Kurdestan Water Project Operational
EghtesadOnline: Completed in eight months, Kurdestan water supply project transfers 57 million cubic meters of water from Azad Dam to Sanandaj water treatment plants.
T o help improve the quality of drinking water in Kurdestan Province, President Ebrahim Raisi inaugurated a project to pump water from Azad Dam to Sanandaj water treatment plant on Thursday, the energy minister said.
“One of the major water supply projects in the western province, the Azad Dam project was carried out in eight months at a cost of $30 million. It is expected to help enhance the quality of potable water and alleviate water shortage in the region with a population of over 700,000 people,” Ali Akbar Mehrabian was also quoted as saying by the Energy Ministry’s news portal.
The plan entailed the establishment of a 30-km water transmission line that will transfer 57 million cubic meters of water from the dam to the water treatment facility.
With a capacity of 300 mcm, Azad Dam was built on the Gura River 75 km from Sanandaj-Marivan Road.