Water crisis

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  • Water donation campaign to begin within days 2022-08-03 17:01

    Water donation campaign to begin within days

    TEHRAN – A water donation campaign will be launched in the next few days aiming to supply water and provide healthcare services to people in drought-affected areas, Vahid Salimi, the head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society’s Volunteers Organization, has said.

  • One step to water crisis 2022/07/02

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    One step to water crisis

    TEHRAN – If a country has more than 1,700 cubic meters of water per person per year, there is no water shortage, but the upward trend of rainfall shortage surpassed the standard rate and if it declines more, we are one step away from a water crisis.

  • Greenhouse 2022-04-12 11:19

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Development of greenhouses on agenda

    TEHRAN- In recent years, the water crisis has caused serious challenges in Iran’s agriculture sector.

  • MP 2021-12-08 23:14

    MP presents strategies to overcome water shortage

    TEHRAN - To overcome the water shortage in the country, a member of the Agriculture and Environment Committee of the Parliament has said it is necessary to transfer of water-intensive industries to water-rich areas, transfer seawater instead of transferring water from one region to another and to take water diplomacy seriously.

  • From nanotechnology to solar power: solutions to drought 2021-09-05 18:13

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    From nanotechnology to solar power: solutions to drought

    TEHRAN – While the drought has intensified in Iran and the country is facing water stress, various solutions from the use of solar power plants to the expansion of watershed management and nanotechnology are offered by experts and officials.

  • Drilling wells near Naqsh-e Rostam banned over probable damage 2020-04-08 01:12

    Drilling wells near Naqsh-e Rostam banned over probable damage

    TEHRAN – Drilling deep wells near Naqsh-e Rostam, a royal rock-hewn necropolis in Fars province, southern Iran, has been banned over probable subsidence of land and damage to the ancient site.

  • 4,000 in drought-ridden areas provided with social services 2019-09-17 19:29

    4,000 in drought-ridden areas provided with social services

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has dispatched volunteer teams to provide social services to the people residing in drought-stricken provinces of Sistan-Baluchestan, South Khorasan and Hormozgan, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • 5 years of battle for safe drinking water in Flint, Michigan 2019-05-05 15:48

    5 years of battle for safe drinking water in Flint, Michigan

    A water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has exposed 100,000 people to lead poisoning. People in Flint literally do not have water that is safe to drink. Worst lead contamination of the past 25 years was reported in the area.