wastewater treatment

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  • Tehraners produce waste equaling 38 Boeing 747s per day 2020-08-02 19:00

    Tehraners produce waste equaling 38 Boeing 747s per day

    TEHRAN – In Tehran, on average, about 6,500 tons of waste is produced daily, which is as much as 38 Boeing 747s in weight, Narges Rajaei, deputy director of the Tehran Waste Management Organization, has said.

  • 17 tourism projects worth $35m to get off the ground in Ardebil 2019-12-30 19:24

    17 tourism projects worth $35m to get off the ground in Ardebil

    TEHRAN – Seventeen tourism projects, worth 1,500 billion rials (some $35 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) will be inaugurated in northwestern Ardebil province in the near future.

  • Armenia should be more responsible for polluting Aras River 2019-11-23 20:20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Armenia should be more responsible for polluting Aras River

    TEHRAN – Release of industrial pollutants by Armenia into the transboundary Aras River has raised many concerns in northwestern provinces of Iran. The neighboring country should take urgent measures on elimination of pollution in the river.

  • Comprehensive waste management plan to be prepared for Tehran 2019-07-15 20:30

    Comprehensive waste management plan to be prepared for Tehran

    TEHRAN – A comprehensive plan for waste management in the capital will be prepared in a collaborative initiative between the waste management organization and the urban research and planning center, both affiliated to Tehran Municipality.

  • Waste management plans drawn up for 640 cities nationwide  2019-02-23 09:13

    Waste management plans drawn up for 640 cities nationwide 

    TEHRAN — Comprehensive plans for waste management in 640 cities nationwide have been drawn up, an official with the Municipalities and Village Administrators Organization, affiliated to the Interior Ministry, has said.

  • Graywater reuse, sustainable solution to water scarcity 2018-12-09 21:45

    Graywater reuse, a sustainable solution to water scarcity

    TEHRAN – While graywater is being reused in many countries as a solution to minimize the deficit between demand and supply of water, it has not been yet operational in Iran due to high costs of wastewater treatment and a lack of proper equipment, an official with the Water and Wastewater Company affiliated to the Ministry of Energy has said.

  • Chemical waste leachate contributing to cancer worrisome 2018-11-29 02:14

    Chemical waste leachate raising cancer worrisome: expert

     TEHRAN – The leachate produced from hazardous chemical waste penetrating into the soil after rainfall pollutes water with harmful toxic substances and causes cancer, which has raised concern in northern provinces of the country, an environmental expert has said.

  • ‘Only 15% of Tehran’s construction, demolition waste recycled’ 2018-11-20 22:07

    ‘Only 15% of Tehran’s construction, demolition waste recycled’

    TEHRAN – While some 50,000 tons of construction and demolition waste is produced in Tehran daily, only 10 to 15 percent of which are recycled and the rest is dumped or disposed, Mohammad Hossein Bazgir, head of Tehran’s department of environment (DOE) has said.