Surface Waters Inflict Loss in Ahvaz, Again

Surface Waters Inflict Loss in Ahvaz, AgainSurface Waters Inflict Loss in Ahvaz, Again

Lack of efficient rainwater management in Ahvaz, southwestern Khuzestan Province, is the main culprit causing floods again in urban districts, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa) said.
“Expanding infrastructure that collects and conserves surface runoff after rainstorms has nothing to do with the Energy Ministry. It is the responsibility of the Ahvaz Municipality,” Qasem Taqizadeh Khamesi was quoted as saying by IRNA.
Torrential rains in the oil-rich region over the past few days has for the umpteenth time have created new misery for the residents as floodwaters sweep across their homes, shops and health centers during the worsening coronavirus crisis. One disturbing complain of the people is that they do not know whether to fight the deadly virus or the floods!


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