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Reclaimed Water Helping Revive Long-Disturbed Lake Urmia

It is expected that in the coming years, 300 mcm of processed water will be directed to the lake
Reclaimed Water Helping Revive Long-Disturbed Lake Urmia  Reclaimed Water Helping Revive Long-Disturbed Lake Urmia

Close to 60 million cubic meters of treated wastewater enters Urmia Lake every year, the managing director of West Azarbaijan Water and Wastewater Company said.
“Part of the water from treatment plants in Naqadeh, Urmia, Mahabad, Miandoab, Salmas and Boukan cities in the northwestern province is transferred to the lake,” IRNA reported Rasoul Akbari as saying.
Transferring treated wastewater to the lake as a practical solution without environmental cost is underway to increase the water level in the world famous lake that has been struggling with a huge water deficit for years and until recently was on the verge of drying up.

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