Oct 6, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031173
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precipitation percent 96 receive land of percent 30 meters cubic billion 22 year Every -- IRNA 6, Oct ,.prov Fars Shiraz, director the reserves, water domestic into seep pollutants fluid of Seyyed Ministry Energy the of Office Relations Public the of general English- the of edition Saturday by quoted was Hosseini Shamseddin .saying as Daily' `Iran newspaper language water the of managers PRO of gathering three-day a told Hosseini of tons 38,000 ``Over Wednesday, here nationwide companies sewage and the across produced are waste hospital of tons 253 and garbage urban estimated is sewage industrial and urban annual of amount The .country together waste, ``The adding, said, he meters, cubic billion 6.4 at 27,590 and fertilizers chemical from residue of tons million 5.2 with ''.year each reserves water contaminate pesticides of tons in capital per water renewable of share the Hosseini, to According meters cubic 2,160 to 1956 in meters cubic 7,000 from shrunk has Iran reach to further drop will his that estimated is and years recent in .years 20 next the in meters cubic 1,300 .reserves water potable world's the of percent 37 possesses ``Iran the in consumed is water accessible the of percent 93 About is rest the and industries in used is percent two sector, agriculture .observed he consumers,'' urban by exploited percent 96 and region semi-arid and arid an in located is ``Iran the of percent 30 in occurs precipitation annual total the of The .percent four only get areas remaining the while area, country's he meters,'' cubic billion 413 of precipitation annual an gets country .out pointed and eastern central, the in living population the of half About water of percent 30 only to access have country the of parts southern .said he resources, ensure to system management a of enforcement for called Hosseini water present the weather nation the help to consumption optimum .crisis BG/AH End