Iran Drafts New Proposals to Save Lake Urmia

22 Apr 2014 by Local Press Report

A working group on Lake Urmia's revival has prepared a new package of proposals to save Lake Urmia, which is experiencing its worst drought condition for many years. The package of proposals will be submitted to the Iranian administration by early June. Over 70 percent of Lake Urmia's water has dried up. The level of the water has been declining since 1995. Issa Kalantari, the secretary of the working group tasked with Lake Urmia's revival, said 19 solutions had been proposed earlier to save the lake, but they proved to be impractical, Iran's ISNA news agency reported. So, the new package of proposals, which is science-based and practical, will be submitted to the administration, Kalantari added...

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