Water Resources



  • جهرمی در کره جنوبی 2017-09-26 12:10

    ICT Min.:

    IoT cuts water consumption by 50%

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Speaking at ITU conference in South Korea, Iranian ICT Minister Azari Jahromi said the initial execution of using Internet of Things (IoT) for intelligent water management has shown a 50% drop in water consumption.

  • Reza Hakan Tekin 2017-07-06 11:58

    Turkish ambassador:

    Turkey's sovereign right on water use 'not a shareable commodity'

    TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) – Turkish Ambassador to Iran Reza Hakan Tekin claimed that Turkey's dams on the Tigris and the Euphrates has no negative impact on the environment of the downstream countries.

  • Ocean 2017-06-07 15:41

    UN turns attention to water problems

    NEW YORK, Jun. 07 (MNA) – The United Nations was inundated on Tuesday by water issues: The Ocean Conference focused on rising, polluted seas while the Security Council examined the threat to international peace and security by conflicts involving fresh water that crosses borders.

  • FAO 2017-04-30 16:58


    Water availability in NENA region to face 50% decline by 2050

    TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) – FAO with collaboration of the Iran Chamber of Commerce held a two-day (29-30 April) international conference in Tehran to highlight the value of Virtual Water to address impacts of climate change, population growth and food security at national, regional and global levels.

  • سدسازی 2017-03-13 13:33

    Iran, S Korea reach new water agreement

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – A senior advisor to the energy minister has reported on a 1.7-billion-dollar agreement between Iran and South Korea for construction of Bakhtiari Dam.

  • فولاد 2017-02-18 11:34

    By: Mohammad Hossein Azari

    Iran’s steel market in ‘New Normal’ era

    TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (MNA) – Steel industry of Iran, en route to realizing 55 million tons of output by the year 2025, is faced with abundance of ups and downs which require careful planning.

  • Damascus 2017-01-29 11:23

    Damascus governor:

    Army engineering units demining al-Figeh spring

    Damascus, Jan. 29 (MNA) – Damascus Countryside Governor Ala’a Ibrhaim said that engineering units in the Syrian Arab Army are working on dismantling IEDs and mines inside al-Figeh spring now that the army has reestablished control over.

  • Jose Graziano da Silva 2017-01-21 15:06

    FAO urges all to use water resources better

    ROME, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Jose Graziano da Silva, director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), demanded  today to make a better use of the water resources and more access by small farmers.

  • water and peace 2016-11-23 10:42

    UN urges further cooperation on water issues

    NEW YORK, Nov. 23 (MNA) - Senior officials at the UN Security Council urged Tuesday to strengthen international cooperation on water issues, in order to prevent them from leading to conflicts and crises.

  • رودخانه هریرود 2016-10-08 18:27

    Iran, Afghanistan to address Hirmand border issue

    TEHRAN, Oct. 08 (MNA) – An Energy Ministry official has said a joint session will address the legal regime of Hirmand and Hariroud border rivers.

  • ایران روسیه 2016-10-01 13:29

    Russia reopens $5bn credit line in Iran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Deputy energy minister said a credit line worth five billion dollars has been allocated to Iran by Russians.

  • استرالیا.jpg 2016-09-28 11:38

    Iran, Australia sign water management pact

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian and the Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo in a meeting in Tehran signed a new cooperation pact on water management.

  •     2016-09-27 15:20


    Strategic water reserves to amount to 70bn cm

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Deputy-minister of energy has said country’s strategic water reserves are predicted to amount 79bn cubic meters by the end of Sixth Development Plan.

  • ایران آمریکا 2016-09-25 20:46

    Iran, US begin water talks

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Deputy energy minister said a number of American firms active in water and wastewater industries have travelled to Tehran.

  • دریاچه ارومیه 2016-07-29 02:20

    Lake Urmia now harboring 3bn cubic meters of water

    TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) – A Ministry of Energy official has said Lake Urmia water absorption has now exceeded 3bn cubic meters.

  •     2016-07-12 21:43

    Official announces new measures to save dried lake

    URMIA, Jul. 12 (MNA) – Provincial head of Lake Urmia Saving Headquarters has announced new solutions to be taken in 2016 remaining months in efforts to revive the dried Lake Urmia.

  •     2016-07-11 12:51

    Professor awarded EWRI prize for select paper

    TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – A University of Tehran assistant professor has won the best paper award during World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2016 in the US.

  • japan 2016-06-18 12:03

    Tehran, Tokyo ink new water agreement

    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Iran and Japan have signed a cooperation document on capacity development for integrated management of water resources.

  • water 2016-06-11 18:17

    IUESA secretary:

    Two-third of world population to suffer from water scarcity in 10 years

    TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (MNA) – The secretary of IUESA said some experts have estimated that about two-third of the world’s population will suffer from severe or relative water scarcity by 2025.

  • چیت چیان 2016-05-17 20:01

    Energy min. heads to Turkey

    TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) – Iran’s minister of energy has headed a delegation of Iranian officials to the Third Session of the Islamic Conference of Ministers Responsible for Water in Turkey.

  • russia 2016-04-26 11:39

    Tehran, Moscow to run water exploration program

    TEHRAN, Apr. 26 (MNA) – Deputy energy minister has said exploration of deep waters in Iran will be carried out in partnership with Russia.

  • کمیسیونر محیط زیست، امور دریایی و شیلات اتحادیه اروپا 2016-04-18 09:41

    EU commissioners ‘hail helping Iran’s economy, environment’

    TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (MNA) – Iran’s head of Department of Environment has received in two different session two European commissioners, where she has waged efforts to secure their active role in addressing Iran’s pressing issues of environmental destruction.

  • jahangiri 2016-03-31 14:28

    Water scarcity future threat: First VP

    TEHRAN, Mar. 31 (MNA) – In opening ceremonies of several agricultural projects in south of Tehran Province, Iranian First VP Es'hagh Jahangiri voiced concern on possibility of water shortage in the near future.

  • unesco 2016-03-23 10:53

    700 mn people without access to drinkable water

    HAVANA, Mar. 23 (MNA) – The Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, reported that more than 700 million people globally still remain without access to clean water.

  • watershed management 2016-03-03 21:56

    FAO urges joint cooperation on water scarcity in Iran

    TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (MNA) – FAO representative to Iran says the organization advocates collective partnership in combating water scarcity in Iran.

  • چیت چیان نیرو 2016-02-16 13:07

    Iran, Algeria to found joint water company

    TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (MNA) – Iranian minister of energy has announced the plan to establish four Iranian-Algerian companies in the fields of water resources, dam construction as well as water management.

  • پسروی آب خلیج گرگان 2016-01-25 13:42

    Iran, UK to hold linked workshop on water management

    TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) – Iranian and British researchers will gather at Imperial College London this week to hold academic discussion on water management.

  • watershed management 2015-12-01 14:01

    Tehran to establish Intl. Center for Watershed Management

    TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) – Deputy of Forest, Range and Watershed Organization has announced UNESCO’s agreement with the launch of an international center for watershed management in Tehran in early 2016.

  • expo 2015-09-22 22:50

    323 firms at 11th Iran Intl. Water & Wastewater Expo

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – More than 300 foreign and domestic companies will be participating at the 11th International Water and Wastewater Exhibition of Iran, making it one of the largest exhibitions of its kind in the Middles East.

  • سد کارون 4 2015-09-09 10:34

    Iran-Oman agree on dam construction

    TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) – Iranian companies will construct dams in Oman, said Iran’s Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian on Tuesday.