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Water Levels In Iran’s Southern Dams Rising After years

Via The Iran Project, an update on Iran’s water situation: Deluge in the past few days in southern and southeastern Iran has inflicted damages on cities, villages and roads and endangered lives. But at the same time it has helped fill dams that saw little water in years. “There are 30 dams in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, […]

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Water Crisis: Pushing Iran To The Brink

Via The Iran Project, a report on Iran’s water scarcity crisis: One key point on which there is a global consensus is that come what may demand for water MUST be lowered and efficient use be made of water technology As access to water becomes a herculean task in countries big and small, an increasing […]

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Iran’s Urmia Lake Water Level Improves

Via The Iran Project, an update on the status of Lake Umria: In the 7th month of the current Iranian calendar year, Mehr, (starting September 23, 2019), water level in Urmia Lake, has increased by 75 centimeters, i.e. two billion cubic meters, compared to the same month in the year before. Last June, the surface […]

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Can Water Markets Help Iran?

Via The Iran Project, an interesting look at the potential for waters to help quench Iran’s growing thirst: Managing limited resources of water has long been a challenge not only to water users but also policymakers in most countries. Iran is no exception. Geological studies in Iran show that shortages of this vital resource will […]

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Afghanistan: Water Management For Peace

Courtesy of The Lowry Institute, a report on how Afghan efforts to formalize agreements with neighbouring countries over water usage could go a long way towards preventing conflict: In the optimistic view, Afghanistan is closer to peace today than at any time in the past decades. The presidential election last weekend may have been hampered by low turnout, […]

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10 New Dams In Iran To Go Operational By Year Eng

Via The Iran Project, an article on Iran’s expansion of its dam infrastructure: Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said 10 major dams are going to be inaugurated in nine provinces across the country by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19, 2020). As reported by Tasnim news agency on Sunday, Ardakanian noted […]

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