The departure of engineer of “Zamzam Well”

Sun Online Desk

3rd March, 2021 05:44:30 printer

The departure of engineer of  “Zamzam Well”

The death of the engineer of the “Zamzam Well”, Dr. Yahya Hamza Koshak, former director general of the Water and Sewage Authority, was a member of Okaz Foundation for Press and Publication, who moved to the mercy of God at the age of 80 years.

The deceased served as Director General of the Water and Sewerage Authority in the Western Region, Undersecretary for Technical Affairs of the Holy Capital Municipality, civil engineer for municipal affairs at the Ministry of Interior, and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Council of Engineers and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Makkah Al-Mukarramah.

According to Okaz newspaper, the deceased led the cleaning team of the Zamzam well four decades ago, and the engineer Yahya Koshak wrote a book on Zamzam, in which he recorded his observations inside the well. Historical accounts said that on the side of Jabal Abu Qubays and Al-Safa, these small holes were found between the 12 building stones instead of them.