interbasin 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.

  • 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.

  • Water transfer projects: beneficial or detrimental to environment? 2020-11-07 18:33

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Water transfer projects: beneficial or detrimental to environment?

    TEHRAN – Iran inaugurated the first phase of a major water desalination and transfer project on Thursday aiming at alleviating and even meeting the urgent need of central arid areas for water, however, is it really beneficial, or is going to incur irreparable losses to the environment?

  • 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.

  • Iran plans building desalination plants along Persian Gulf, Sea of Oman 2020-07-24 17:01

    Iran plans building desalination plants along Persian Gulf, Sea of Oman

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) is preparing a plan to deploy desalination plants on the shores of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman in order to supply drinking water to the coastal provinces.

  • Water transfer system to Shadegan wetland inaugurated 2019-07-03 20:59

    Water transfer system to Shadegan wetland inaugurated

    TEHRAN – A water transfer system has been established to transfer water from Karun river to Shadegan wetland in order to revive the international wetland, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Is inter-basin water transfer a remedy to quench dry lands?  2019/06/18

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou 

    Is inter-basin water transfer a remedy to quench dry lands? 

    TEHRAN —Inter-basin water transfer or trans-basin diversion -man-made conveyance schemes which move water from one basin where it is available, to another basin where water is less available- is frequently referred to as an option to alleviate water scarcity in arid provinces of the country.