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  1. Iran Desal Project Will Accelerate Industrial Growth

    25 Jun 2019- 10:52 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Financial Tribune A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) and Farassan Industrial Group to expedit ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2019 - 10:52

  2. Water Transfer Plans Will Help Remedy Drought

    24 Aug 2017- 05:57 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Financial Tribune Transferring water from the Sea of Oman, the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea through pipelines to dry and water-stressed regions is the most effective strategy for tackling water shortage ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2017 - 05:57

  3. Six Iranian Cities Face Acute Water Shortages

    6 Apr 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Six major cities in Iran are facing acute water shortages, and water resources are under strain in another 450, Deputy Minister of Energy Sattar Mahmoudi warned last week. In an interview with the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2016 - 10:23

  4. Iran to Launch Desal Project to Provide Drinking Water to 17 Provinces

    4 Apr 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran is set to begin a project to provide desalinated water to 45 million people in 17 provinces, Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said last week. He said the project involved constructing "50 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2016 - 10:13

  5. Iran's MAPNA Considers More Desalination Plants in Persian Gulf

    7 Mar 2016- 08:55 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Zawya Iran's infrastructure group MAPNA has started studying developing more desalination plants on the shores of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman to produce fresh water, says the industrial group� ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2016 - 08:55

  6. Iranian Cleric Leads Prayers for Rain

    6 Oct 2014- 10:30 by Local Press Report TEHRAN BBC News A water shortage in Iran has become so acute that one of the country's leading ayatollahs has called on people to pray for rain, it's been reported. In a sermon marking the Eid Al-Adha reli ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2014 - 10:30

  7. Iran Allocates $45 Billion to Combat Drought in Isfahan

    26 Aug 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran’s First Vice President, Es’haq Jahangiri, announced this week that the government is allocating $45 billion USD to fight drought in the central province of Isfahan. He also stressed the need ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/26/2014 - 10:17

  8. Asry Wins Contract for RO Desalination Plant in Bahrain

    22 Aug 2014- 07:38 by Local Press Report MANAMA Gulf Daily News Asry, the leading ship and rig repair yard in the Arabian Gulf, has agreed a build-operate-transfer (BOT) contract for the completion and upgrading of a reverse osmosis seawater desalination ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2014 - 07:38

  9. Earthquake Cuts Water, Electricity in Western Iran

    20 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit western Iran on August 18th, 36 kilometers from the city of Abdanan, Ilam province, knocking out the city’s water, electricity and telephone lines. Officials rushed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2014 - 12:08

  10. Iran to Spend $2 Billion Per Year to Resolve Water Shortage

    14 Aug 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced this week that his administration will allocate at least $2 billion USD per year over the next several years to resolve the nation’s water shortage crisi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2014 - 10:23

  11. Saudi Arabia Awards Contracts for Infrastructure Projects in Jubail

    25 Jul 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Saudi Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu on July 20th signed two contracts worth $106 million USD for water, wastewater and other infrastructure projects in Jubail Industrial City. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2014 - 10:22

  12. Tehran’s Water Consumption Increases Despite Shortages

    17 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Water consumption in Iran’s capital city, Tehran, has increased by 3 percent over the last three months despite ongoing drought conditions, Tehran Governor Hossein Hashemi warned this week. Hashem ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2014 - 10:26

  13. Iran to Desalinate Persian Gulf Water to Counter Drought

    30 Jun 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran’s Energy Ministry is developing a project to desalinate and transfer water from the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman to the country’s Sistan and Balouchestan and central provinces, as a way t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2014 - 10:05

  14. Kuwait to Tender Mobile Water Facilities Project

    12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait The Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity and Water last week announced that it would soon tender a project to build mobile water facilities. "The ministry is currently preparing the technic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2014 - 10:04

  15. Saudi Arabia, Japanese Businesses Cooperate on Desal Projects

    10 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Officials at Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) are discussing future desalination projects with Japanese company officials, according to an SWCC official. “SWCC off ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2014 - 10:04