Water Management

  • 22 Water Projects for Deprived Regions
    09/12/2018
    The private sector has signed 22 water and wastewater deals with the Energy Ministry to develop less privileged areas in the southern Hormozgan Province. Ventures, with a collective cost of 20...
  • 09/08/2018
    Some 2,400 projects are underway in water, wastewater and power sectors across the country, which have progressed by 60% on average. Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian made the statement on Thursday...
  • Under Pressure Irrigation Expanding
    09/03/2018
    More than 2 million hectares of farmlands are now equipped with under pressure irrigation systems in Iran, more than 30% of which were implemented since the beginning of President Hassan Rouhani’s...
  • Wastewater Treatment Capacity Up 149%
    08/26/2018
    The combined capacity of Iran’s wastewater treatment plants showed a significant hike of 149% in the past 12 months to August 2018. According to Paven, the Iranian Energy Ministry’s news portal,...
  • Isfahan Power Station to Treat Wastewater
    07/25/2018
    Isfahan Power Plant in the eponymous central province has launched a plan to meet 30% of its water demand by treating effluents produced in the nearby cities of Khomeini Shahr and Dorcheh instead...
  • Treated Wastewater Used in Industrial, Agricultural Sectors
    06/28/2018
    Unlike some countries, recycled wastewater is not used for drinking purposes in Iran as it is inconsistent with the Islamic law, the head of the department in charge of wastewater networks at the...
  • A considerable amount of water is wasted through petrochemical complexes cooling systems.
    06/26/2018
    Major domestic petrochemical complexes are adopting modern water treatment approaches, including zero liquid discharge (ZLD) systems, to curb excessive water consumption. Zero liquid discharge can...
  • Tehran, Berlin Will Devise Roadmap for Water Coop.
    05/16/2018
    Iranian and German officials have called for devising a roadmap for expanding cooperation in boundary waters and water management projects, including those on wastewater treatment.  According to...
  • About 700 million cubic meters of water are wasted in the country annually.
    05/06/2018
     Close to 700 million cubic meters of water are wasted in the country annually, of which the loss of 250 mcm is inevitable, a senior official at the National Water and Wastewater Engineering...
  • Wastewater Treatment Vital to Meet Industrial Water Demand
    04/28/2018
    Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has underlined the need to expand water treatment projects, especially in drought-hit regions, for tackling water shortage. Referring to the unprecedented decline...
  • Years of mismanagement have taken a toll on Iran’s water resources, such as Urmia Lake. Pictured above is Urmia Lake in 1984 (L) and 2016. (Photo: Google Earth/Landsat/Sentinel satellite system)
    12/25/2016
    Iran has been struggling with water shortage for so long that those in their early...
  • Wastewater Treatment Projects Underway
    11/05/2016
    Expansion of wastewater networks through 100 new treatment plants is underway but...
  • French Co. to Help in Water Management
    10/20/2016
    The Drought and Environment Headquarters at Iran's Vice Presidency for Science and...

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