Iranian Dams Only 39% Full

Iranian Dams Only 39% Full
Iranian Dams Only 39% Full

Dams across Iran has the capacity to hold 50.5 billion cubic meters of water, but currently only 39% of their total capacity is filled, which is due to lower precipitation in the past water year (September 2020-21).
At present, dams in the country hold 19.63 billion cubic meters of water while the figure was 27.75 bcm this time last year, marking a 29% decline compared to a year ago, ISNA reported.
Almost all major dams in the country have less water compared to the previous year.
Since the beginning of the current water year, the total volume of water inflow into dams has been 29.35 bcm, which was 55.61 bcm in the same period of last year. This indicates a 47% decline in dam water inflow.


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