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Need to Empower Watershed Management, Boost Spending

With less than 250 millimeters of rainfall a year, Iran is among the countries with low precipitation. Average global rainfall is about 1,000 mm per annum
Need to Empower Watershed Management, Boost Spending  Need to Empower Watershed Management, Boost Spending

The cost of managing watershed projects is much lower than the cost and damages inflicted by floods due to ignoring and delaying such projects, says a water expert at the Water, Environment and Energy Innovation and Technology Center in Tehran.
“Spending on watershed programs is an investment that can help prevent flood damage,” Mehr News Agency quoted Mohammad Amin Moradi as saying.
Over-extraction from renewable and underground water resources in Iran has emerged as a major concern,  and due to mismanagement the country has been dealing with water problems for years, he added.

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