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The RA Ministry of Agriculture to Fulfill a Pilot Project of Drip Irrigation in 4 Communities of The Ararat Plain
12:21 July 20, 2015 | Water | Ararat | Armavir
The RA Ministry of Agriculture to Fulfill a Pilot Project of Drip Irrigation in 4 Communities of The Ararat Plain
The RA Ministry of Agriculture will fulfill a pilot project of drip irrigation by means of state budget on 1 ha of land in the following communities such as Aknalitch, Shenik in Armavir region and
According to New Methodology Environmental Flow in the Rivers will Be Calculated Every Month
18:42 July 18, 2015 | Water
According to New Methodology Environmental Flow in the Rivers will Be Calculated Every Month
According to the new methodology the environmental flow in the rivers will be more than it is by the current methodology
If Yeghvard Reservoir Reconstruction is Implemented, Water Intake from Lake Sevan will Be Reduced by 50 Million Cubic Meters
18:00 July 18, 2015 | Water | 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
PEF Reported about the Crime: Ararat Artesian Basin Submarine Water is Overexploited
13:34 July 09, 2015 | Water | Ararat | Armavir
PEF Reported about the Crime: Ararat Artesian Basin Submarine Water is Overexploited
Pan-Armenian Environmental Front reports about crime that is Overexploition of Ararat Artesian Basin Underground Water and standing on verge of elimination, to Gevorg Kostanyan, General Prosecutor and Vahram Shahinyan, the head of RA Special Investigation Service. In the reports mentioned the following
Local Population About SHPPs: Aragatz and Vardenut Communities
16:12 July 07, 2015 | Water | Aragatsotn
Local Population About SHPPs: Aragatz and Vardenut Communities Video
“EcoLur” presents opinions of residents in HPPs impact zone, about the activities of SHPPs within the frames of “Support to SHPP-relating reforms through the dialogue of public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems”. We introduce you residences’ opinions living
Head  of Aragats Community about SHPP Impact
13:47 July 03, 2015 | Water | Aragatsotn
Head of Aragats Community about SHPP Impact Video
The study particularly mentions, “The research of Fe, Al, Co, Mn, Cr, Cd, Zn, Na, Mg, Ca, K and elements and metals in Ghegharot river reveals that two SHPPs out of which the concentrations of elements at the bottom of observation station (2-10 times, an average of 5-7 times) exceed the concentrations in the upper observation station. This shows that the 2 SHPP plants have
Villager of Hermon Community about SHPP Impact
15:40 June 30, 2015 | Water | Vayots dzor
Villager of Hermon Community about SHPP Impact Video
In the frames of “Support to SHPP-relating reforms through the dialogue of public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” EcoLur presents being under the SHPP impact zone villagers opinions on SHPP activities.
“Scientifically Good Thing, But Not Realistic”: Yuri Javadyan on Establishing Snow Reservoirs
18:28 June 22, 2015 | Water | Aragatsotn
“Scientifically Good Thing, But Not Realistic”: Yuri Javadyan on Establishing Snow Reservoirs
Yuri Javadyan, Chairman of Lake Sevan Preservation Committee, considers RA Academician Ruben Hambardzumyan’s idea connected with storing ater through snow reservoirs as unrealistic. “Snow reservoirs are
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
A Number of Communities Don’t Get Water Because of Poor Condition of Storm Drains
13:00 June 17, 2015 | Water | Aragatsotn
A Number of Communities Don’t Get Water Because of Poor Condition of Storm Drains
“Talin area is in the worst area. The state of reservoirs and storm drains is miserable: the storm drains were constructed in 1954, but now they are destroyed
Environmental Specialist from PIU of State Committee on Water Industry: Azat River Will Preserve Environmental Flow
12:46 June 17, 2015 | Water | Kotayk
Environmental Specialist from PIU of State Committee on Water Industry: Azat River Will Preserve Environmental Flow Video
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
Water Using Company Wants To Drill New Wells in Armavir Region
12:17 June 17, 2015 | Water | Armavir
Water Using Company Wants To Drill New Wells in Armavir Region
In my area I have at least five places, where deep wells are needed to be drilled, which will enable providing
Yuri Javadyan: If We Don't Construct Reservoirs Quickly, We Will Experience 80% of Water Deficit
13:12 June 16, 2015 | Water
Yuri Javadyan: If We Don't Construct Reservoirs Quickly, We Will Experience 80% of Water Deficit
If we don’t manage to construct reservoirs quickly, we will experience 75-80% deficit for the irrigation of these 50,000 ha irrigable
Aram Harutyunyan, Chairman of State Committee on Water Industry, Excludes Conflict Between WUCs and Communities
13:38 June 15, 2015 | Water
Aram Harutyunyan, Chairman of State Committee on Water Industry, Excludes Conflict Between WUCs and Communities Video
The newly-appointed Chairman of State Committee on Water Industry Aram Harutyunyan excludes any conflict between Water Using Companies (WUC) and communities. In reply to EcoLur's question
Kaputan Launched Signature Collections against Abovyan Iron Mine Development
14:17 June 12, 2015 | Water | Kotayk
Kaputan 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
“Jump Armenia” Environmental Campaign Participants Jumped into Azat River (Photos)
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
Aragats Community Head Assuring Gegharot River Water Poses No Danger for Irrigation
14:11 May 25, 2015 | Water | Aragatsotn
Aragats Community Head Assuring Gegharot River Water Poses No Danger for Irrigation
Aragats Community Head Henrik Hovhannisyan, Aragatsotn Region, assures that the water of the Gegharot River doesn’t pose any danger for irrigation
Nature Protection Minister: In Future Pilot Projects of Old Mine Reclaiming Will Be Implemented
18:55 May 22, 2015 | Water | Aragatsotn
Nature Protection Minister: In Future Pilot Projects of Old Mine Reclaiming Will Be Implemented
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan has paid a working visit to Aragatsotn Region, where a regional consultation was held with the participation of Regional Head Sargis Sahakyan, regional divisions
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
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,
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

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