What makes this particularly painful for that residents of Khuzestan is that the dams on the Karun are not only used for generating energy and irrigating agricultural land, they are also used to channel water via tunnels to other provinces, notably Isfahan in central Iran, which is politically more power. Many residents in Khuzestan feel that their water is being stolen.
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Water scarcity and conflict in the Middle East: The story of Khuzestan, Iran January 11, 2018 Iraqi Marshes May 30, 2017 Physical Setting of Marshlands May 30, 2017 History of Marshlands May 30, 2017 The Marshes in the 20th Century May 30, 2017 The Marshes in the 21th Century May 30, 2017 The Role of Marshlands in the Current Water Management Framework May 30, 2017 Outlook May 30, 2017 The Asi River and the Turkey-Syria Friendship Dam April 3, 2017 The Friendship Dam April 3, 2017