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  • 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.

  • Ancient qanat found in southern Iran 2018-11-15 10:51

    Ancient qanat found in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – Residents of Rostaq, a rural district in Iran’s southern Fars province, have discovered an ancient qanat, which is estimated to date from some 2,000 years ago.