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Iran Bans Rice Cultivation in Dry Provinces

Iranian Minster of Energy Reza Ardakanian says the government has decided to ban the cultivation of rice in any province other than the ones in the north in a bid to control the serious water crisis across the country.

Two-Fifth of Drying Lake Urmia Filled with Water

The water level of the dying Lake Urmia in north-western Iran has elevated by four centimetres compared with the previous year, said Masoud Baqerzadeh Karimi , Deputy Head of Iran's Department of Environment.

Iran to Run Project to Utilize Deep Underground Water

An Iranian legislator says drilling operations get underway in April, 2018 in southeastern Sistan region to extract deep subterranean waters.

Iran Hosts Traditional Contests in Honour of Water

The fourth round of traditional “Kander Keshi” and “Jahleh Keshi” competitions has been held in a neighbourhood in the port city of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran.

Iran Energy Minister Welcomes IRGC’s Cooperation in Cloud Seeding

Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says the ministry welcomes the idea of seeding clouds raised by the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Water Released into Gomishan Wetland in Northern Iran

After four years of drought, water has been released into the international Gomishan Wetland, which is situated 60 kilometres to the northwest of Gorgan in Iran's Golestan province.

Iran Starts Water Transfer to Control Dust Pollution

Iran has established an irrigation canal in the southwestern Khuzestan province as part of efforts to counter the menace of dust pollution hitting western and southwestern provinces bordering Iraq.

IRGC Aerospace Force Ready to Help Gov’t Seed Clouds

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force voiced readiness to help Iran’s Energy Ministry carry out cloud-seeding operations as part of programs to fight drought.

Photo of Iranian Man Supplicating for Rain Goes Viral

Water shortage in Iran has become so acute that people in some cities have held public prayer sessions for rain. Meanwhile, the photo of a man supplicating for rain has received more attention.  

Iran’s Precipitation Rate Hits Record Low in 50 Years

Iran is unprecedentedly suffering from low precipitation and experiencing a prolonged drought and hopes for active rain or snowfall across the country have been dashed.

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