Dams Aplenty But No Water

Dams Aplenty But No WaterDams Aplenty But No Water

Water in dams surrounding the capital in the last water year (Sept. 23, 2017-Sept. 22, 2018) has declined by 210 million cubic meters -- a 25% decrease compared to the corresponding period last year.
The Energy Ministry said precipitation in Tehran Province reached 256 millimeters in the 12-month period, showing a decrease of 21% compared to the year before, Mehr News Agency reported.
The decline in rainfall has caused the amount of water inflow into the five dams of the province namely Karaj, Latyan, Taleqan, Lar and Mamlou to fall by a massive 32% compared to the previous year.


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