wastewater treatment


  • Comprehensive waste management plan to be prepared for Tehran 2019-07-15 20:30

    Comprehensive waste management plan to be prepared for Tehran

    TEHRAN – A comprehensive plan for waste management in the capital will be prepared in a collaborative initiative between the waste management organization and the urban research and planning center, both affiliated to Tehran Municipality.

  • Waste management plans drawn up for 640 cities nationwide  2019-02-23 09:13

    Waste management plans drawn up for 640 cities nationwide 

    TEHRAN — Comprehensive plans for waste management in 640 cities nationwide have been drawn up, an official with the Municipalities and Village Administrators Organization, affiliated to the Interior Ministry, has said.

  • Graywater reuse, sustainable solution to water scarcity 2018-12-09 21:45

    Graywater reuse, a sustainable solution to water scarcity

    TEHRAN – While graywater is being reused in many countries as a solution to minimize the deficit between demand and supply of water, it has not been yet operational in Iran due to high costs of wastewater treatment and a lack of proper equipment, an official with the Water and Wastewater Company affiliated to the Ministry of Energy has said.

  • Chemical waste leachate contributing to cancer worrisome 2018-11-29 02:14

    Chemical waste leachate raising cancer worrisome: expert

     TEHRAN – The leachate produced from hazardous chemical waste penetrating into the soil after rainfall pollutes water with harmful toxic substances and causes cancer, which has raised concern in northern provinces of the country, an environmental expert has said.

  • ‘Only 15% of Tehran’s construction, demolition waste recycled’ 2018-11-20 22:07

    ‘Only 15% of Tehran’s construction, demolition waste recycled’

    TEHRAN – While some 50,000 tons of construction and demolition waste is produced in Tehran daily, only 10 to 15 percent of which are recycled and the rest is dumped or disposed, Mohammad Hossein Bazgir, head of Tehran’s department of environment (DOE) has said.

  • Tehran’s waste production twice other cities: councilor 2018-03-17 10:06

    Tehran’s waste production twice other cities: councilor

    TEHRAN – Municipal waste generation in Tehran is twice as other megacities in the world, Tehran City Council Chairman Mohsen Hashemi said on Thursday as he visited the Aradkuh landfill in southern Tehran.

  • Iran-Denmark 2017-11-20 10:52

    Bright future ahead with Iran’s competencies, Denmark’s technology

    TEHRAN – Since the lifting of the international nuclear related sanctions against Iran after the implementation day of JCPOA in 2016, Iran is again open for business in many areas providing grounds for the boost in bilateral and trade relations between Denmark and Iran.

  • Waste 2017-06-11 20:09

    Municipalities unsuccessful in waste management: DOE

    TEHRAN — Municipalities have so far failed to perform effective waste management nationwide, the deputy director of the Department of Environment said on Saturday.

  • Esther Kuisch Laroche 2017-05-03 17:55

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    We cannot afford to waste wastewater: UNESCO representative to Iran

    TEHRAN — “At the time when demand is growing and limited resources are increasingly stressed by over extraction, pollution and climate change, we simply cannot neglect the opportunities from improved wastewater management; we cannot afford to waste wastewater,” said UNESCO representative to Iran on Tuesday.

  • waste treatment 2017-02-06 09:59

    Plasma gasification plant operational by mid-March

    TEHRAN — The first plasma gasification plant in Iran aiming to convert waste materials to gas will come on stream by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2017).

  • membrane bioreactor 2016-12-14 17:37

    Iran’s first membrane bioreactor comes on stream

    TEHRAN — The first membrane bioreactor in Iran was inaugurated at University of Tehran on Wednesday, IRNA news agency reported.

  • water 2016-11-09 10:33

    Photo of the day

    A live mud statue poses sad by a globe, holding an empty paper cup in front of Tehran Wastewater Treatment booth at Iran's International Press Exhibition 2016 on November 8 (Tehran Times photo/Zeynab Rezaee)

  • MA1.wastewater.jpg 2016-09-13 18:20

    Tehran signs co-op MOU with 2 intl. bodies on wastewater treatment

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Water and Wastewater Company signed a cooperation MOU on wastewater treatment with two international bodies namely International Water Association (IWA) and International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage (ICID), IRNA reported.