The water level of Urmia Lake has reached 1,271.42 meters as a
result of the recent rainfall in Iran, Aqil Agdasi, director of the
Water Resources Research Center of Iran’s East Azerbaijan province,
The water level increased by 70 centimeters this Iranian year
compared to last Iranian year (started on March 21, 2018), Agdasi
Trend reports referring to IRNA.
The current water level of Urmia Lake increased by 1.17 meters in
September of this Iranian year compared to September of last
Iranian year, he said.
The current water area of the Urmia Lake is 647 kilometers
this Iranian year compared to last Iranian year which is 1,201
square kilometres more compared to September of last Iranian
The water volume of the Urmia Lake was 1.94 billion cubic meters
in September of last Iranian year. To date, this figure has
increased by 3.84 billion cubic meters.
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