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Iran saves funds on sewage filtration in Tehran Province

Business Materials 9 September 2020 14:25
Iran saves funds on sewage filtration in Tehran Province

BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 9

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

The domestic production of spare parts for the sewage filtration facility in the south of the Iran’s Tehran Province has prevented the outflow of 1 million euro from the county, said Morteza Ehtishami, the Official of the Filtration Center under auspices Tehran Sewerage Company, Trend reports citing Ministry of Energy of Iran.

According to the Ehtishami, there are about 15,000 spare parts at this facility. So far, 5,000 of these spare parts have been produced domestically.

He added that an air diffuser, pumps and other equipment are very important pieces of equipment that is produced five times cheaper domestically compared to foreign counterparts.

Ehtishami stressed that 65 percent of spare parts and equipment of this filtration facility will be produced domestically over the next 4 years (from March 20, 2020 to March 20, 2024).

At present, there are 6 sections operating in the sewage filtration facility in the south of Iran's Tehran Province and 2 new sections are under construction. Each section can produce 675,000 cubic meters of water per day from waste. In total, more than 240 million cubic meters of water can be produced annually in 6 sections. This water is used to irrigate Tehran Province's agricultural areas.

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