EghtesadOnline: The water level of Urmia Lake is currently 1,271.16 meters, which is 60 centimeters lower than last year’s level, the head of Urmia Lake Catchment Area said.
EghtesadOnline: The water level in Iran’s largest inland body of water (Lake Urmia) which was showed marked improvement in 2020, is falling, head of the Urmia Lake Restoration Project said.
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.