Water supply

Water shortages a looming threat for Greek isles

Year after year, the pressure increases. On the one hand, there is the explosive growth of tourism, followed by an increase in consumption; on the other, there is drought. The small Aegean islands are preparing for the start of the tourist season with their reservoirs empty, their boreholes pumping brackish water, and an increasing dependence on desalination.

Water shortage to pose risk to food supply: Report

Türkiye is faced with the danger of losing some 20 percent of its water resources by 2030, which will pose a significant risk to its food supply, according to a study by the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry.

The report studied how climate change would affect the country's underground and surface water resources by 2100.

Istanbul’s water consumption hits peak in 2023

The year 2023 has gone down as the year with the highest water consumption in Istanbul's history.

Istanbul Municipality subsidiary General Directorate of Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration (İSKİ) provided a total of 1.117 billion cubic meters of water to the city in 2023, breaking water consumption records.