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Thermal Power Plants Now No More Viable in Iran

Thermal Power Plants Now No More Viable in Iran Thermal Power Plants Now No More Viable in Iran

In a water-stressed country like Iran generating electricity via thermal power plants which consume massive amounts of water cannot be a viable option anymore.
Wetlands are vanishing, aquifers, rivers and lakes are drying up or becoming too polluted for safe use. Dwindling water resources and lack of sufficient fresh water is fast reaching a catastrophic level as a result of which a large number of people face acute water scarcity at least for three to four months in a year, especially in central regions including the ancient cities of Isfahan and Yazd.
An estimated 37 million people live in water-stressed regions, 

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