Dams Are No Smart Solutions for Iran

Dams Are No Smart Solutions Dams Are No Smart Solutions

Based on the March 2020-21 budget bill, close to $160 million will be allocated to dam construction in the next Iranian year.
This the amount, five times bigger than the Department of Environment's budget, will be spent on completing projects and building new mega structures, ILNA reported.
So far so good. But what keeps environmentalists and water experts wondering are two questions: Why do officials insist on building more dams when they know there is no water to store, ILNA reported. 
Many say why not invest money in water recycling and effective measures to prevent seepage and leakage in pipelines that supply water from dams to water treatment plants?


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