"This trend is illegal and the branch municipalities are watching these phenomena with the aim of reducing it."Meanwhile, director of Civil Defense in Jeddah Brig. Abdullah Hassan Al-Jiddawi warned against digging random wells and said it was a gross violation of the safety measures. “Many people have lost their lives by falling into these wells,” he said. Regarding intestinal diseases, they always were and always will be, Allah willing.
Jiddah means seashore, had about 25,000 inhabitants in 1947. Today it has 2 - 3 million and growing.