water transfer

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  • 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.

  • Water transfer 2019-03-10 23:34

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Massive water transfer projects not to ease acute shortages but cripple ecosystems

    TEHRAN – Water transfer schemes looking attractive to many of those residing in drought-stricken central Iran worried about drought, not only does not eliminate water scarcity, but inevitably involves polluting the environment along with damaging agriculture, people’s fragile source of income.

  • Qanat, a solution to water scarcity? 2019-03-03 21:59

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Qanat, a solution to water scarcity?

    For many years, the country has been suffering from droughts and lack of water resources; wetlands, rivers, lakes and open drains have dried up gradually. While experts believe that the current water scarcity is due to poor water management policies, do qanats give us the right policy?

  • ‘Water transfer from Caspian Sea not economically efficient’ 2019-02-26 10:16

    ‘Water transfer from Caspian Sea not economically justifiable’

    TEHRAN – Water transfer from the Caspian Sea in northern Iran to the drought-stricken central provinces brings heavy economic burden to the country, regardless of posing probable damages to the environment, former deputy Department of Environment (DOE) chief has said.

  • ‘Water transfer from Sea of Oman entails no considerable environmental risk’ 2019-02-05 20:36

    ‘Water transfer from Sea of Oman entails no considerable environmental risk’

    TEHRAN – Transferring water from Sea of Oman to central drought-ridden provinces of the country, provided that the environmental requirements are met, will not poses threats to the environment, Issa Kalantari, the Department of Environment (DOE) chief has announced.

  • ‘Environmental education must be acquired at earlier ages’ 2019-01-23 09:59

    ‘Environmental education must be acquired at earlier ages’

    TEHRAN – Environmental education has been included in the country’s school curriculum to prepare students for natural resources and environment protection, while it needs to be more efficient and acquired at earlier ages to make favorable cognitive and behavioral changes in the students, Mehr news agency reported on Sunday.

  • DOE not convinced to transfer water from Caspian Sea  2019-01-13 22:28

    DOE not convinced to transfer water from Caspian Sea 

    TEHRAN— Studies carried out so far has not yet convinced the Department of Environment (DOE) to transfer water from the Caspian Sea to central Iran, Parvin Farshchi, deputy director of the DOE for marine affairs has said. 

  • Be on the horns of a dilemma: Water transfer from Caspian Sea to central Iran  2019-01-11 21:23

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou  

    Be on the horns of a dilemma: Water transfer from Caspian Sea to central Iran 

    TEHRAN— Water transfer from Caspian Sea in northern Iran to the central province of Semnan has been a controversial scheme which has put many on the horns of the dilemma.

  • caspian sea 2019-01-09 19:12

    No water transfer from enclosed bodies of water: MP

    TEHRAN – According to the national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21, 2019), no water will be transferred from enclosed bodies of water regarding its probable environmental consequences, MP Nour Mohammad Torbatinejad has said.

  • Department of Environment opposes water transfer from Persian Gulf 2018-10-03 17:32

    Department of Environment opposes water transfer from Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN — With regard to the environmental conditions of the Persian Gulf, the Department of Environment (DOE) has taken a firm stand against water transfer from this body of water, deputy environment chief, Masoud Tajrishi, has said.

  • Water transfer from Sea of Oman to central Iran would entail heavy costs: Energy Minister 2018-06-24 11:27

    "Water transfer from Sea of Oman would entail heavy costs"

    TEHRAN — While Iran is weighing up the option of transferring water from the Sea of Oman to thirsty lands in eastern provinces, the project is proved to be extremely costly, an official at the Ministry of Energy has said.

  • A photo of Urmia Lake taken in early April Mojtaba Esmailzadeh/ Tasnim 2018-05-14 05:20

    Water transfer won’t revive Lake Urmia: official

    TEHRAN — Water transfer won’t restore Lake Urmia, Hedayat Fahimi, an official with the Ministry of Energy has said, noting that promoting sustainable agriculture is the way to save the lake.

  • Photo of a dried up river near Hamoun Lake, Sistan-Baluchestan province, taken in December 2015 Photo by Hossein Zohrevand/Tasnim 2018-05-11 20:29

    Iran mulls over water transfer from Sea of Oman to drought-ridden provinces

    TEHRAN — Iran is weighing up the option of transferring water from Sea of Oman to drought-ridden provinces of Sistan-Baluchestan, Hormozgan and Khorasan Razavi, deputy head of the Department of Environment (DOE) for marine affairs has said.

  • A view of Sharaf Khaneh port, in Lake Urmia/ Photo by Mohammad Ali Haqshenas/ Tehran Times 2018/04/12

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Is inter-basin water transfer a cure for exhausted Lake Urmia?

    TEHRAN — The “turquoise solitaire of Azarbaijan”, Lake Urmia, is meeting its end by turning into a barren field of exposed salt water and there are a few options available to restore the lake, most probably not to its former glory.

  • water transfer 2018-01-24 08:46

    ‘Caspian Sea water transfer more disastrous than nuclear explosion’

    TEHRAN – The detrimental impacts of transferring water from the Caspian Sea to the central province of Semnan can be more catastrophic than a nuclear explosion, Mohammad Darvish, a faculty member of the Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands said on Monday.