Alborz Dam 96% complete

News ID: 2826125 -
SARI, Mazandaran prov., Aug. 16 (MNA) - Alborz Dam in Mazandaran Province is 96 percent complete and will come on stream in February 2010, the managing director of province's Regional Water Authority stated on Sunday.

Azizollah Vahed added over 320 billion rials (about $32.2 million) has been allocated to the project for the current year (excluding the World Bank's financial aid).

 

The dam will supply drinking water to a couple of cities and villages and will provide irrigation water for its surrounding agricultural lands.

 

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MNA

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