Experts recommend policy changes to improve state water crisis

Nevada is entering its fifth year of drought. Over the last year, experts – dubbed the Nevada Drought Forum – have analyzed the water crisis and have offered recommendations to improve the state’s policies surrounding water management.

The recommendations included educating the public on the importance of conservation efforts, continued research on state water data and developing a long-term plan for water recycling and drought management.

Read more here: New drought report could be state water-policy road map

Tehran festival to promote water ethics, awareness

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.

Read more here: ‘Mehr-e Ab’ festival to promote water consumption ethics among teachers, students