Iran: Water Scarcity Halts Multiple Industrial Projects

7 Nov 2019 by Staff - Water Diplomat

Construction of new energy production projects, and upgrade of existing infrastructure in Iran, has been stalled due to a number of different water-related reasons.A list, published in late October by the Reuters news agency, of at least 10 petrochemical, fertilizer and oil refinery projects affected by delay or closure has been compiled from Iranian state media, project managers and/or shareholders. Some have been temporarily abandoned, whilr others are experiencing significant delays.The water crisis in Iran arises both from a lack of water but also because of alleged mismanagement of available resources...

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