EghtesadOnline: Neighboring states' operations to control transboundary waters—the shared aquifers, lakes and river basins—have exacerbated the severe water shortage in Iran, a former member of World Water Council said.
EghtesadOnline: Serious negotiations are underway with water-rich neighboring countries to pump more water from shared basins, the energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: In the current week marking the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, 100 water and wastewater plans in urban and rural areas worth over 100 trillion rials ($2.1 billion) will come on stream, the energy minister said.
EgfhtesadOnline: Tehran was jolted by two largely harmless tremors in recent weeks and some experts forecast a strong and deadly earthquake is in the making, but among its many damaging trails, such a quake could have little impact on the city's water and wastewater networks.
EghtesadOnline: In his first overseas trip as Iran's energy minister, Reza Ardakanian discussed regional water challenges and explored economic and agricultural opportunities in separate meetings in Turkey and Tajikistan this week.
EghtesadOnline: A group of Danish water companies signed three memoranda of understanding with Iranian firms operating in water and wastewater engineering projects.
EghtesadOnline: Domestic power and water contractors are implementing 58 energy projects overseas worth $6.1 billion, since the beginning of the current fiscal that ends in March 2018.
EghtesadOnline: Preserving water resources and reforming the national wastewater system amid a chronic water crisis are front and center to plans of Reza Ardakanian, Iran's new energy minister who boasts environmentally-friendly credentials.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is finalizing a flurry of new deals in the water and power sectors while efforts are underway to restore a large and shrunken lake in northwest Iran, one of the country's biggest environmental challenges in years, the caretaker energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: French and German groups on Wednesday signed broad-ranging agreements on collaboration with Iran's water industry.