EghtesadOnline: Deep water wells in Zanjan Province are dragging the region into trouble of the kind that the region may soon be unable to supply enough water to farmers.
EghtesadOnline: Projects to decrease groundwater extraction in Yazd Province have helped reduce the rate of depletion of groundwater in plains and aquifers.
EghtesadOnline: Managing limited resources of water has long been a challenge not only to water users but also policymakers in most countries. Iran is no exception.
EghtesadOnline: Economic sanctions imposed by the US against Iran has hurt the water and wastewater industry, similar to many other sectors, participants in this year's International Water and Wastewater Exhibition in Tehran say.
EghtesadOnline: Research conducted by Yazd University for the Majlis Research Center shows that climate change will convert semi-arid regions in the central plateau to arid zones and water shortages in both areas will exacerbate sooner than had been expected.
EghtesadOnline: The annual exhibition on water and wastewater, also known as Watex, opened at Tehran's International Fairground on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: A regional framework for action on coping with water scarcity has been prepared and will be piloted in South Khorasan Province, deputy governor of the northeastern province said.
EghtesadOnline: In less than two decades water demand in drought-stricken provinces, especially Sistan-Baluchestan, will surpass 220 million cubic meters, and this is while less than 60 mcm of water will be available at that time, deputy for water and wastewater affairs at the Energy Ministry said.
EghtesadOnline: Expansion of Tehran’s wastewater network has registered 76% progress and is expected to be completed in five years, managing director of Tehran Province Water and Wastewater Company said.
EghtesadOnline: With almost 500 million cubic meters of water wasted in the industrial and farming sectors in Semnan Province, a plan to transfer water from the Caspian Sea in the north to the arid region would indeed be an exercise in futility, an expert at the Research Institute for Forests and Range and director of the Public Participation Office of the Department of Environment said.