The police reported the destruction of one of the walls of a reservoir containing waste water plants «Rotem». The accident may cause environmental pollution. Wastewater containing acid, drain to the river Aslim and on highway 90.
Information about victims did not arrive.
In the liquidation of the accident involved police and volunteer rescue units of Arad and Ein Gedi.
Highway 90 near the Dead sea factories closed to traffic in both directions. Drivers are asked to use alternative routes.