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New Properties of Water Discovered 16 Aug 2018

New Properties of Water Discovered

A team of scientists has uncovered new molecular properties of water — a discovery of a phenomenon that had previously gone unnoticed. Liquid water is known to be an excellent transporter of its own autoionization products; that is, the charged species obtained when a water molecule (H2O) is split into protons (H+) and hydroxide ions […]

ICT Ministry to help promote smart irrigation to overcome water shortage 28 Jul 2018

ICT Ministry to help promote smart irrigation to overcome water shortage

TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology plan to support smart irrigation in a bid to help deal with water shortage in the country, ILNA reported. The plan was proposed in an agreement signed by ICT ministry and the Ministry of Agriculture on Sunday. Through smart irrigation, water usage decreases by 35 percent, […]

China finances water supply project in Khuzestan prov 07 Jul 2018

China finances water supply project in Khuzestan prov

 A Chinese company signed an agreement – within the framework of joint venture (JV) contract – with Iran on financing water supply project in northeastern part of Khuzestan province. For this purpose, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between Khuzestan Water and Power Authority (KWPA) and Chinese SEPCO for launching water supply project in […]

The maddening ‘plink, plink’ of dripping water decoded 23 Jun 2018

The maddening ‘plink, plink’ of dripping water decoded

In the middle of the night it becomes a form of psychological torture, the insidious “plink…” (wait-for-it) “plink…” (wait-for-it) “plink…” of drops falling, one-by-one, into water. Scientists said Friday that they had finally cracked the “dripping tap” enigma and know exactly how the sound is generated. In 1908, Arthur Mason Worthington published a treatise, “A […]

Energy min. in Brasilia to attend 8th edition of World Water Forum 20 Mar 2018

Energy min. in Brasilia to attend 8th edition of World Water Forum

TEHRAN- Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian, heading a delegation, left Tehran for Brasilia on Sunday to attend the 8th edition of the World Water Forum which is running from March 18 to 23, IRNA reported. The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council (WWC), an […]

Top bottled water brands contaminated with plastic particles: report 15 Mar 2018

Top bottled water brands contaminated with plastic particles: report

The world’s leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles that are likely seeping in during the packaging process, according to a major study across nine countries published Wednesday. “Widespread contamination” with plastic was found in the study, led by microplastic researcher Sherri Mason of the State University of New York at […]

Iran’s first water ambulance operational 13 Feb 2018

Iran’s first water ambulance operational

TEHRAN – The first water ambulance in Iran was launched in the southern province of Hormozgan on Saturday with Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi in attendance, Tasnim reported. Costing nearly 33 billion rials (around $750,000) the water ambulance is bought with the contributions made by benefactors active in the health sector and equipped by Hormozgan […]

14 Jan 2018

Qouri Qaleh: Asia’s Biggest, Most Amazing Water Cave

TEHRAN – Qouri Qaleh, which is the world’s biggest and most amazing water cave is located 84 km from Kermanshah city along the road to Paveh and to the north of Javanroud town. The cave, which is currently considered one of the most important tourism attractions of Kermanshah province, is believed by experts to be […]

Simple Water Test Could Prevent Crippling Bone Disease 15 Nov 2017

Simple Water Test Could Prevent Crippling Bone Disease

A simple colour-changing test to detect fluoride in drinking water, devised by researchers at the University of Bath, could in the future prevent the crippling bone disease , skeletal fluorosis, in developing countries such as India and Tanzania. Whilst low amounts of fluoride are beneficial for healthy teeth, high levels of fluoride can weaken bones, leading to […]