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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+00:00
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 [...]
Project: Development of a Grid-Based Precipitation Dataset for West Asia to Feed Climate Change Studies Date: July 2016- On-going Objectives/Outcomes: Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Networks (PERSIANN) is one of the popular satellite-based precipitation estimations which has three products in different spatio-temporal resolutions. In majority of cases, these data are used in policy making and therefore the users normally don’t have necessary technical capacity to work with these special file formats. Thus, a user-friendly precipitation database will be a great asset in monitoring long-term climate patterns, particularly in studying the climate change patterns in [...]
Project: Development of a National Water Security Atlas to Support Sustainable Water Governance in Iran Date: October 2016 – Ongoing Objectives/Outcomes: Water security is defined as sufficient, safe, affordable, and clean water to lead a healthy and productive life for all human beings, where communities are protected from floods, droughts, and water-borne diseases. This project aims at bringing the concept of water security into practice to support sustainable water governance. In this methodological research, the complex concept of water security is measured by weighted indicators based on different socio-economic and environmental aspects of water such as livelihood, economy, [...]