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History

History

After stopping the activities of “National Institute of Hydrology”, there were several facts and figures to encourage different groups to follow the idea of establishment of a new water related institute at the University of Tehran. Of these facts and figures one can mentions the following: the importance and vital role of water in human life, the large volume of water works and projects in I.R. Iran, the extent of water industry related sciences and technologies, comprehensive educational and research activities at University of Tehran.
In February 2000, The University of Tehran Board of Directors agreed to establish a coordination committee for water related issues. One of the first achievements of this committee was to run the 3rd National Hydraulic Conference in 2001 in collaboration with Iranian Hydraulic Association. Finally the activities of this committee resulted in the official establishment of University of Tehran Water Institute (UTWI) in March 2004.