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  • Conference discusses qanat as ‘enduring heritage of Iranians’ 2022-02-06 18:14

    Conference discusses qanat as ‘enduring heritage of Iranians’

    TEHRAN – A host of experts in the Persian qanat system started discussing ways to preserve the time-honored heritage during a three-day conference kicked off on Saturday in Kerman province.

  • A peek into ‘world’s longest qanat’ 2021-10-31 21:28

    A peek into ‘world’s longest' qanat

    The recently-restored Qanat of Zarch is widely known as the world’s longest subterranean aqueduct as it stretches some 80 km across the semi-arid Yazd province in central Iran.

  • Ground broken on new development for UNESCO-tagged qanat 2021-01-09 20:10

    Ground broken on new development for UNESCO-tagged qanat

    TEHRAN - Construction of a reserve reservoir for a UNESCO-registered qanat was officially begun on Thursday in Baghestan, a town in Ferdows county of Iran’s South Khorasan province.

  • Ancient aqueduct identified in western Iran 2020-07-31 20:30

    Ancient aqueduct identified in western Iran

    TEHRAN – An ancient hand-dug qanat, an old type of underground water-supply system developed and still used in arid regions, has recently been identified adjacent to an archeological hill in Lorestan province, western Iran.

  • ‘World’s longest qanat’ under restoration in central Iran 2020-04-26 17:05

    ‘World’s longest qanat’ under restoration in central Iran

    TEHRAN – A restoration project has been commenced on sections of Zarch Qanat in central Iran, which had been harmed by recent flash floods. Widely known as the world’s longest subterranean aqueduct, the qanat is stretched some 80 km across Yazd province.