Bamdej wetland is one of the important wetlands in Khuzestan province, Southwest of Iran. Bamdej wetland with more than 4000 ha surface is one of the most important wetlands of Iran and situated at southwest of Iran, 40 km northwest af ahwaz city capital of Khuzestan province.
This wetland according to the definition of international Ramsar convention is riverine and palustrine wetland. Water quality of this wetland is fresh water and for purposes of temporal is permanent wetland. Bamdej wetland has important role to control floodwater and over flow of Dez and Shavoor rivers. In addition, existence vegetation and different species animals show important of management planning for conservation this wetland.
Many of people use this wetland water for drinking, agriculture and so many other purposes.
This wetland is considered for its natural great value of ecological, scientific and economical capabilities which in case of preservation it will present a collection of its precious values.
Bamdej wetland water pollution due to increasing water withdrawal from and wastewater
discharge to this wetland has endangered the aquatic life of the wetland.