Organisation Organisation > Research Center
Name ICQHS – International Center on Qanats and historic Hydraulic Structures
Type Research Center
Where Yazd, IRAN

Since Year 2000 a special Unit was established, under the auspices of UNESCO, for the exploitation and preservation of more than 34.000 running Qanats in the Country.


Recognition, transfer of knowledge and experiences, promotion of information and capacities, regarding all the aspects of Qanat technology and other historic hydraulic structures to fulfill sustainable development of water resources

Partners UNESCO, Egypt National Research, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Università degli Studi di Salerno, UNDP

0098 35 38258393

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Mojtame Edarat, Daneshjoo Blvd.,8916188117,Yadz, Iran

Year 2015
Category Cultural Heritage Water Resources
Target global
Title 2nd IWA Workshop on Evolution of Qanat and Relevant Hydraulic …