Tehran News

  • Tehran Wastewater Network to Be Complete in 2022
    Tehran wastewater network is 90% compete and will come online in 2022 to enhance water quality and quantity in the capital, executive director of the project said. “Of the 9,000 km wastewater...
  • While Smog Suffocates Tehran Bureaucrats Play Blame Games
    With air pollution hovering above emergency levels in Tehran amid news of widespread low-quality mazut use in power stations, bureaucrats are scapegoating the public and waging blame games. Iran’s...
  • Heavy Smog Engulfs Tehran
    Tehran has been suffocating under a blanket of smog over the past several days, as urban managers faced the public ire over their inaction. In a meeting held on Friday, Abdolreza Cheraghali a...
  • Tehran Public Transport Gets a Shot in the Arm
    Tehran Bus Company and the Industries Ministry have reached an agreement to restore 1,000 dilapidated urban buses under a long-term scheme. Mahmoud Tarfa, the head of TBC, told reporters that the...
  • Tehran Province Seeking  Bigger Share of Budget
    Tehran Province has called for revising the current system of allocating provincial budget, so that factors like the provinces' population and living costs are taken into account. 
  • Tehran Water Distribution Improving
    Two water projects were inaugurated Thursday in Tehran Province to enhance water quality and increase supply in the ever-expanding metropolis, director of the National Water and Wastewater...
  • Tehran Water Treatment Capacity Rising
    To further improve potable water quality and curb land subsidence in Tehran Province, the first phase of a water treatment plant is complete and will become operational soon, director of the...
  • 38% Decrease in H1 Tehran Home Construction Permits
    The first half of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21) registered a 38% decline in the number of permits issued to home builders, says the head of Construction Engineering Organization of...
  • Water Demand in Tehran Intensifies
    Potable water consumption in Tehran Province jumped to 626 million cubic meters in the last water year that ended on Sep 22, managing director of Tehran Regional Water Company said. “This was up 8...
  • Gov’t Not Paying Its Share of Tehran Public Transport Budget
    Tehran Municipality has urged the government to pay 40 trillion rials ($148.15 million) for the renewal of public transportation in the capital by the end of the current Iranian year (March 2021...
  • New Subway Project to Tackle Tehran’s Transportation Needs
    The development of public transportation has been high on Tehran urban managers’ agenda, for which the capital launched the construction of the subway’s Line 10 last week. According to Tehran...
  • Tehran Traffic Snares Return With Early School Reopening
    The early reopening of schools this year on Saturday amid the spread of the novel coronavirus has brought with it heavy traffic jams in the capital city of Tehran.  
  • Tehran Ozone Pollution Dips
    With temperature falling from 40 degrees Celsius in late July to around 30 in early September, ozone pollution in the capital city of Tehran has also declined.  According to Tehran Air Quality...
  • Tehran Hydropower Output Declines
    Hydropower production in Tehran Province is projected to decrease by 21% in the current fiscal that started in March compared to 2019, head of hydropower installations at the Tehran Regional...
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    The unabated spread of coronavirus pandemic in Iran’s capital prompted officials to extend both a remote working policy and the suspension of the city’s restricted traffic zone to thin out its...
  • Tehran Ozone Pollution Worsens
    Air pollution monitoring stations of the capital city Tehran have recorded more days with ground-level ozone in July, posing a serious risk to citizens’ health and the environment. According to...
  • Tehran Housing Dynamics
    The Planning and Housing Economy Office of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development has released a report on Tehran's housing market in the fourth month of the current Iranian year (June 21-July...
  • Tehran Issues $68m Participatory Bonds to Finance Public Transport
    Tehran Municipality has recently issued participatory bonds worth 15 trillion rials ($68.1 million) to help expand the capital’s public transportation system, the head of Tehran City Council’s...
  • Tehran Metro Expansion Plan Facing $8 Billion Deficit
    The unfinished subway network in the capital city of Tehran needs 2 quadrillion rials ($8.1 billion) of budget for the construction of unfinished lines, purchase of train cars and standardization...
  • Tehran Ozone Alarm Goes Off
    With the onset of summer, air pollution control stations around the capital city of Tehran are recording more days with high-density ozone pollution, which have a harmful impact on citizens’ health...
  • Restrictions Return to Tehran Amid Rising Virus Infections
    Iran will reimpose some lockdown measures in its overcrowded capital Tehran to halt a new surge in Covid-19 cases, which has overwhelmed hospitals and pushed the daily death toll to a record high...
  • Renewed Action Against Tehran Illegal Water Wells
    As the water shortages worsen, 272 illegal water wells were sealed in the past three months in Tehran Province, the deputy for operations at the Tehran Regional Water Company said. “Due to the...
  • 30,000 Tehran Buildings Unsafe
    There are 30,000 buildings in the capital city lacking safety features, the chairman of Tehran City Council said.  “Following an inspection performed after the collapse of Plasco building in...
  • Tehran Air Quality Improves
    The residents of Iranian capital inhaled less polluted air in June compared with the same period of last year, although ground ozone still persists among the buoyant particles in the air, Tehran...
  • Deal Worth $51m for Expanding Tehran Public Transport Fleet
    A deal backed by the government worth 10 trillion rials ($51 million) has been signed by Tehran Municipality and Iran Khodro (IKCO) to add 230 buses and minibuses to the capital city’s public...

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