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DOE: Oman Sea, Persian Gulf Water Transfer Efficient

Parts of the water transfer project became operational last year.Parts of the water transfer project became operational last year.

The project to transfer water from Oman Sea and Persian Gulf in the south to the mainland could help boost the economy and restore the environment, an official at the Department of Environment said.
Masoud Tajrishi, deputy for human environment at DOE, backed the plan and said the project can save water-intensive industries that are ironically located in the drought-stricken central plateau, and alleviate the arid climate. 
"Esfahan Steel Company is a water-intensive industry, which is suffering from the drought creeping throughout the country, especially the central plateau," ILNA quoted Tajrishi as saying.
 

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