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Disputes around Qaghtsrashen Problematic Project Reached Yerevan
20:09 January 22, 2016 | Water | Kotayk | Yerevan
Disputes around Qaghtsrashen Problematic Project Reached Yerevan Video
On 22 January a discussion was planned to be held at 11:00 in “ArmHydroEnergyProject” CJSC in regard with “Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System” project. When all the people interested gathered on the site of
Again Qaghtsrashen Irrigation System, This Time Hearings in Yerevan
16:14 January 21, 2016 | Water | Kotayk | Yerevan
Again Qaghtsrashen Irrigation System, This Time Hearings in Yerevan
Tomorrow, on 22 January at 11:00, discussion will be held on ' Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System' at 'HydroEnergyNakhagits'. The discussion has been
Garni Residents: Road Blocking Left to Fight against Qaghtsrashen Project
15:04 December 21, 2015 | Water | Kotayk
Garni Residents: Road Blocking Left to Fight against Qaghtsrashen Project
Today, at about 10:00 a.m., Garni residents blocked Garni-Yerevan highway and demanded to stop the implementation of “Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System” program. Garni residents keep on insisting this program
Attempt Was Made To Prevent Garni Residents' Participation in Public Discussions with Persuasions And Threats
14:46 October 27, 2015 | SOS | Kotayk
Attempt Was Made To Prevent Garni Residents' Participation in Public Discussions with Persuasions And Threats
On 23 October 'Water Industry' PIU state institution held public hearings in Garni Village to discuss environmental and social impacts with the population. Garni residents, who rejected this program from the first day
“Erebuni” State Reserve Area Expanded by 31.5134 ha
17:54 October 01, 2015 | Officials | Kotayk
“Erebuni” State Reserve Area Expanded by 31.5134 ha
The area of “Erebuni” State Reserve has been expanded by 31.5134 ha: on 1 October 2015 the executive adopted its resolution, which lays
“Goght 1” and “Goght 2” SHPPs: Monitoring Results (Photos)
16:49 September 23, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk
“Goght 1” and “Goght 2” SHPPs: Monitoring Results (Photos) Video
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” the expert group visited Kotayk Region for “Goght 1” and “Goght 2” SHPPs. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out
Impact of “Aroghj Sunk” LLC on Environment and Affected Communities To Be Discussed in Byureghavan
16:04 September 18, 2015 | Air | Kotayk
Impact of “Aroghj Sunk” LLC on Environment and Affected Communities To Be Discussed in Byureghavan
On 19 September, at 11:00 a.m., the negative impact of “Aroghj Sunk” LLC on the environment and project-affected communities will be discussed at Byurghavan Municipality, Kotayk Region. The discussions will be carried out
"Qaghtsrashen" Project To Be Implemented At Expense of Drying Azat River and Depriving Garni of Water
14:54 September 10, 2015 | Water | Kotayk
"Qaghtsrashen" Project To Be Implemented At Expense of Drying Azat River and Depriving Garni of Water
As it turned out the task of the committee members having arrived at Azat gorge on 21 August was not to find out the factual water amount in the river through the measurements, but to record their desirable figures with fraud
Water Measurements Show: Qaghtsrashen Project Viable
11:30 September 09, 2015 | Officials | Kotayk
Water Measurements Show: Qaghtsrashen Project Viable
First of all, this summer was the hottest one in the last 172 years in our meteorological history. According to Arm State Hydrometereological Service, temperature in June – August fluctuated from 38-39 C degrees for 20 days and from 40 to 41 degrees
“Tezh” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
13:48 September 08, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk
“Tezh” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos) Video
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” the expert group visited “Tezh” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
Armenian Police Tracing Illegal Tree Felling
14:17 September 04, 2015 | Forest | Kotayk | Tavush
Armenian Police Tracing Illegal Tree Felling
On 2 September 2015 the policemen of Kotayk Regional Division arrested people in Hrazdan Town, Kotayq Region and Dilijan Town, in Tavush Region,
“Arjadzor” SHPP: Monitoring Results
17:31 September 03, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk
“Arjadzor” SHPP: Monitoring Results Video
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” the expert group visited “Arjadzor” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
Meghradzor Residents: 'If SHPP Is Established Here, Let Them Provide Villagers with Free Power: That's It.'
14:39 September 03, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk
Meghradzor Residents: 'If SHPP Is Established Here, Let Them Provide Villagers with Free Power: That's It.' Video
The SHPPs collect water in the dam they constructed mainly in the summer, afterward the deprive the whole river of the water. They let out water for certain time period to produce electricity, so villagers don’t have any opportunity
Not Enough Water in Azad River to Build World Bank Financed Irrigation Project
16:15 August 17, 2015 | Water | Ararat | Kotayk
Not Enough Water in Azad River to Build World Bank Financed Irrigation Project
Water readings taken in July and August have shown that there isn’t enough water flowing in the Azad River to build the World Bank financed gravity fed Kaghtsrashen irrigation project
State Environmental Inspection Reached Decision to Suspend Byureghavan Branch of “Aroghj Sunk” LLC
14:50 August 05, 2015 | Officials | Kotayk
State Environmental Inspection Reached Decision to Suspend Byureghavan Branch of “Aroghj Sunk” LLC
On 30.07.2015 the State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry reached a decision to suspend the operation of
How Water is Managed in Goght Village (Photos)
11:07 July 30, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk
How Water is Managed in Goght Village (Photos) Video
Both of the SHPPs are included in the irrigation system of the community. As the founder of "Jaghatsi Dzor" CJSC Markos Gharibyan ensures after building the pipeline the annual irrigation lands get increased.
If Yeghvard Reservoir Reconstruction is Implemented, Water Intake from Lake Sevan will Be Reduced by 50 Million Cubic Meters
18:00 July 18, 2015 | Sevan | Kotayk
If Yeghvard Reservoir Reconstruction is Implemented, Water Intake from Lake Sevan will Be Reduced by 50 Million Cubic Meters
The Armenian Government applied to the International Development Agency of Japan to support the project. Now we together with the Japanese are implementing the technical and economic feasibility stage, after which there will be the detailed project and finally
10 Forests to Be Establish in Northern Armenia
15:57 June 30, 2015 | Forest | Kotayk | Lori | Shirak
10 Forests to Be Establish in Northern Armenia
10 forests will be planted in Armenia's Shirak, Lori and Kotayk Regions, which will symbolize Western Armenia’s communities, which were persecuted during the Genocide. Forests initiation is made
Khosrov Forest Doesn't Comply with Status of "State Reserve"?
13:29 June 23, 2015 | Biodiversity | Kotayk
Khosrov Forest Doesn't Comply with Status of "State Reserve"?
The issue of safety of “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve remains focused by scholars and environmentalists. Marina Oganezova, Dr. In Biological Sciences, and
World Bank Not Aware of Garni Residents’ Concerns
13:29 June 17, 2015 | Water | Kotayk
World Bank Not Aware of Garni Residents’ Concerns
World Bank representative Winston Yu is not aware of the complaint from Garni community residents in regard with the Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system

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