Publication: “Urban Water Economics” Date: May 2019 Brief Description: In this publication, the theoretical and applied subjects related to water economics are investigated from different perspectives. Water has to be considered as an economic good rather than a social service at a fixed rate. Our intention is not only to address the theoretical concepts of water economics but also to describe their application in water and wastewater services. Table of contents (PDF, 157 KB)
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World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition brings over 6,000 water, environment and related professionals from more than 100 countries and offers new insights into how pioneering science, technological innovation and leading practices shape the major transformation in water management that is underway. This event is taking place in Tokyo, Japan in September, attracting water professionals from over one hundred countries; the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition provides a unique opportunity to learn about the latest trends in leading practices, innovative technologies and pioneering science. Connecting people from across water and environment fields [...]
Date: 15 – 16 December 2003 Venue: Tehran - Iran Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, IDB Participating Countries/Organizations: Bangladesh, Egypt, France, Iran, Jordan, Libya, Malaysia, Oman, Tajikistan, The Netherlands, Turkey, and Yemen Number of Participants: 38 Number of Female Participants: 3 (7%) Objectives/Outcomes: Water and Environment Water Resources Management in Critical Conditions Shared Water Resource Management Participatory Water Management Several issues including importance of exchanging knowledge and experiences, capacity building, research, education, participatory approaches in water management and global attention to integrated water resources management were highlighted subjects considered in the concluding remarks, the proceedings of the above-mentioned symposium was published [...]
The International Water and Wastewater Operation & Maintenance Fair (With Focus on Promoting Resilience), (5-9 May 2018, Tehran, Iran) The 3rd exhibition’s approach was to promote resilience in the water and wastewater facilities Providing proper services and promoting the utilization of water and wastewater equipment and facilities while facing further water stress or natural hazards have been considered as one of the most important missions in the national scale for water utilities. The National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company and Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (under the auspices of UNESCO) have organized "The 3rd [...]
RCUWM Attends Governing Board Meeting of German Category 2 Centre The International Hydrological Programme (IHP) has a network of some 30+ “category 2” centers “under the auspices of UNESCO. ICIWaRM is one of these centers. It also plays a role in helping other category 2 centers in their governance and program development. An example of this is ICIWaRM’s role as a member of the Governing Board for the International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change, or ICWRCG, headquartered at the Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG) in Koblenz, Germany. ICWRGC held its fifth governing board meeting on [...]
National Water Scarcity Adaptation Working Group Formation of National Water Scarcity Adaptation Working Group at the end of last year (1396), has shown a changed approach to water management in Iran. This working group is going to make an effort to make right what Supreme Water Council hasn’t worked on, such as reducing water scarcity tension and moving forward to a better situation in water-related issues with the presence of all ministers. Iran’s Council of Ministers in the 6th of Esfand meeting-chairing by the president of Iran, Dr. Rouhani- approved the formation of this working group [...]
Research Publication: Integrated Urban Water Management, Arid and Semi-Arid Areas- (Handbook) Date: November 2012 Description: This book examines the integrated management of water resources in urban environments of arid and semi-arid regions of the world covering the following main issues: Access to water and sanitation services and infrastructure Urban wastewater pollution Water resources control Water-related disasters The six chapters of this book devoted to comprehensive water problems in arid and semi-arid areas, in which urban water systems are considered as a comprehensive unit. Urban water management, here, is considered as the two main components of «Urban Water Supply Systems» [...]
Date: to be published by 2019 Brief Description: This book aims at introducing theoretical background of water economics and discusses practical schemes and best practices to optimize water tariff and also economic consideration of water allocation as a limited resource to fulfill competing demand. There is also some explanation on advances in water economics.
Date: October 2016 – Ongoing Main Objectives: 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, health, environment, water-related hazards, and finally water diplomacy. The results are presented in the form [...]
Promoting International activities of the Water and Wastewater Affairs Ministry of Energy, I.R. IranSaeed 2018-08-11T09:53:42+00:00
Date: February 2017- Ongoing Main Objectives: By expanding communication between communities and governments in the international arena and the need for engagement to increase mutual understanding and establish legal frameworks for the expansion of relations, transnational and multilateral arrangements gradually emerged as a means to facilitate negotiations and tools for promoting regional and international institutional cooperation. The main aim of this document is targeted and effective communication with transnational arrangements and participating in regional and international events. This document is prepared and developed by the Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM-Tehran) in close cooperation with Ministry of Energy [...]