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300-km Water Pipeline Links Persian Gulf to Kerman Region

The 300-km pipeline with seven pumping stations will transfer close to 200 million cubic meters of desalinated water from Bandar Abbas desalination plant in Iran's southern Hormozgan Province to Sirjan in southwest Kerman Province
300-km Water Pipeline Links Persian Gulf to Kerman Region 300-km Water Pipeline Links Persian Gulf to Kerman Region

The first phase of a project to transfer water from the Persian Gulf to Kerman Province is completed and will be inaugurated soon, the provincial governor said.
“The 300-km pipeline with seven pumping stations will annually transfer 200 million cubic meters of desalinated water from the Bandar Abbas desalination plant in southern Hormozgan Province to Sirjan in southwest Kerman Province,” Mohammad Javad Fadaei was quoted as saying by IRNA.
An undertaking of the Persian Gulf Water Supply and Transmission Company, work on the project started in 2016 and cost $300 million.
Of the total water to be transferred, 150 mcm will be sold to  industrial plants namely the Gol-Gohar Mining and Industrial Complex in Sirjan, Sarcheshmeh Copper Mine in Rafsanjan County and the rest for drinking in the parched region.

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