Domestic Economy

New Water Projects

New Water Projects    New Water Projects

The private sector plans to invest 9.5 trillion rials (about $310 million) in seven water and wastewater management projects across the country. The national water authority, known as ABFA, which is run by the private sector, has signed an agreement with the energy ministry to implement the projects, FNA reported. The projects entail increasing water supply to the southeastern city of Khash and the central city of Garmsar, construction of desalination units in the northern cities of Bandar Torkman and Gomishan and the southeastern city of Kerman, and improving wastewater management in the central city of Zavareh and the capital Tehran.