Desalination Curbs Water Scarcity in Coastal Regions – Iran

A considerable amount of potable water in northern and southern coastal towns is provided by water desalination units, the deputy head of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company said. “Some 55 desalination facilities, with a capacity of producing 129,000 cubic meters of water per day, supply water for consumption or irrigation to regions straddling the northern and southern coasts of Iran,” Ali Asghar Qaneh was also quoted as saying by IRNA on Wednesday. According to the official, the units, completed at an estimated cost of $170 million, have been up and running since 2016. “Plans are in place […]