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Iran to Run Desalination Plants in 17 Provinces – Iran

In remarks on Tuesday, Ardakanian said his ministry has devised serious plans to carry out seawater desalination projects in 17 provinces.

He noted that feasibility studies have begun to launch desalination facilities at a distance of 100 kilometers from the sea.

Pointing to the growing progress in the seawater desalination facility technology in the world, the minister said advanced technology would reduce the cost of saltwater desalination.

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Iranian Company Unveils Home-Grown Water Desalination System – Iran

A knowledge-based company in Iran has acquired the knowledge of producing new generation solar desalination systems.

Desalination is a process that removes minerals from saline water and results in freshwater that can be used for human drinking water, irrigation of farms and agricultural and industrial gardens.

Mohsen Nazari, Managing Director of “Arta Javid Asia” knowledge-based company, said that the company is active in the design and construction of advanced desalination systems as well as vacuum engineering that operates in the field of water and new technologies of thermal desalination.

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Iran Desalination Capacity to Reach Half Million cm/d

S ixty desalination plants produce 250,000 cubic meters of water per day in the coastal regions, namely Khuzestan, Hormozgan and Bushehr, deputy chief engineer with the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company said.

“Twenty-five desalination facilities are under construction in Mazandaran, Sistan-Baluchestan, Semnan, Alborz, Isfahan, Kerman and Ilam provinces,” ISNA quoted Shahin Pakrouh as saying on Sunday.

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Sea Becomes More Appealing for Sustainable Water Supply in Iran – Iran

Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says tapping into the sea to produce potable water is on the agenda because it is more feasible for sustainable supplies rather than depleting drying underground resources.

“Feasibility studies to build new desalination plants to provide drinking water in the southern regions is over and work will commence soon,” the minister was quoted as saying by the Energy Ministry news portal.

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Iran Desalination Capacity to Rise by 300,000 Cubic Meters Per Day by 2021 – Iran

In the past six years, 39 desalination units with a capacity of approximately 174,000 cubic meters per day (63.7 million cubic meters a year), are operating mostly in the southern coasts.

Sixty desalination plants with a capacity of over 242,000 cubic meters per day (88.4 mcm per year) are operating in different regions in Iran, The Energy Ministry news portal reported.

Construction of another 25 desalinating projects is underway, which upon completion by 2021 will add 300,000 cubic meters of water to daily output.

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Water projects worth $166m being inaugurated in central Iran – Iran

According to Ardakanian, in addition to the finished projects, the energy ministry has 207 projects worth 87 trillion rials (over $2 billion) underway across Isfahan province, some of which are just started and some are halfway through.

The official mentioned pipeline water supply to rural areas as a priority project for the energy ministry in the region, saying this weak 60 villages were connected to the country’s water supply system through pipeline.

In early April, Ardakanian said that the investment in the country’s power and water sectors reached over 162.6 trillion rials (over $3.87 billion) in the last Iranian calendar year of 1397 (ended on March 20, 2019).

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Hyflux suspends contract for desalination package in Iran – Iran

Water treatment firm Hyflux has suspended a contract for a plant in Iran – a move that is expected to have a material adverse effect on its financial performance.

The contract was signed in April between a Hyflux unit and Iran’s Asia Water Development Engineering Company (AWDEC) for a seawater reverse osmosis desalination package in Bandar Abbas.

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Iran moving forward with plan to use Caspian Sea for solving water problem – Iran

Despite the long delay, Iran’s plan for water transfer from the Caspian Sea to Semnan province is finally getting closer to the fulfillment stage.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has recently announced that the government has solved the problems with water transport from north of the country to central cities in Semnan province and expressed government support for investors in this plan, Trend reports citing ISNA.

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Iran Launches Water Desalination Unit in Hormozgan – Sirik County – Iran

A desalination unit in Sirik County, off the coast of Sea of Oman in the southern Hormozgan Province, was launched on Thursday.

The facility provides 8,000 people with potable water, ISNA reported.

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Iran, China sign deal to construct desalination facility – Ilam – Iran

The Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO Group) and China’s ZSM signed an agreement whereby the Chinese firm will set up a water treatment facility in Iran’s western province of Ilam.

The deal was signed on Thursday during a ceremony in Tehran attended by Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Business Mohammad Shariatmadari, IRIB news agency reported on October 18.

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