Caspian Sea water transfer

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  • Water transfer not a solution to drought 2021-08-13 18:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Water transfer not a solution to drought

    TEHRAN – The transfer and desalination of seawater is only a temporary solution to water scarcity and not a permanent solution to drought, Ahad Vazifeh, head of the national center for drought and crisis management said.

  • Caspian Sea level shrinks by 5-10cm on year 2021-08-13 17:58

    Caspian Sea level shrinks by 5-10cm on year

    TEHRAN – The average annual water level of the Caspian Sea has decreased by about 5 to 10 cm compared to a year before, according to the network information of the Ministry of Energy.

  • Persian Gulf water transfer project on pipe-laying phase 2021-07-17 17:35

    Persian Gulf water transfer project in pipe-laying phase

    TEHRAN – A project for transferring water from the Persian Gulf to the southern Fars province is in its pipe-laying phase, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Gorgan Bay at risk of disappearance within a decade 2020-12-13 17:34

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Gorgan Bay at risk of disappearance within a decade

    TEHRAN – If the backward trend of the Caspian Sea level continues, Gorgan Bay will be completely dried up by the next decade.

  • Quenching thirst of arid plains or jeopardizing nature? 2020/09/20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Quenching thirst of arid plains or jeopardizing nature?

    TEHRAN – Transferring water from a basin to drought-ridden areas over varying distances is among the plans in Iran to quench the thirst of some provinces, while construction of such tunnels is inherently risky and can result in unpredicted events or irreparable environmental issue.

  • Persian Gulf water transfer project to start within month 2020-09-12 12:00

    Persian Gulf water transfer project to start within month

    TEHRAN – The first phase of the water transfer project from the Persian Gulf to the provinces of Kerman, Yazd, and Hormozgan will be put into operation in the next Iranian calendar month of Mehr (September 23-October 22).

  • seawater 2020-07-18 14:23

    Energy Ministry allows using 26 bcm seawater for industrial purposes

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said his ministry is going to allocate 26 billion cubic meters of seawater to be used for industrial purposes in the country’s coastal provinces, IRIB reported.

  • Water transfer from Sea of Oman to be implemented soon 2019-12-16 18:27

    Water transfer from Sea of Oman to be implemented soon

    TEHRAN – Transferring water from Sea of Oman to eastern drought-ridden provinces of the country will soon be implemented, Ahmad Ali Moohebati, governor-general of Sistan-Baluchestan province told ISNA on Monday.

  • Water transfer 2019-03-10 23:34

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Massive water transfer projects not to ease acute shortages but cripple ecosystems

    TEHRAN – Water transfer schemes looking attractive to many of those residing in drought-stricken central Iran worried about drought, not only does not eliminate water scarcity, but inevitably involves polluting the environment along with damaging agriculture, people’s fragile source of income.

  • ‘Water transfer from Caspian Sea not economically efficient’ 2019-02-26 10:16

    ‘Water transfer from Caspian Sea not economically justifiable’

    TEHRAN – Water transfer from the Caspian Sea in northern Iran to the drought-stricken central provinces brings heavy economic burden to the country, regardless of posing probable damages to the environment, former deputy Department of Environment (DOE) chief has said.