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Water Security in Human Settlements

2022-06-15T12:02:08+03:30 1st May, 2022|

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Water Security in Human Settlements

Best Practices and lessons learned

in arid and semi-arid areas

Date: Published 2022

Brief Description

This publication is the outcome of an expert- group meeting organized by Regional Center on Urban Water Management (RCUWM) under the auspices of UNESCO with the aim of providing practical advice to improve water security in human settlements, using best practices, lesson learned and effective tools, specifically in arid and semi-arid areas. This book describes what such best practice and planning and management might involve, and uses several case […]

چگونه از طریق آزمایش و آنالیز فاضلاب می توان میزان شیوع ویروس کرونای جدید را آشکار کرد

2020-04-08T13:07:03+03:30 8th April, 2020|

ترجمه متن منتشره در نشریه معتبر نیچر، تاریخ انتشار 15 فروردین 1399 مطابق با سوم آوریل 2020

برای مطالعه اصل مقاله به زبان انگلیسی و رعایت حقوق مؤلفین لطفا به لینک زیر مراجعه فرمایید:

ترجمه توسط: مرکز منطقه ­ای مدیریت آب شهری

خلاصه نکات مهم:

مواد ژنتیکی ویروس بیماری کووید 19 (به اصطلاح RNA) در فاضلاب قابل ردیابی است. آزمایش فاضلاب تصفیه­ خانه ­ها می ­تواند به عنوان روشی برای برآورد تعداد کل مبتلایان و روند تغییرات به شمار رود.


How sewage could reveal true scale of Coronavirus outbreak

2020-04-08T14:48:00+03:30 8th April, 2020|

برای دریافت ترجمه فارسی اینجا را کلیک کنید

Wastewater testing could also be used as an early-warning sign if the virus returns.

by: Smriti Mallapaty

More than a dozen research groups worldwide have started analysing wastewater for the new coronavirus as a way to estimate the total number of infections in a community, given that most people will not be tested. The method could also be used to detect the coronavirus if it returns to communities, say scientists. So far, researchers have found traces of the virus in the Netherlands, the United States and Sweden.

Analysing wastewater — used water that goes […]

Urban Water Economics

2022-09-21T12:59:36+03:30 4th June, 2019|

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Urban Water Economics

Application of Economics Theories and Policies

in the Water and Wastewater Services

Published: 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.

Iran spring flood situation

2019-10-08T14:49:45+03:30 16th April, 2019|

Recent floods in Iran, especially in Khuzestan province and the western watershed, have been a heavy and damaging experience for Iran. Considering the importance of learning lessons and gaining experience, satellite imagery and flood alert system reports of the European Union, presented here. A report of four weeks of floods using maps was translated and edited by the UNESCO Center for Urban Water Management for Persian people.

The most important flood events/news during the four weeks of flood in March-April 2019 were:

Week 1.

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting northern and southern Iran, most of Iraq, as well as eastern Turkey over the […]

Comparison of recent floods in Iran with the 2007 flood of Britain

2019-10-08T14:55:34+03:30 13th April, 2019|

Comparison of recent floods in Iran with the 2007 flood of Britain

Ali Chavoshian
Director of Regional Centre on Urban Water Management

Many authorities have been talking about recent floods inundations happening in March 2019 in Iran, comparing them with events in U.S.A or Japan. Regardless of these comparisons, political or not, if the scientific information leading to national flood report and decision-making is to be provided,  the closest event to these recent floods are the ones happened in June and July of 2007 in Britain (England, Scotland and Wales).

The flood […]

The World Water Development Report (WWDR 2019)

2019-10-08T15:22:52+03:30 22nd March, 2019|

The World Water Development Report (WWDR 2019)

The 2019 edition of the World Water Development Report (WWDR 2019) entitled “leaving No One Behind” seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, how improvement and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to overcoming poverty and addressing various other social and economic inequities. It was launched at the Human Rights Council, at the Plais des Nations in Geneva (Switzerland), on 19 March 2019. You can find more on the following link: