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).
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.