EghtesadOnline: On average 50 billion cubic meters of water is extracted from almost 500,000 authorized wells per year, resulting in huge water deficits in most plains, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa).
EghtesadOnline: Completion of the second phase of a wastewater treatment plant in Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province, will help supply four cubic meters of water per second to Lake Urmia or 125 million cubic meters a year, director of the provincial Water and Wastewater Company said.
EghtesadOnline: To help reduce consumption of piped water across the sprawling capital, the second phase of a development plan to transfer sewage from the South Tehran Wastewater Treatment Complex to Tehran Oil Refinery is underway, head of engineering department of the refinery said.
EghtesadOnline: The third phase of Urmia Wastewater Treatment Plant is near completion and is expected to be completed by 2021, managing director of West Azarbaijan Water and Wastewater Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Fifteen wet months helped eased the water tension to some extent, but the respite will not last long, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa) said.
EghtesadOnline: Daily water consumption in Tehran has reached 3.6 million cubic meters that is unprecedented in the history of the metropolis, managing director of Tehran Province Water and Wastewater Company said at the weekend.
EghtesadOnline: Construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in Bandar Imam Petrochemical Company in southwestern Khuzestan Province is underway as the company has put environmental protection high on its agenda.
EghtesadOnline: Close to 80,000 cubic meters of industrial and municipal effluent flows into the world famous Karoun River in Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, every day, head of the provincial branch of Department of Environment said.
EghtesadOnline: Isfahan Oil Refining Company's wastewater treatment unit has started operations to help address the water problems of the refinery, the managing director said.
EghtesadOnline: So far $14 million have been spent on building the wastewater network in Bushehr, capital city of Bushehr Province and the project has made 80% progress, managing director of Bushehr Water and Wastewater Company said.