EghtesadOnline: Higher precipitation in recent days has not defused Tehran’s water crisis that continues to worsen, head of the Base Studies Department in the provincial water company said.
EghtesadOnline: Despite higher precipitation in October, which was 33% more compared to last year same time, average rainfall was lower than the global average. However, rainfall can be increased by cloud seeding, head of the National Cloud Seeding Research Center of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: Since the beginning of the current water year (September 23) precipitation has declined 10% compared to last year. Average rainfall in the 31 provinces was 6 millimeters in the period.
EghtesadOnline: Since the beginning of the current water year (September 23, 2018) precipitation has risen 101%.
EghtesadOnline: Despite the fact that dams and Chah-Nimeh water reservoirs are full, residents in Sistan-Baluchestan Province are still suffering from the shortage of safe drinking water supply, the provincial Friday prayer leader said.
EghtesadOnline: Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has warned that despite high precipitation in the spring, power cuts are likely in summer unless consumption is curbed, especially in the peak hours.
EghtesadOnline: Iran registered 293 millimeters of rainfall since the beginning of the current water year in September. Precipitation in nearly 7 months rose 200% compared to the same period last year, and 65% over and above the annual average registered over the past half century.