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Hyflux suspends contract for desalination package in Iran

15 December 2018 - 22:21
HYFLUX has suspended a contract for a seawater reverse osmosis desalination package in Iran, which the company said on Friday is expected to have a material adverse effect on its financial performance. NAVIN

Iran to Open Largest Desalination Plant

11 December 2018 - 15:54
First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri is slated to attend the opening ceremony of the largest desalination facility of Iran, with the total capacity of 100,000 cubic meters/day, in Hormozgan province’s capital city of Bandar Abbas on Wednesday.

Chile greenlights Latin America’s largest desalination plant

27 September 2018 - 21:10
The ENAPAC project is meant to serve mainly the mining industry, which is very active in Chile’s dry, but copper and lithium-rich north.

Imports of Water-Intensive Crops Can Help Battle Water Crisis in Iran

5 April 2018 - 14:04
By importing part of the domestic demand for wheat and rice, Iran can use the vital resource as potable water and for more economically beneficial activities, amid worsening water woes in the country, the rapporteur of the Majlis Energy Commission said.

Renewables Save Water

5 March 2018 - 11:16
Close to 1.8 billion kilowatt hours of electricity have been generated from renewable sources since June 2009.

100 Water, Wastewater Plans to Come on Stream

5 February 2018 - 22:08
In the current week marking the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, 100 water and wastewater plans in urban and rural areas worth over 100 trillion rials ($2.1 billion) will come on stream, the energy minister said.

Work Begins on New Water, Power Projects Nationwide

31 January 2018 - 23:30
Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian on Tuesday inaugurated a power plant project in the town of Parand near Tehran and broke ground on several water supply and electricity generation ventures, stretching from northeastern to central and western Iran, via videoconference.

Syndicate Loan for Biggest Water Transfer Project

29 December 2017 - 22:57
A banking syndicate is being created with the specific goal of financing the biggest water transfer project in the country that will take water from the Persian Gulf to the provinces of Hormozgan, Kerman and Yazd, says the head of the Majlis Economic Commission.

Desalination Curbs Water Scarcity in Coastal Regions

2 December 2017 - 13:25
A considerable amount of potable water in northern and southern coastal towns is provided by water desalination units, the deputy head of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company said.

Iran's New Energy Minister Vows Action on Chronic Water Crisis

31 October 2017 - 12:36
Preserving water resources and reforming the national wastewater system amid a chronic water crisis are front and center to plans of Reza Ardakanian, Iran's new energy minister who boasts environmentally-friendly credentials.
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