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A group of Iranian researchers at the Faculty of Modern Technologies of the University of Science and Technology have built a new apparatus to convert air humidity into potable water.
The first phase of Iran’s biggest water and land resources development project will be launched soon by President Hassan Rouhani in Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces, west of the country.
After nearly two decades of drought in Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran, with the beginning of rainy season in neighbouring Afghanistan, flood waters have filled some parts of Hamoun international lagoon, and that has resulted in the revival of livestock and plant species in the wetlands.
The volume of water in Lake Urmia in the northwest of Iran has increased by over 3 billion cubic metres, increasing the Lake’s water lever by 42 centimetres.
Flash floods remain the key challenge for Iran in the Persian New Year. But why did the recent floods leave so many casualties and so much damage? A top academic explains.
Following the heavy rains across Iran during the past few weeks, water has started flowing again beneath the historical Barrage of Amir or Band-e-Amir, located in Marvdasht near the ruins of Persepolis in Fars province, after many years of drought.
The governor of Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan said a major dam on the Karkhe river has overflown and local residents in a number of cities and villages, including Soosangerd, have been ordered to leave their homes.
Iran’s Energy Minister, Reza Ardakanian, says 40 large wetlands across the country have been refilled thanks to the latest deluges hitting most provinces of Iran.
Iranian armed forces and civil bodies have been deployed in northern Iran as flash floods seriously affected people of Golestan and Mazandaran provinces, leaving behind casualties and making thousands displaced.