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Lake Urmia revival eradicates 450,000 ha of SDS hotspots 16 May 2021

Lake Urmia revival eradicates 450,000 ha of SDS hotspots

The restoration of Lake Urmia has eradicated 450,000 hectares of sand and dust storm (SDS) hotspots, according to the latest studies.

Lake Urmia water level rises by 35cm 13 Apr 2020

Lake Urmia water level rises by 35cm

The water level at Lake Urmia, northwestern Iran, currently stands at 1,271 meters above sea level.

Drought Lake Urmia under FAO investigation 28 Jan 2020

Drought Lake Urmia under FAO investigation

The initial findings of a drought vulnerability and impact assessment in the Lake Urmia basin conducted to help the implementation of an integrated drought management system.

Lake Urmia likely to revive in 10 years; building our hopes up? 19 Jul 2018

Lake Urmia likely to revive in 10 years; building our hopes up?

TEHRAN — Chief of West Azarbaijan province’s Department of Environment, Parviz Arasteh, has said that Lake Urmia will be revived within the next 10 years, but is he building our hopes up? Lake Urmia, was once gloriously shining like a turquoise in northwest Iran, but within 20 years the lake went down the pan as […]

Water transfer won’t revive Lake Urmia: official 14 May 2018

Water transfer won’t revive Lake Urmia: official

TEHRAN — Water transfer won’t restore Lake Urmia, Hedayat Fahimi, an official with the Ministry of Energy has said, noting that promoting sustainable agriculture is the way to save the lake. Lake Urmia, located in northwestern Iran, used to be the largest salt-water lake in the Middle East and a home to flamingos, pelicans, egrets […]

Is inter-basin water transfer a cure for exhausted Lake Urmia? 12 Apr 2018

Is inter-basin water transfer a cure for exhausted Lake Urmia?

TEHRAN — The “turquoise solitaire of Azarbaijan”, Lake Urmia, is meeting its end by turning into a barren field of exposed salt water and there are a few options available to restore the lake, most probably not to its former glory. The lake, located in northwestern Iran, used to be the largest salt-water lake in […]

Lake Urmia comes back to life 07 Apr 2018

Lake Urmia comes back to life

TEHRAN – During the first days of the current Iranian year 1397, Lake Urmia water level has risen compared to the past and life has come back to the lake.

Lake Urmia water level increases 12 Mar 2018

Lake Urmia water level increases

TEHRAN – The level of water in Lake Urmia, northwestern Iran, has increased thanks to releasing of water from dams and also good precipitation in the region. Lake Urmia is one of the largest permanent hypersaline lakes in the world. The volume of water at the lake in 1997 measured at 30 billion cubic meters […]

Lake Urmia depletion will cause great discomfort 21 Jan 2018

Lake Urmia depletion will cause great discomfort

TEHRAN – The total dryness of Lake Urmia will have a large negative impact on the health and livelihood of local communities and even beyond. One of the largest permanent hypersaline lakes in the world, Lake Urmia is located in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan and was considered the largest lake in the Middle […]