SHPPs on Dali River (Forecast) (2014)
Risk Level: 2
|Sruface discharge volume in river section %, water||31||2|
|Disastrous Condition||Critical Condition||Normal Condition|
Dali River in Critical Condition
The Dali River flows in Syunik Region, it’s one of Vorotan tributaries. It rises from the south-west slope of Syunik high land. Its length is 26 km, the catchment basin is 136 km. Its water is used for irrigation purposes.
As of 1 January 2014, under the licenses issued by Public Services Regulatory Committee and the main indicators of small hydro power plants operated by hydropower companies, “Sisakan-1” SHPP is constructed on this river, which is operated by “Loraget HPP” LLC, derivation length – 2196 meters.
As of 1 January 2013, under the licenses issued by Public Services Regulatory Committee the construction license for “Dali” SHPP was issued to be operated by “Khachatryan Brothers” LLC, derivation length – 6074 meters.
Thus, SHPPs will pipe a total of 8270 meters of the Dali River area, which makes up 31.80% of the Dali River.
Under EcoLur’s Ecological Risk Model, this indicator is critical for the river.