Tehran Dams Full

One of the five major structures that supplies drinking water to the 13 million population of Tehran Province, Taleqan Dam overflowed at the weekend
Tehran Dams FullTehran Dams Full

Four dams supplying Tehran, namely Taleqan, Latyan, Mamlou and Karaj, are either full or on the verge of overflow, and only one has less water, Seyed Hassan Razavi, managing director of Tehran Regional Water Company said.
Heavy rainfall since the start of the current water year, last September, which reached record levels in the past two months plus melting of snow in the catchment area of the dams, have increased the water in dams to levels unseen in decades.
Tehran dams together can hold 1.93 billion cubic meters of water. With the recent rains and floodwaters entering the huge structures, there is now 1,000 mcm of water stored in the five dams. This volume is up 34% compared to 660 mcm last year.


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