Sunday, September 9, 2012

Nasseri qanat
















Until 1927, Tehran depended for drinking water on its many qanats Elahiyeh, Baghshah (Naseriyeh), Bahaolmolk, Nasserolmolk, Baharestan, Sefarat Rusiyeh, Shahak, Beryanak, Pamenar, Rahmatabad, Jalaliyeh, Sefarat Engilis, Karim Abad, Sedghiyeh, Shah, Nezamiyeh, Alaoddoleh, Haj Ali Reza, Mehrgard, Mobarak Abad, Mokhles Abad, Mehsi Abad, Safar Abad, Jamshid Abad, Makhsoos, Shahabolmolk, Najafabad, Sardar, Kosariyeh, Akbar Abad, Yousof Abad, Behjat Abad, Amin Al-Malaki. The most important was the Nasseri Qanat (shah-qanat). It was built for public use and served drinking water until 1961.