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Hamedan Continues to Seal Illegal Water Wells

Hamedan Continues to Seal Illegal Water Wells Hamedan Continues to Seal Illegal Water Wells

One anxiety in water management in Iran is the pattern of dwindling groundwater resources, and a key step taken in this regard is the unending fight against unauthorized water wells. 
The managing director of Hamedan Regional Water Company, Mansour Sotoudeh, says of the 7,300 illegal wells in the province 3,850 have been sealed in the past five years, the Energy Ministry’s news portal reported.
“Sealing the wells has helped save 268 million cubic meters of water.”

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