renewable water resources

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  • Optimal cultivation key to preserve water resources 2021-12-14 16:58

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Optimal cultivation key to preserve water resources

    TEHRAN – Iran has been grappling with water stress since 2006 and the situation is forecast to be exacerbated by the next 15 years while reforming the irrigation method from traditional to modern will reduce water consumption and waste at least by half.

  • 22% of renewable water resources lost in 30 years 2021-10-27 17:12

    22% of renewable water resources lost in 30 years

    TEHRAN – Iran’s renewable water resources have decreased from 130 billion cubic meters to about 102 billion cubic meters in less than 30 years, showing a 22 percent decline, deputy minister of energy for water and wastewater, has said.

  • Saving karst aquifers vital to survive drought 2021-08-09 21:39

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Saving karst aquifers vital to survive drought

    TEHRAN – While the country is dealing with severe drought due to improper withdrawal of groundwater and low rainfall, karst water resources can supply the whole water needed by the country, only if managed.

  • Renewable water resources decline by 30% 2021-06-23 18:38

    Renewable water resources decline by 30%

    TEHRAN – Renewable water resources have decreased by 30 percent over the last four decades, while Iran’s population has increased by about 2.5 times, Qasem Taqizadeh, deputy minister of energy, has stated.

  • 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?

  • 50bcm of groundwater withdrawn annually in Iran 2019-06-04 12:04

    50bcm of groundwater withdrawn annually in Iran

    TEHRAN – An annual amount of 50 billion cubic meters of groundwater resources are withdrawn to supply agricultural, industrial as well as drinking water in Iran, a researcher in the field of water resources has stated.

  • Iran, Norway to enhance co-op in environmental issues 2019-05-14 22:02

    Iran, Norway to enhance co-op in environmental issues

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) chief, Issa Kalantari, and Norway’s ambassador to Iran, Lars Nordum, discussed increased cooperation on environmental issues during a meeting held on Monday.