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Water Levels Falling in Khuzestan Dams

Water Levels Falling in Khuzestan Dams Water Levels Falling in Khuzestan Dams

Precipitation in Khuzestan catchment area has been reported at 30 millimeters since the beginning of the current water year on September 23, head of the Water Resources Planning Department in Khuzestan said.
“This is a decline of 67% compared to last year’s corresponding period,” Daryoush Baharlouee was quoted as saying by the Energy Ministry’s news portal Monday.
The amount of water estimated to have flown into dams in the oil region in the period is 1.3 billion cubic meters. Nonetheless, water flowing out of dams was 3.7 bcm, another warning sign that water levels are gradually plummeting.
There are more than 10 dams in the southern province that can hold close to 20 bcm of water when full.

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