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Water Loss Reaches Epic Proportions

Water Loss Reaches Epic ProportionsWater Loss Reaches Epic Proportions

Annual water loss in urban areas (25%) is of epic proportions, director of the Consumption Management Office at the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company said in Mashhad on Saturday.
“Every year 6.2 billion cubic meters of water is produced by NWWEC to meet the urban needs, of which a staggering 1.55 billion cubic meters is wasted,” Ali Seyedzadeh said in a meeting regarding water management in the capital of Khorasan Razavi Province.
A part of the wastage is due to seepage and the existence of old and eroding water pipelines, IRNA reported him as saying.

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