Isfahan Dams’ Conditions Dismal

Isfahan Dams’ Conditions Dismal
Isfahan Dams’ Conditions Dismal

The large dams of Isfahan Province contain only 180 million cubic meters of water now, which is 74% less than the 50-year average, the director of operation and maintenance of water facilities at Isfahan Regional Water Company said.
“The current figure suggests that dams in the central province are less than 13% full,” Ehsanollah Amini was also quoted as saying by the Energy Ministry’s news portal Paven.
Referring to the latest water storage status of seven large dams in Isfahan, he said Zayandehroud Dam contains only 132 mcm of water while its storage capacity is 1.2 billion cubic meters.
“The water in the dam has declined by 10% compared to last year and 79% compared with the long-term average,” the official said.


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