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Treated Wastewater Used in Industrial, Agricultural Sectors

Treated Wastewater Used in Industrial, Agricultural SectorsTreated Wastewater Used in Industrial, Agricultural Sectors

Unlike some countries, recycled wastewater is not used for drinking purposes in Iran as it is inconsistent with the Islamic law, the head of the department in charge of wastewater networks at the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company claimed. “It is merely used in industrial and agricultural sectors in Iran due to religious concerns,” Behnam Vakili also told reporters on Wednesday, ISNA reported.
Currently, developed countries have laid to rest all religious concerns by connecting running water to highly treated wastewater. Stressing that Iran’s wastewater output is estimated to be about 1.2 billion cubic meters per year, Vakili noted that 70% of water used by households can be reused in wastewater treatment plants.
 

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