On January 29, the Syrian Defense Ministry officially announced that the Syrian army had liberated all villages in the Wadi Barada area northwest of Damascus. The Syrian military was able to achieve this due to successful military operations and a number of reconciliation agreements in the area.
Thus, government forces are in control of the water supply line to Damascus and the villages of Kafr al-Zayt, Al-Husayniyah, Kafr al-Awamid, Deir Miqrin, Barhaliya, Souq Wadi Barada, Afrah, Basimah, Ayn al-Khadra, Ayn al-Fijah, Deir Qanun. Government specialists are reportedly working to restore water supplies to the Syrian capital.
Military situation in the area on January 28:
A video of the Ayn al-Fijah water facilities:
— Military Advisor (@miladvisor) January 29, 2017