The Iranian Energy Ministry is determined to add at least 400,000 cubic meters to the capacity of the country’s water desalination plants by the end of the current government incumbency (2025), the deputy head of National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company said.
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) will contribute to the construction of the desalination plant in Bushehr, which will have a capacity of 70,000 cubic meters per day, he said.
A major water desalination project will be launched at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in south of Iran in the coming weeks, an official said.
Iran’s National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company is operating and constructing 95 water desalination plants with a total capacity of 634,000 cubic meters per day across the country, of which 75 plants are currently operational, according to an official with the company.
“Based on the government’s plan to develop the capacity of water desalination plants and to expand the use of these facilities, over the next four years, at least 400,000 cubic meters per day will be added to the capacity of the country’s water desalination plants,” Golrizan said.
The agriculture sector is not the only area that is affected by the water problems in the mentioned regions since most of the cities located in the said areas like Isfahan and Yazd are industrial centers and water […]
Some 163 trillion rials (about $3.88 billion) has been invested in the mentioned project which is being implemented by the Energy Ministry in collaboration with the Industry, Mining, and Trade Ministry.
According to Ardakanian, coastal provinces such as Hormozgan, Sistan-Baluchestan, and Bushehr can use seawater in projects that do not require water desalination like aquaculture or for cooling the towers of thermal power plants.
With regard to the environmental conditions of the Persian Gulf, the Department of Environment (DOE) has taken a firm stand against water transfer from this body of water, deputy environment chief, Masoud Tajrishi, has said.
Mahmoud Shayan, a board member of Bank Melli Iran has said that the project of water transfer from the Persian Gulf to central provinces will complete by next year, Mehr news agency reported on September 30.
The water crisis in Iran; the government has “taken out with the permission of the leader from the National Development Fund”
… Eshagh Jahangiri, the first vice president of Iran, has said that the first government of Hassan Rouhani, “with a special permission”, has received Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei only once from the National Development Fund.
Mr. Jahangiri has said the reason for this is to provide supplies for drinking water from the West of Iran, with a surplus of over $ 8 billion. The first lieutenant of the Iranian president read on the issue of drinking water as a national issue, saying that this is the only time that the government has withdrawn a special permit […]