The Education Department in Iran’s capital city of Tehran will host the first Mehr-e Ab, a festival focusing on the city’s ongoing water crisis. The country has been crippled by a water shortage caused by climate change, low rainfall and poor water management. Officials hope the festival will bring awareness to water ethics as well as educate teachers and students on the importance of water conservation.
San Diego’s three major universities are sharing important lessons from the California water crisis. San Diego State University, UC-San Diego and the University of San Diego are promoting water conservation across campus. The schools have been honored for their eco-friendly efforts, including the installation of low-flow sinks and toilets, waterless urinals and water-efficient sprinklers.
Read more here: Water-saving lessons from San Diego universities