EghtesadOnline: Water shortage in Khoy County in West Azarbaijan Province has intensified with the depletion of groundwater aquifers, digging new wells and delays in building dams on rivers.
EghtesadOnline: The smuggling of livestock from West Azarbaijan cities of Oshnavieh and Piranshahr to Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan is on the rise, says Ali Asghar Maleki, the head of Lamb Producers’ Union.
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: West Azarbaijan Province has a mineral processing capacity of 9.15 million tons per year, as 117 processing units are operating in the northwestern Iranian province.
EghtesadOnline: West Azarbaijan Province has exported $1.69 billion worth of commodities since the beginning of the current fiscal year (March 21, 2019).
EghtesadOnline: Every day 3,000 tons of apples are exported from West Azarbaijan Province, according to the head of the provincial Agricultural Jihad Organization.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province has exported $1.42 billion worth of commodities since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019) to register a 74% rise compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: The growth in overall Consumer Price Index was the highest (6.3%) for West Azarbaijan Province during the ninth month of the current Iranian year (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) compared with the previous month, according to data released by the Statistical Center of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: In the framework of the Lake Urmia Restoration Project, water from Shahrchay and Boukan dams was discharged into the troubled lake on Sunday, managing director of West Azarbaijan Regional Water Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Sardasht Hydroelectric Power Plant in Sardasht County, West Azarbaijan Province, was connected to the national grid on Tuesday.