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Its water is [[alkali]] due to passing from the lands with high mineralization. It is the largest river that discharges into [[Lake Urmia]]. It arises above [[Sarab]] from the slopes of [[Mount Bozgush]] and [[Sabalan|Mount Sabalan]]. Its tributary, the sweet water [[Quri River|Quri River (Ghouri or Mehran River)]], joins the Aji just northeast of central [[Tabriz]].
The Iranian government has a project under development to alterput the water to agricultural use by altering the watercourse of the Aji Chai away from the alkali lands for agricultural use. As part of this project, the Madani dam is being constructed on the Aji Chai on the backnortheast side of [[Eynali|Eynali mountain]], which lies to the northeast of [[Tabriz]].
Historical [[Aji Chay Bridge]] over the river, on the old Tabriz road to [[Marand]], is located just outside of Tabriz and east of the [[Tabriz International Airport]].<ref>[http://www.eachto.ir/farsi/content/view/436/264/ East Azerbaijan Tourism Organization, Aji Chay Bridge (in Persian)]</ref>