Rains, restoration help Lake Urmia improve

Financial Tribune – Lake Urmia water level is on the rise following good rainfall that started last year and restoration programs carried out recently.

The programs include efficient management of surface and underground water in the lake’s vicinity, IRNA reported.

One of the main measures included in the Lake Urmia Restoration Program is to divert water from Kani Sib Dam in West Azarbaijan Province to the lake, which involves construction of a 35km tunnel.