This year, 7% less water has flowed into the capital’s dams while 5% more water has flowed out of them. Shahrvand newspaper writes that the situation of the dams is critical. This year rainfall was 66% less than last year and Tehran snow reserves, which were at 1.5 meters last year are almost zero. The situation is no better throughout the country. More than half of the country’s dams have less than 40% water. The Ministry of Power has been unable to employ its two Antonov aircraft to seed the clouds due to the old age of the craft. Experts at the Ministry believe that seeding is only 15% effective. Although in the current situation, even that could be beneficial.
The CEO of Iran’s Water Resource Management Co., Mohammad Haj Rasouliha, announced the utilization of 50 new dams by March 2017. While there is just two months left to the end of the fifth five-year […]
Which foreign currency will replace US Dollar in Iranian reports? “Central Bank of Iran will change the currency used in the economic reports from US-Dollar to another foreign currency within the next two months”, announced […]
The Iran Chamber of Commerce hosted a conference on “Climate Change and its Effects on the Economy and Business.” Most speakers were in agreement on the use of solar power, focusing on low carbon economics […]