Director of the National Commission for UNESCO's Natural Sciences, was appointed With the decree of the Secretary-General of the UNESCO-Iran Commission and in line with the prospect of development, expansion and realization of the goals of the commission, and in view of the importance of promoting public awareness on the maintenance and preservation of national resources, attention to environmental and natural resources and the importance of protecting Iranian natural resources , Dr. Seyed Ali Chavashian, was appointed director of the Department of Natural Science of the National Commission for UNESCO-Iran. It is worth mentioning that Chavashian holds a PhD in [...]
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International Conference on Water and City is going to be held on 3-6 September in Yazd, Iran. The main themes of the Conference will be on: HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS AND THE IRANIAN CIVILIZATION INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS LEARNING FROM HISTORY: HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS AND URBAN CIVILIZATION WATER ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE IN LAND PLANNING AND URBAN DESIGN PROJECTS HERITAGE AND INNOVATION: INTEGRATING HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS AND URBAN STRUCTURES TODAY RCUWM-Tehran is actively participating in this workshop, presenting 2 papers on “River Restoration” and “Blue-Green Plan”.
Project: Urban Water Management in the Region (Inventory, Problem Assessments and Scenarios for Development) Date: March 2003- November 2004 Objectives/Outcomes: In this report the demographic, economic and urbanization challenges of the region, as well as methodology and some preliminary results were presented. Based on the analysis of these conducted studies, the following interventions should be addressed: Develop water demand management strategy and campaign; Improve wastewater collection and treatment systems; Encourage reuse and recycling of treated wastewater; Renovate or replace aging infrastructure by adapted systems; Install leakage detection systems in water supply networks and reduce UFW; Promote water conservation [...]
GPR (Ground Penetration Radar) studies and survey of about 200Km. roads and passage networks in Tehran city for detecting potential cavitiesSite Admin 2018-08-29T13:42:31+04:30
Project: GPR (Ground Penetration Radar) studies and survey of about 200Km. roads and passage networks in Tehran city for detecting potential cavities Date: May 2017- September 2017 Objectives/Outcomes: Tehran Engineering and Technical Consulting Organization (TETCO) has recently purposed to utilize and take benefit of Japanese road cavity investigation technic in Tehran City and plan to implement the road cavity inspection using Japanese Consultant. Thus, all survey and consultancy services, investigation and inspection of the road cavity by one leading- edge GPR device and two handy GPR devices and also related coring and borehole equipment is assigned to the [...]
Project: Data Bank of UWM Literature, Organizations and Human Resources in the Region Date: January 2003 to December 2004 Objectives/Outcomes: The main objective of the project was to prepare an informative platform to enable access to the most relevant source data about existing literature, institutions concerned, and professionals involved in the region. A data base has been developed based on available materials. The geographical area covered the states in Middle East and CIS countries.
Project: Master Plan Study on Water Management in Kabul River Basin Date: January - December 2004 Objectives/Outcomes: Analysing existing water resources conditions of Kabul basin; Water resources and demand assessment Analysing the options and selecting the best feasible projects for fulfilment of water demands with taking the environmental requirement into consideration Preparing the following plans with taking the natural, technical, socio- economical and financial constraints into account: Developing agricultural and irrigation plans and water resources development projects; Urban and industrial water supply plans; Water quality management plans; Demand management plans; Basic data and information acquisition plans. [...]
Project: Tehran Water Conservation Demonstration Date: July 2005- February 2006 Objectives/Outcomes: This demonstration project, supported by RCUWM-Tehran and partly funded by ESCAP, is part of the process to establish a range of in-house water savings measures which could be form the basis for a city-wide water efficiency plan for Tehran. It is noted that there are a range of other measures, such as financial incentives and legal/regulatory measures, but due to the limited time frame available, focus under this project is on technical and public awareness measures. The overall objective was to achieve measurable progress in improving the [...]
Project: Training and Capacity Building, Tehran River Restoration Master Plan Date: March 2014- March 2016 Brief Description: A strategic program for seven river valleys in Tehran was placed in the agenda of architecture and urbanization deputy, Tehran Municipality in 2012 in concern with the proposals of Tehran Master Plan. On the other hand, regarding the proposals of Tehran Storm- Water Management Master Plan, the necessity to complete and continue the studies on Tehran river valleys strategic plan was considered with river basin management approach as well as river buffer zone. Therefore, Tehran Rivers and Qanats restoration and engineering [...]
Project: Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Date: February 2016- March 2017 In the Islamic Republic of Iran, the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company (NWWEC) controls the administration of the water supply. As a measure to mitigate water shortages, it encourages the reduction of non-revenue water (NRW) using its own technologies. However, due to the deterioration of aging facilities, the average percentage of NRW is still in excess of 25%. The Government of Iran requested Japanese technical cooperation to deal with NRW in Khansar City in Isfahan Province. A survey was implemented to gather and analyze background information relating to [...]