21:13 May 21, 2016 | Officials | KotaykPM Hovik Abrahamyan Announced About Cessation of Qaghtsrashen Project in Garni
Today, on 21 May, Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan announced about the cessation of Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system project in Garni. It should be mentioned
11:44 May 21, 2016 | SOS | KotaykArmstatewater's program made Garni and Goght people walk out
The water problem in Kotayk region is becoming more and more acute. On 20 May Garni residents blocked Garni-Yerevan highway for the third time: the reason is Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system project
13:25 May 20, 2016 | SOS | KotaykGarni Residents Ready to Block Garni-Yerevan Drinking Water Pipeline, if Government Doesn't Stop Qaghtsrashen Project
Garni residents have just made an announcement, they are going to block Garni-Yerevan highway till late at night
11:38 May 20, 2016 | SOS | KotaykProtest Demonstration in Garni: Garni Residents Blocked Garni-Yerevan Roadway (Photos)
Today, at 10:15 a.m., Garni community residents, Kotayk Region, blocked Garni-Yerevan road with the stones, and were protesting with the posters in their hands. Garni community residents were supported
18:16 May 19, 2016 | SOS | KotaykGarni Residents' Complaint on Qaghtsrashen Project Discussed in Washington
Over 520 Garni residents have put their signatures under the complaint – letter lodged to the Washington Headquarters on Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation
19:48 May 18, 2016 | SOS | KotaykOn 20 May Garni Residents Again Will Hold Protest Demonstration
Garni community residents will again hold a protest demonstration at 10:00, on 20 May, demanding to take out the heavy machinery from
19:04 May 17, 2016 | SOS | KotaykHeavy Machinery Again in Azat Gorge
The heavy machinery again drove into Azat Gorge today, on 16 May, on the second half of the day, for the construction of Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation project
18:27 May 17, 2016 | Water | KotaykThis Year Azat Reservoir Is Almost 100% Full
As of 17 May 2016, the Azat reservoir is almost 100% full: the capacity of the reservoir is 70 million cum, and now it’s full by
13:50 May 17, 2016 | Biodiversity | Ararat | KotaykNewly Founded "Red Mountain" Foundation Undertook Supervision over Buffer Zone of Khosrov Reserve (Photos)
According to the residents, Ishkhan Zaqaryan, Chairman of Control Chamber RA and several other people use this water to irrigate the orchards they established
12:13 May 17, 2016 | Water | KotaykQaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation Project Divided Garni Community into Two Fronts: Garni Community Residents vs. Garni Community Head
Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation Project has divided Garni community into two fronts: Garni community residents versus community head. Unlike Garni community residents
12:54 May 16, 2016 | SOS | KotaykGarni Activist Being Threatened
After the protest demonstration in Garni on 12 May Garni activist Aruzyak Ayvazyan is being threatened again.
19:21 May 13, 2016 | Water | KotaykEx and Current Regional Heqads of Kotayk Arrived in Garni To Discuss Qaghtsrashen Project
One month ago Garni residents clashed with the PIU of State Committee on Water Industry in regard with Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation project, when heavy machinery was brought into Azat Gorge
18:59 May 12, 2016 | SOS | KotaykAnother Discussion Around Qaghtsrashen Project Failed: Garni Residents Again Blocked Garni Yerevan Road (Photos)
Another discussion on Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation project, which was planned to be held in Garni community today, at 14:00, was failed. Garni residents refused to take part in the discussion initiated by the State Committee on Water Industry and declared
13:50 April 25, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk“Gndasar” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Gndasar” SHPP.
20:20 April 15, 2016 | SOS | KotaykS.O.S.!!! The Residents of Garni Village Threatened
Garni residents fighting against the construction of Qaghtsrashen irrigation system are threatened with phone calls and swearings are heard.
20:32 April 13, 2016 | Water | KotaykHeavy Machinery Taken out of Azat Gorge: Garni Residents Opened Highway
Upon the demand of Garni residents the heavy machinery designed for the construction of Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system
18:31 April 13, 2016 | SOS | KotaykConstruction Works Stopped in Azat Gorge, But Residents Continue Blocking Highway
The constructions works for Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system have been stopped, nevertheless, the residents are not opening the highway. 'We went down to Azat Gorge together with Garni residents
18:14 April 13, 2016 | Water | KotaykGarni Residents Brought Water Problem Out to Street
Garni-Yerevan highway is again blocked: on one side of the stones are Garni residents, on the other side – displeased drivers and policemen.
11:56 April 13, 2016 | SOS | KotaykGarni Residents Blocked Garni-Yerevan Highway and Demanding Prime Minister Resignation
Today morning Garni residents have blocked Garni-Yerevan highway joined by the environemtnal activists demanding to stop the destruction
18:28 April 01, 2016 | Water | Ararat | Kotayk | Vayots dzorWhether Armenia Can Meet Increasing Water Demand?
As compared with 2015 the water demand needed for irrigation will be added by 58.2 million cum in Ararat basin management area in 2021.