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Drinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
13:12 May 22, 2015 | Water | Kotayk
Drinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
Drinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
Gegharot River Water Again Muddy: Aragats Community Residents Converned: Village Head Sure It's Caused by Snow Melting
16:40 May 20, 2015 | Water | Aragatsotn
Gegharot River Water Again Muddy: Aragats Community Residents Converned: Village Head Sure It's Caused by Snow Melting
The river of Geghot river, Aragatsotn Region, which supplies water to Aragats community and irrigable land areas of several neighboring communities, have changed and become muddy in recent years.“The residents wondered what was the reason for
Around 30 ha of Forestation Project in Yerevan Endangered
15:25 May 05, 2015 | Water | Yerevan
Around 30 ha of Forestation Project in Yerevan Endangered
Because of lack of water in Azat reservoir the forestation works planned in “Erebuni” forestry enterprise in Yerevan Forestry Enterprise, haven’t been carried out partially: out of 51 ha area around 30 ha area hasn’t undergone
"Kaputjugh" and "Qajarants" SHPP Developers: Eurasian Leopard, Bezoar Goat and Armenian Moufflon Are Red-Listed Species
14:05 May 04, 2015 | Water | Syunik
"Kaputjugh" and "Qajarants" SHPP Developers: Eurasian Leopard, Bezoar Goat and Armenian Moufflon Are Red-Listed Species
“Arev&Jur” LLC plans to construct two SHPPs - "Kaputjugh" and "Qajarants" SHPPs in the area of “Zangezour” biospheric complex. Qajaran Village Head Rafik Atayan has a positive attitude towards the construction of
Irrigation Water for 80000 Ha To Be Supplied Free of Charge in May
15:34 May 01, 2015 | Water
Irrigation Water for 80000 Ha To Be Supplied Free of Charge in May
In May “Sevan-Hrazdan Water Intake” and “Akhuryan-Araks-Water Intake” CJSC will supply irrigation water for the area of 80,000 ha without any earning. The aim
170 Million Cum Water To Be Let Out from Lake Sevan
15:25 April 22, 2015 | Water | Gegharkunik
170 Million Cum Water To Be Let Out from Lake Sevan
For irrigation purposes in 2015 170 million cum water will be taken out of Lake Sevan
Akhtala River Resembling a Tailing Pipe Because of Accumulation of Akhtala ODC Dumps
15:10 April 17, 2015 | Water | Lori
Akhtala River Resembling a Tailing Pipe Because of Accumulation of Akhtala ODC Dumps Video
Hazardous sources of pollution have appeared in Akhtala town and its adjacent areas as a result of uncontrollable industrial dumps of Akhtala ore dressing combine and default of environmental pollution prevention. It’s Akhtala mine
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
13:51 April 17, 2015 | Water | Lori
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
The activities of “Teghut” CJSC, one of the many companies of opaque Vallex Group, illegally exploiting Teghut as a copper mine, continue to have a negative impact on Shnogh river. Photos taken on April 13
New Cleaning Stations Couldn't Improve Drinking Water Quality in Dilijan
14:07 April 15, 2015 | Water | Tavush
New Cleaning Stations Couldn't Improve Drinking Water Quality in Dilijan
It turns out that the implemented project on the construction of cleaning stations in Dilijan has no relation with the quality of the water used by the town residents
Unclear and Badly Smelling Water Flowing from Taps in Dilijan
13:42 April 14, 2015 | Water | Tavush
Unclear and Badly Smelling Water Flowing from Taps in Dilijan
The problem of drinking water in Dilijan town has become more and more worrying recently. The town gets good drinking water only several months on a yearly basis. The problem gets worse in
Legal Opinion on Amulsar Gold Mining Project
16:02 April 10, 2015 | Water | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Legal Opinion on Amulsar Gold Mining Project
The environmental expertise of Amulsar gold mining project developed by “Geoteam” CJSC has been carried out with a number of violations of the Armenian legislation.
On April 10 Drastic Increase in River Water Level in Araks, Debed, Aghstev, Qasakh, Hrazdan, Azat, Vedi and Arpa Rivers
11:52 April 09, 2015 | Water
On April 10 Drastic Increase in River Water Level in Araks, Debed, Aghstev, Qasakh, Hrazdan, Azat, Vedi and Arpa Rivers
On 9-10 April drastic increase in temperature will be observed in the territory of Armenia by 5-7 degrees as compared with 8 April, as MES Hydromet Service informs. Heavy rains are expected
Aram Harutyunyan Appointed Chairman of State Committee on Water Industry
13:14 April 03, 2015 | Water
Aram Harutyunyan Appointed Chairman of State Committee on Water Industry
According to Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan's decision, Aram Harutyunyan was appointed the Chairman of State Committee on Water Industry of Agriculture Ministry
Amulsar Mine Dust Can Get Spread Over 30 Km Distance
17:38 March 26, 2015 | Water | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Mine Dust Can Get Spread Over 30 Km Distance
The problem is as follows: dust dissemination radius in Amulsar open pit mining EIA has been estimated and assessed up to 1 km, while the SIA plans to construct special hydrotechnical structures to prevent
Nature Protection Minister Discussed Environmental Problems in Ararat Region
12:00 March 25, 2015 | Water | Ararat
Nature Protection Minister Discussed Environmental Problems in Ararat Region
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan paid a working visit to Ararat Region, Armenia. During the consultation held at Regional Municipality the Minister together with the regional administration and
57% of Armenian Rivers – Vuilnerable
13:38 March 24, 2015 | Water
57% of Armenian Rivers – Vuilnerable
19% of the rivers in Armenia is in poor state, 7% - insufficient, only 1% in
Need in Irrigation Water in Armenia Three Times Higher Than in Drinking Water
14:30 March 23, 2015 | Water
Need in Irrigation Water in Armenia Three Times Higher Than in Drinking Water
The total demand in drinking water in Armenia accounts for around 300 million cum, as Mher Mkrtumyan, Head of Staff of State Committee on Water Industry of Agriculture Ministry, said
State Committee on Water Industry Going to Solve Water Safety Issue with Reservoir Construction and Accumulation of Water Resources
12:35 March 23, 2015 | Water
State Committee on Water Industry Going to Solve Water Safety Issue with Reservoir Construction and Accumulation of Water Resources Video
Temperature and evaporation increase take place all over the world. Unfavorable climate conditions will also threaten the Republic of Armenia. All our actions will be directed at preventing these problems and in future all the programs will be directed at the accumulation
Annually 681.100 Cum Wastewater from Mining Companies Dumped into Voghji River Basin
15:35 March 20, 2015 | Water | Syunik
Annually 681.100 Cum Wastewater from Mining Companies Dumped into Voghji River Basin
Annually 681,100 cum wastewater is annually dumped into the water resources of the Voghji River basin because of mining activities. “Zagezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC developing
Garni Residents Addressed Open letter To Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan
15:30 March 18, 2015 | Water | Kotayk
Garni Residents Addressed Open letter To Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan
We are demanding to stop the implementation of this disastrous project. Currently, the residents of Garni and adjacent communities are organizing signature collection as a sign of protest (over 2000 signatures have already been collected) and they are ready to fight to save Garni nature from imminent disaster.

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