Iran Inaugurates Major Water Projects

Iran Inaugurates Major Water Projects

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday launched four major water projects in the country during a video conference event.

The projects were inaugurated in the southern provinces of Hormozgan and Khuzestan and northern province of Mazandaran.

They included Phase 3 of Bandar Abbas Sea Water Desalination Plant, a water transfer pipeline and a water purification plant.

Also, the operation to fill the Balarood Dam in Khuzestan began today.

The four projects were completed with a total investment of 26 trillion rials.

In a speech at the inauguration ceremony, Rouhani highlighted the importance of water in Iran as a semi-arid country and said launching every dam, desalination plant and water purification plant is a valuable achievement.

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