The latest news and views about water crisis
Iran and Australia are to work together to save Iran’s Lake Urmia, which is almost drying out.
Iran says it is implementing a landmark project to divert water from the Gulf of Oman to its central plateau – a project that could not only address the country’s surging water crisis but could also help push ahead relevant economic plans in host regions.
In a move in violation of a 1973 treaty with Iran, Afghanistan has refused to supply its neighbor with share of water from the Hirmand River, which rises in Afghanistan and flows through eastern parts of Iran, according to Iran’s Energy Ministry.
The recent rainfalls in southern and southwestern parts of Iran have breathed new life into Hurolazim, one of the biggest and most important wetlands of Iran, which is the Iranian part of a bigger wetland shared with Iraq.
The recent heavy rainfall in southern Iran have breathed a new life into several shrinking wetlands and lakes including Maharloo Lake, near Shiraz.
Iran’s Energy Minister apologized the residents of Khuzestan Province in southwestern Iran for power and water cut caused by climatic conditions.
The floodgates of Zayandehroud Dam were opened on Sunday to allow water to flow into the parched river with the same name.
The multimedia art exhibition Jazr [literally ebb tide] is underway in Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, with a focus on environmental issues, water in particular.
A large, complicated underground water network has been discovered in an old neighbourhood of Isfahan, central Iran.
Iran’s Energy Minister says the country will run out of groundwater if people continue using it excessively.
The inhabitants of Hormozgan desert, southern Iran, have participated in programs to revive the deserts.
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.
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.
Iranian and German officials have reached an understanding for joint cooperation in the water supply and sanitation sector.
An Iranian news website has quoted environment experts as blaming mismanagement for water shortages in Iran.
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.
Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian called on the German companies to take part in Iran's water projects.