11:30 September 09, 2015 | Officials | KotaykWater 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
13:48 September 08, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk“Tezh” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
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:
14:17 September 04, 2015 | Forest | Kotayk | TavushArmenian 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,
17:31 September 03, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk“Arjadzor” SHPP: Monitoring Results
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:
14:39 September 03, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | KotaykMeghradzor Residents: 'If SHPP Is Established Here, Let Them Provide Villagers with Free Power: That's It.'
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
16:15 August 17, 2015 | Water | Ararat | KotaykNot 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
14:50 August 05, 2015 | Officials | KotaykState 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
11:07 July 30, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | KotaykHow Water is Managed in Goght Village (Photos)
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.
18:00 July 18, 2015 | Sevan | KotaykIf 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
15:57 June 30, 2015 | Forest | Kotayk | Lori | Shirak10 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
13:29 June 23, 2015 | Biodiversity | KotaykKhosrov 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
13:29 June 17, 2015 | Water | KotaykWorld 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
12:46 June 17, 2015 | Officials | KotaykEnvironmental Specialist from PIU of State Committee on Water Industry: Azat River Will Preserve Environmental Flow
Martiros Nalbandyan, a specialist at PIU of State Committee on Water Industry is sure that Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system won’t pose any environmental hazard. The system will be constructed in immediate proximity to Khosrov Reserve and Symphony of Stones
14:17 June 12, 2015 | Mining | KotaykKaputan Launched Signature Collections against Abovyan Iron Mine Development
Kaputan community residents, Kotayk Region, have launched a signature collection against the development of Abovyan iron mine, as Pan-Armenian Environmental Front Member Levon Galstyan
16:00 June 08, 2015 | Water | Kotayk“Jump Armenia” Environmental Campaign Participants Jumped into Azat River (Photos)
In the frames of “Jump Armenia” environmental campaign 28 young people jumped into the Azat River at 15:15 on 7 June. The objective of the campaign is to raise the issue of the conservation of water resources in Armenia
13:12 May 22, 2015 | Mining | KotaykDrinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
It should be mentioned that according to hydrogeologist Ruben Yadoyan the iron in Hrazdan mine is on surface, while in case of Abovyan the mine is located underneath the waters,
18:43 April 14, 2015 | Biodiversity | Ararat | Kotayk | Syunik | Vayots dzorEcocorridors - New Protected Areas in Armenia
WWF Armenia launches a new project on creation of eco-corridors that will connect the specially protected areas. The first corridor will run from Arevik National Park to Khosrov reserve. It will include
19:39 April 03, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik | KotaykHousehold Waste Management in 8 Armenian Towns Costs 8.07 Million Euros
“Solid Waste Management in Kotayk Region” project is implemented in Abovyan, Byureghavan, Charentsavan, Hrazdan, Nor Hatchn, Sevan, Tsaghkadzor and Yeghvard towns
16:23 April 02, 2015 | Officials | KotaykThis Time Aram Harutyunyan To Head State Committee of Water Economy?
This Time Aram Harutyunyan To Head State Committee of Water Economy?
15:22 April 01, 2015 | Forest | KotaykTree Planting in Aragyugh Community Area
On 10 April “ATP” Charity Fund will carry out a tree planting in the area of Aragyugh community, Kotayq Region, in the area