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Iran facing race against time to tackle water crisis
Some major Iranian cities are facing water rationing and other mandatory restrictions if the worst dry spell in more than 50 years persists.
Tehran concerned over lowering water levels
Karaj Dam and Talighan Dam are two of satellite dams of Tehran providing the drinking water and running water of the metropolis. But low rainfall of the recent fall has been concerning the experts. Talighan’s capacity was lowered to 61 percent of its previous full supply volume, showing a three percent decrease vis-à-vis last year’s records, while Karaj was reduced to 63 percent, showing a two percent fall in comparison with last year’s numbers, ,MNA reported.
Water and compounds essential for life found on ancient meteorites
Scientists have discovered liquid water and organic compounds essential for life on two ancient meteorites that fell to Earth almost 20 years ago.
Fish use deafness gene to sense water motion
Fish sense water motion the same way humans sense sound, according to new research out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
ICRC buying fuel to pump clean water in Yemen
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday it was making a “stop-gap” purchase of fuel so as to provide clean water to one million people in the Yemeni cities of Hodeida and Taiz for one month.
Tooth decay higher in children who do not drink tap water
American children and adolescents who do not drink tap water, which is typically fluoridated, are much more likely to have tooth decay, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Evidence of water on Mars actually grain flows
New research undermines evidence used to suggest water still flows on present day Mars.
Why hot water freezes faster than cold water
A team of researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, the Universidad de Extremadura and the Universidad de Sevilla have defined a theoretical framework that could explain the Mpemba effect, a counterintuitive physical phenomenon revealed when hot water freezes faster than cold water.
Sustainable water management, a lever for green growth in Africa
Sustainable water supply is imperative for economic growth, but so often gets side-lined in the rush for development. The unanticipated consequence is a global economy that is increasingly stunted by water resource challenges, with worldwide predictions suggesting that global water demand will increase by approximately 75 percent more than global water supply in the next 30 years!
Iran developing indigenous farming model to save water
Iran is developing an indigenous farming and cultivation model that will be compatible with the country's climate and resources, with the aim of cutting water consumption.
Over 100 foreign firms to take part in 13th Iran water expo
The 13th Iran International Water and Wastewater Exhibition will be held in Tehran from October 16 to 19 with the participation of 105 foreign companies and 258 Iranian firms.
More evidence of water on Mars
River deposits exist across the surface of Mars and record a surface environment from over 3.5 billion years ago that was able to support liquid water at the surface.
Scientists map water across Moon's soil
For the first time, scientists have mapped the distribution of water across lunar soil.
In Kabul, access to safe drinking water is a matter of money
In affluent areas of the Afghan capital, sky-blue vans make daily deliveries of huge plastic water-cooler jars, dropping them at embassies, offices and ornate private homes surrounded by high walls.

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