EghtesadOnline: A total of 800 projects worth $450 million are underway to help develop the sprawling capital Tehran’s water supply grid, managing director of Tehran Province’s Water and Wastewater Company said.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry has categorically denied claims that it is exporting water from Khuzestan Province to the Persian Gulf littoral states like Kuwait.
EghtesadOnline: Transforming traditional wells into smart wells in Zanjan Province has helped reduce the extraction of underground water, the head of the provincial water company said.
EghtesadOnline: Karkheh and Dez dams in Khuzestan Province, which overflowed two years ago due to torrential and unprecedented rainfall, are now about half empty and considering the sizzling summer temperatures in the southwestern province and high water consumption, the two dams may have difficulty supplying water for drinking, agriculture and power generation purposes.
EghtesadOnline: Challenges in the face of water shortages in Iran have been long dubbed as a major crisis but the reality is that the country now is on the verge of water bankruptcy, the chairman of the Technical Committee for Flood Evaluation & Dam Safety at the Iranian National Committee on Large Dams said.
EghtesadOnline: The second construction phase of a project to divert water from the Persian Gulf to Kerman and Yazd provinces went on stream on Sunday, the minister of industries, mining and trade said.
EghtesadOnline: With programs to revive Urmia Lake moving ahead, seven billion cubic meters of water from dams flowed into the world famous lake in the past decade and is increasing, head of Urmia Lake Restoration Project said.
EghtesadOnline: Rainfall in Iran's six main catchment areas has plunged 40% since the beginning of the current water year in Sept. 2020.
EghtesadOnline: Two dams, Molla Sadra and Tang-e-Khomar, were inaugurated in southern Fars Province on Tuesday. Located 140 kilometers from the provincial capital Shiraz, the first dam will help expand farming in the region, a deputy energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Overextraction from renewable and underground water resources in Mazandaran Province has become a new and serious challenge, managing director of the Regional Water Company said.