Water crisis


  • A water reservoir equipped with wind catchers on the top, Yazd, central Iran 2019-01-05 22:51

    Qanats offer clues to ancient way of life in Iran

    TEHRAN – For thousands of years, qanat systems have supplied water to agricultural and permanent settlements in arid regions of Iran, tapping alluvial aquifers at the heads of valleys and conducting the water along underground tunnels by gravity, often over many kilometers.

  • Envoy calls on regional states to resolve water crisis 2018-09-05 21:18

    Envoy calls on regional states to resolve water crisis

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador in Baghdad Iraj Masjedi on Tuesday proposed formation of a four-member committee among Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria to resolve the water crisis in the region, IRNA reported.

  • environmental problems 2018-07-04 08:48

    Iran supports knowledge-based companies dealing with environmental issues

    TEHRAN – The science and technology vice presidency supports knowledge-based companies which are dealing with water crisis and environmental issues as they transform technology from universities and research centers to projects, said an official at the science and technology vice presidency.

  • A view of Cheshmeh-Ali, a historical site in southern Tehran 2018-06-19 10:28

    Water to return to Cheshmeh-Ali, tourism official says

    TEHRAN – After being halted a year ago, water flow will be restored to Cheshmeh-Ali, a historical and tourist destination in southern Tehran, INSA reported.