Is the Capital of Iran Heading for an Imminent Disaster?

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According to information provided by Scienсe Alert, Tehran may fall underground after some time.

The results of the study conducted by German scientists indicate an annual soil subsidence by 25 cm in some areas of the city. The reason for this is the excessive consumption of water resources caused by rapid population growth, the development of the nearby cities and the industrial sector.

To prevent this catastrophe, the consequences of which will be irreversible an effective water management should be introduced.