EghtesadOnline: The five dams supplying water to Tehran hold 567 million cubic meters of water, which is 64 mcm less than the same time last year, deputy for water and hydropower affairs at the Tehran Regional Water Company 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: Deluge in the past few days in southern and southeastern Iran has inflicted damages on cities, villages and roads and endangered lives. But at the same time it has helped fill dams that saw little water in years.
EghtesadOnline: Precipitation in Khuzestan catchment area has been reported at 30 millimeters since the beginning of the current water year on September 23, head of the Water Resources Planning Department in Khuzestan said.
EghtesadOnline: Since the beginning of the current water year last September, the volume of water flowing into the country's dams has reached 64.08 billion cubic meters, up 300% compared to 16.15 bcm last year.
EghtesadOnline: Unprecedented rainfall in the past three weeks across the country has raised water levels in dams and 70% of the dams are now full, the energy minister said.