Zahedan Expands Desalination Capacity

Three reverse osmosis desalination units (total capacity 20,000 cubic meters per day) have gone on stream in the city since 2003 to purify brackish groundwater to supply a part of the potable water requirements
Zahedan Expands Desalination Capacity   Zahedan Expands Desalination Capacity

The fourth phase of Zahedan Water Desalination Plant in Sistan-Baluchestan Province will open soon, managing director of the provincial Water and Wastewater Company said. 
"Using reverse osmosis technology, the new unit processes 7,500 cubic meters of water a day," Alireza Qasemi was quoted as saying by the Energy Ministry news portal.
As the water crisis worsens in the dry region where underground resources are depleting rapidly, using unconventional water resources, namely saline water, has become inevitable, Qasemi noted.
Located in one of the most arid areas in southeast Iran and with a population of over 600,000, Zahedan’s water consumption needs are largely met by groundwater. 


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