EghtesadOnline: Water stored water in dams around the catchment area of Lake Urmia has decreased by 30% compared to last year, managing director of West Azarbaijan Regional Water Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Effective programs have been implemented to revive the troubled Urmia Lake and environment officials in East and West Azarbaijan province hope Iran’s largest inland body of water should reach its ecological level (1,274 meters above sea level) by 2025.
EghtesadOnline: Kani Sib Dam project in Piranshahr, West Azarbaijan Province, as one of the sources to supply water to the troubled Urmia Lake, is near completion, head of Urmia Lake Restoration Program said.
EghtesadOnline: To revive the desiccated Urmia Lake $250 million will be allocated in the next fiscal year that will start in March 2020, the first vice president said.
EghtesadOnline: A UN-backed tech event aimed at tapping the potentials of local startups and tech firms to boost efforts for restoring Urmia Lake will be held in November.
EghtesadOnline: Around 2.46 billion cubic meters of water has been released from dams in West Azarbaijan Province into Lake Urmia since the beginning of the current water year (last September), managing director of the provincial Regional Water Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Close to 60 million cubic meters of treated wastewater enters Urmia Lake every year, the managing director of West Azarbaijan Water and Wastewater Company said.
EghtesadOnline: An estimated 2.7 billion cubic meters of water has been released from dams in West Azarbaijan Province, namely Boukan Dam into Urmia Lake since the beginning of the current water year (September), director of the provincial Regional Water Company said Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: The project to divert water from Kani Sib Dam in West Azarbaijan Province to Urmia Lake has had a work-in-progress rate of 73% since 2016, the head of Urmia Lake Restoration Program said.
EghtesadOnline: An expert team from University of Melbourne will again travel to Iran to hold workshops and technical meetings and visit Urmia Lake in the middle of April.