Alarming Trend in Groundwater Use

Alarming Trend in Groundwater UseAlarming Trend in Groundwater Use

Every year 50 billion cubic meters of water is extracted from groundwater sources in Iran, a water expert said.
Noting that groundwater resources are valuable as reserves formed over long years, Mohammadreza Goldansaz said: "Due to arid and semi-arid climatic conditions in the country, dependence on groundwater a resource is high and rising. As these resources are non-renewable, we will face serious challenges when they are depleted,” ISNA reported.
Almost 60% of water for households and industries and 50% for farming comes from groundwater.” 


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