Tag: Iran’s Water

Increase in Water Price May Help Iran Overcome Drought

Iran, like many other countries in the Middle East, is gripped with a long-term drought and a serious water crisis. A comparison of the way other countries have decreased their water consumption shows that the Iranian government may be able to manage the crisis by raising the price of water.

Two-Thirds of the World to Suffer Water Scarcity in 10 Years

The secretary of the IUESA said that some experts have estimated that about two-thirds of the world’s population will suffer from severe or relative water scarcity by 2025.

Tehran and Berlin Reach New Agreements on Water Management

Iranian and German officials have reached an understanding for joint cooperation in the water supply and sanitation sector.

Muddy artist points up water crisis in Iran

A man in mud, Masoud Nikdel, brings his routine activities to a standstill to artistically say that water crisis is a serious problem in Iran.

What is the solution? Water imports or efficient management?

An Iranian news website has quoted environment experts as blaming mismanagement for water shortages in Iran.

Deputy minister tells colleagues to quit if they can’t manage

Giving an ultimatum to managers, the deputy energy minister warned that if they are not motivated enough to contribute to water management, they’d better step down.

Lake Orumiyeh’s surface area is growing

Lake Orumiyeh, one of the largest salt lakes in the world, has been ravaged by severe droughts in recent years; 90 percent of its surface area has dried up.
Hamid Chitchian

Energy Minister Calls for German Companies’ Cooperation in Iran’s Water Projects

Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian called on the German companies to take part in Iran's water projects.

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