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Talks Underway to Increase Share of Water From Joint Basins

Six billion cubic meters of water are used for drinking and personal hygiene per day, of which 4.3 bcm (70%) turn into wastewater that can be recycled
Plans are in place to cooperate with neighboring states, namely Turkey and Turkmenistan, that have more water resources so that Iran can increase its share from joint water basins.Plans are in place to cooperate with neighboring states, namely Turkey and Turkmenistan, that have more water resources so that Iran can increase its share from joint water basins.

Serious negotiations are underway with water-rich neighboring countries to pump more water from shared basins, the energy minister said.
"Plans are in place to cooperate with neighboring states, namely Turkey and Turkmenistan, that have more water resources so that Iran can increase its share from joint water basins," Reza Ardakanian was also quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency. 
According to the official, after detailed technical, economic and environmental considerations, transbasin diversion is also on the ministry's agenda to supply people with fresh water. 
 

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