water station in the city of al-Qamishli, as it fixed a damaged water line. The damaged water line threatened to sink the station in water forcing it to shut down. Photo: Ahmad al-Bero.