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Over $230m Allocated for New Water Projects
Over $230m Allocated for New Water Projects
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Over $230m Allocated for New Water Projects

The Energy Ministry’s plan includes laying water pipelines, upgrading wastewater facilities and digging new wells in underprivileged areas of Kerman, Khorasan Razavi, Hormozgan and Sistan-Baluchestan provinces
Some 37 million Iranians are living in water-stressed regions
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Over $230m Allocated for New Water Projects

In the wake of severe drought affecting 334 cities with a combined population of 37million over the past two years, the administration has allocated $237 million to undertake 195 water projects in small towns and villages.
According to ISNA, the Energy Ministry will spend the budget to develop three sets of plans.
Giving a breakdown of the plans, the news agency noted that the first plan entails developing 101 initiatives, worth $100 million, to supply water to 164 towns.
The plan includes laying water pipelines, upgrading wastewater facilities and digging new wells in underprivileged areas of Kerman, Khorasan Razavi, Hormozgan and Sistan-Baluchestan provinces.
The second plan is to improve the quality of drinking water in 57 towns at a cost of $18 million.

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