EghtesadOnline: Tehran’s second wastewater treatment facility, aka Firouz Bahram Wastewater Treatment Plant, at the southwestern tip of the capital is to officially open soon.
EghtesadOnline: Expansion of the wastewater network has been a priority in the sprawling capital in recent years, but mismanagement and haphazard urban expansion has slowed and at times hampered the process.
EghtesadOnline: Seventy plus desalination plants that process 309,000 cubic meters of saline water a day opened in the past ten years and cost $250 million, the deputy energy minister for water and wastewater affairs said in Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: An estimated 130 million cubic meters of wastewater is produced by households in the northern Mazandaran Province, of which less than 20 mcm is recycled and the rest flows into the Caspian Sea or seeps in the ground, head of the provincial water and Wastewater Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran wastewater network is 90% compete and will come online in 2022 to enhance water quality and quantity in the capital, executive director of the project said.
EghtesadOnline: Private firms have invested $86 million to expand wastewater networks in three cities in Kerman Province and the southeastern province now holds the record for the highest private investment in this sector.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Research Center said urban wastewater networks and sewage collection facilities have been expanding but the same is not true for rural areas.
EghtesadOnline: In the past five years desalination capacity in southern Hormozgan Province has increased six fold, managing director of the Hormozgan Water and Wastewater Company said.
EghtesadOnline: An estimated 110,000 cubic meters of treated wastewater produced in Bandar Abbas Wastewater Treatment Plant in Hormozgan Province will be piped to industries in the west of the key port city, managing director of Hormozgan Water and Wastewater Company said.
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).