Tehran News

  • Tehran, Alborz Schools Go Online Due to Pollution
    The air pollution emergency workgroups of Tehran and Alborz Provinces announced that all school levels will be held on-line on Wednesday due to poor air quality, except for Tehran’s three counties...
  • Air Pollution Grips Tehran 
    Alarming levels of air pollution in the capital Tehran and the prospect of worsening air quality over the next few days prompted authorities to advise against outdoor activities and place the...
  • Tehran Experiencing Relative Improvement in Air Quality 
    The city of Tehran’s air quality has slightly improved in the first half of autumn compared to the same time period last year, head of Tehran Air Quality Control Company, Mohammad Mahdi Mirzaei...
  • Tehran Water Use Exceeds Summer Peak Consumption
    Water consumption in Tehran hit a record on Friday, exceeding the peak use in summer, Tehran Water and Wastewater Company announced. The citizens of Tehran consumed 46,000 liters per second of...
  • Tehran Water Consumption Still High
    Water consumption in Tehran Province in the first 10 days of fall did not change from the hot summer days and more than 3 billion liters of water were consumed per day. The high volume of water...
  • Tehran’s Air Quality Moderate
    Tehran’s air quality was moderate on Aug. 25 with an index of 98 at 11 a.m. The air quality measuring devices indicated that the status of air quality index was good at five stations, namely the...
  • South Wastewater Treatment Plant of Tehran in Expansion Mode
    The head of State Inspectorate Organization of Iran has asked Tehran Water and Wastewater Company as well as agent banks to accelerate the construction of phases 7 and 8 of the South Wastewater...
  • Tehran Refinery to Build 500-MW Solar Power Station 
    Plans are underway to build a 500-megawatt photovoltaic power station at Tehran’s Oil Refinery Company, the head of the company said. “The refinery is committed to working for a low-carbon future...
  • Sandstorms Close Offices, Education Centers in Several Cities 
    Severe sandstorms hit several cities, including the capital Tehran, on Sunday evening, shutting summer schools, offices and all educational centers in the affected areas on the following day.  
  • Tehran Water Capacity Dented by Poor Rainfall, High Consumption
    Daily water consumption in Tehran has exceeded 3.6 million cubic meters, which is unprecedented for this time of the year, the deputy head of Operations Department at Tehran Province Water and...
  • Tehran Emergency Water Supply Project Behind Schedule
    Despite expanding Tehran's water supply network by at least 150 kilometers over the last five years, the plan to install emergency water supply tanks is behind schedule, the head of the state-owned...
  • Schools Shut in Tehran Due to Air Pollution
    The province of Tehran’s local officials made a belated decision to close kindergartens and elementary schools on Sunday morning to protect children from a thick smog of pollution hanging in the...
  • Tehran Air Quality Dismal
    Tehran Air Quality Dismal
    Air quality was “good” for only two days in the past one year (April 21, 2021-April 21), charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control Company’s website, Airnow.tehran.ir, show.  The company said...
  • Uptrend in Tehran Water Use
    Water consumption in Tehran reached a peak of 3.2 billion liters per day between March 6 and April 16, up 90% compared with the same period of last year, the deputy for water and hydropower affairs...
  • Tehran Registers Lowest Provincial Unemployment With 6%
    Tehran Province, wherein lies the capital city, saw the lowest unemployment rate of 6% among all Iranian provinces in the fourth quarter of last Iranian year (Dec. 22, 2021-March 20) while East...
  • Tehran Daily Water Consumption Exceeds 3 Billion Liters
    Water consumption in Tehran has surpassed 40,000 liters per second or 3 billion liters per day, up 11% compared to the hot summer days when consumption peaks at 2.7 billion liters. The National...
  • Tehran Air Quality Dismal
    Air quality was “good” for only four days in the past one year (February 2021-22), charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control Company’s website, Airnow.tehran.ir, show.  Also, 251 days turned...
  • Doubts Over Tehran Water Quality Dismissed
    The quality of piped water in Tehran is monitored with the help of 400 online systems, all of which comply with the World Health Organization standards, the head of Quality Control Department in...
  • TCC Criticizes Small Budget for Tehran’s Public Transportation
    Tehran Municipality will receive 8.3 trillion rials ($27.6 million) in the next fiscal year (starting March 2022) for streamlining the metropolis's public transportation, which is insufficient for...
  • Tehran Metro Plan for Linkup With Satellite Cities Remains on Pause
    Providing decent public transportation services to Tehran’s satellite cities has long been a concern of urban managers, as the population in these cities is growing steadily. Urban officials have...
  • Clean Air Still Elusive in Tehran
    Air quality monitoring stations around the capital city show residents took a heavier breath in November compared with October and the corresponding month of last year. Charts regularly published...
  • Tehran Metro Expansion Gains Steam
    Three stations will come on stream in the under-construction Line 7 of Tehran Metro by the end of the current fiscal year (March 2022), the head of Tehran Metro Company said. According to Ali Emam...
  • 110 New Buses Join Tehran Fleet
    In an effort to ease mobility in the capital city, 110 new buses have been added to Tehran’s public transportation fleet. According to Mojtaba Shafiei, the deputy head of Transportation and ...
  • Tough Times for Tehran Metro
    Tehran Metro Company, the executive entity for the capital’s subway network, is in the red, owing the local banking system 370 trillion rials ($1.33 billion), while still needing funds to overhaul...
  • Tehran Air Gets Cleaner in Oct.
    The Iranian capital’s residents inhaled less polluted air in October compared with the same period of last year, data from Tehran Municipality show. Charts regularly published by Tehran Air...

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