EghtesadOnline: Sharaf Shah Dam in Qasr-e-Shirin County, in Kermanshah Province, was launched Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: To reduce demand for fresh water in the arid province of Isfahan, an agreement was signed on Tuesday between the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa) and Isfahan Steel Company, Iran's biggest producer of structural steel, head of the water company said.
EghtesadOnline: Fifteen wet months helped eased the water tension to some extent, but the respite will not last long, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa) said.
EghtesadOnline: Daily water consumption in Tehran has reached 3.6 million cubic meters that is unprecedented in the history of the metropolis, managing director of Tehran Province Water and Wastewater Company said at the weekend.
EghtesadOnline: Average precipitation since the beginning of the current water year (Sept 23, 2019) until June 14, shows a 27-millimeter, or 8%, decline compared to the same period last year.
EghtesadOnline: Estimates show Iran holds 500 billion cubic meters of fossil water, of which 300 bcm is fresh water.
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: The average Consumer Price Index utilities (water, electricity, natural gas, etc.) in the 12-month period ending May 20 increased by 23% compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: Almost 25% of the electricity produced in the last fiscal (ended in March) was generated from renewable sources (steam, water, nuclear, wind and solar), chief executive officer of Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Geological studies show water shortages in Iran will get worse due to waste and rising consumption.