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Tehran Water Consumption Soaring

Tehran Water Consumption SoaringTehran Water Consumption Soaring

Water consumption in Tehran surged by 5% in the past three months (March 21 to June 21) compared to the corresponding period last year, the managing director of Tehran Province Water and Wastewater Company said at the weekend.
"An estimated 278 million cubic meters of water was used in the period in the capital. The figure was 267 mcm last year," Mohammadreza Bakhtiari was quoted as saying by ILNA.
Soaring temperatures during the past two weeks (35°C and above) has made households and businesses crank up cooling systems that are very water-intensive. Majority of homes use the traditional water coolers.

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