Economy, Domestic Economy

Severe Water Shortage

Severe Water ShortageSevere Water Shortage

Iran’s water resources supervision index in the second half of the past Iranian year (ended march 20) indicates that 13 provinces are suffering severe water shortage while 7 provinces are facing drought, Mehr news agency reported on Sunday.  The Index sorts all the provinces based on the amount of water resources into 6 categories of wet, normal, tolerable, suffering shortage, suffering severe shortage and facing drought.  According to the index, the central Kerman and Yazd provinces, the eastern South Khorasan and Sistan-and-Balouchestan provinces and the southern Bushehr, Hormozgan and Fars provinces are facing drought.