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Water Crisis

  • EghtesadOnline: The water crisis in Iran is a serious concern and neglecting the issue will have irreversible consequences, said the head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture in Tehran, Monday.

  • EghtesadOnline: Deep-sea explorations, curbing evaporation and transferring (desalination) water from the Oman Sea to Sistan-Baluchestan Province are three major strategies to solve the worsening water crisis in the southeast, a Zabol lawmaker said.

  • EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani has sounded the alarm on the worsening water crisis saying his administration invested $11.5 billion in the water sector after he took office in 2013.

  • EghtesadOnline: A total of 622,680 tons of watermelon worth $116.75 million were exported from Iran to 36 countries during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22).

  • EghtesadOnline: Cloud seeding initiatives, which are primarily aimed at increasing rainfall, cannot help resolve the deepening water crisis of the country.

  • EghtesadOnline: By ignoring the fact that the country's ominous water crisis is rooted in weak diplomatic relations with neighboring states, namely Afghanistan and Iraq, some still think dam construction is crucial to tackle water shortage.