Friday, August 19, 2022

Water Crisis

Water outage hits Iranian city after flooding

People in the Kouhrang, the largest city in the western Iranian province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad have been living without water for 7 days now.

Iranian president calls for changing cultivation patterns

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stressed the need for modifying the country’s cultivation patterns.

Lake Urmia, one step away from drying up

The footsteps of the crisis began to be heard a long time ago. Lake Urmia is now on its last legs. The issue is no longer a matter of warning or risk.

Dez River in Iran’s Khuzestan Province dries

Dez River in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan Province has dried. This is the second river in Khuzestan to be hit by the current drought after Karkheh River.

Official: Tehran reserves of drinking water 20% less than previous year

Tehran’s Water and Sewerage Organization says the Iranian capital’s reserves of drinking water are now around 640 million cubic meters, which is 20 percent less than the previous year.

Alarm sounded over looming water crisis in Iranian capital

Iranian officials have raised the alarm over extravagant use of water by households in the populous capital city of Tehran, calling on the public to join efforts to protect the country’s water resources through adherence to conservation methods.

Iranian public urged to save water amid acute scarcity

Iranian officials have been raising awareness among the public over acute water shortages gripping the capital, Tehran, and the broader country, urging people to adopt conservation methods to protect the country’s scarce water resources.

Iran’s biggest water supply project comes on line

Iran’s largest water distribution project has come on stream, supplying water to over 1,700 villages in a southeastern province which did not have access to water before.

Iran MPs approve transfer of water from Sea of Oman to Sistan & Balouchestan Province

Iranian lawmakers have approved the proposal for the transfer of water from the Sea of Oman in the south to the littoral southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.

People in Iran’s Shahrekord hold protest over water problems

Iranian people including farmers in the western city of Shahrekord, capital city of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, have staged a march calling on authorities to take measures to deal with water shortage problems.

Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province Having Rainiest Summer in Years

In a very rare incident, the summer season has become the rainiest time in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

IRGC Chief Vows to Solve Water Problems in Southern Iran

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Chief says the IRGC stands with the people of Khuzestan province to solve the problems in the southern province.

Ayatollah Khamenei Urges Officials to Resolve Water Shortage in Southern Iran

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has called for the swift resolution of the water shortage problems of people in the south of country, especially Khuzestan province whose people have been holding massive protests in recent days.

Water Protests in Iran: One Demonstrator Killed by ‘Rioters’

A young protester has been killed during the protest rallies held in the town of Shadgan in Iran's Khuzestan province against shortage of water.

Iranian Military Joins Hands with Relief Teams to Supply Water to Deprived Villages

The Ground Force of the Iranian Army and Judiciary officials along with relief teams have launched work to supply water to rural areas in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Wildlife in Iranian Wetland on Verge of Death Due to Drought

A drop in rainfall and the ensuing drought this summer have resulted in the deaths of fish, buffalos and the marsh in the Hour-ol-Azim Wetland.

Energy Minister Apologises to Iranian People for Recent Power Cuts

Iran's energy minister has apologised to citizens for the frequent power outages in the country in recent days.

Kurdish Iranians Pray for Rainfall in Sanandaj

Over 2,000 people have gathered in the Western Iranian city of Sanandaj to hold a traditional ceremony where they pray for rainfall ahead of summer.

Iran Welcomes Ghani’s Call for Tehran-Kabul Water Cooperation

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has hailed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's call for water cooperation between Tehran and Kabul.

Iran’s Water, Soil Sectors Revolutionized in Past Eight Years: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says a giant step has been taken in the country’s water and soil sectors during his tenure as president over the past eight years.

Iran Opens Several Major Water Desalination Projects

Several major projects to transfer water from the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman to central and eastern Iran have got off the ground.

Iran Inaugurates 13 Major Water, Electricity Projects

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated 13 major national projects in the fields of water and electricity with an investment of over 4.7 trillion tomans.

Baku Embraces Ira’s Offer to Form Working Group of Kura-Aras Basin States

The Azerbaijan Republic has welcomed Iran’s proposal to form a joint working group of Kura-Aras basin countries.

International Water, Electricity Exhibitions Kick Off in Tehran

Iranian Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian has inaugurated the 20th edition of Iran International Water and Waste Water Exhibition (WATEX 2021) and the 16th Iran International Electricity Exhibition (IEE 2021) in Tehran.

Iran to Hold Annual Electricity, Water Exhibitions in Coming Days

The 20th edition of Iran International Water and Waste Water Exhibition (WATEX 2021) and the 16th Iran International Electricity Exhibition (IEE 2021) will be held in Tehran within the next few days.

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