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Water Tariff Increase Planned
13:46 August 25, 2015 | Water
Water Tariff Increase Planned
Water tariff is planned to be increased, as Water Supply and Water Discharge Strategy and Funding Program says, which was approved by the Armenian Government on 13 July 2014. 'Current water tariffs are rather low
Tsghuk Village Deprived of Water For First Time (Photos)
14:22 August 19, 2015 | Water | Syunik
Tsghuk Village Deprived of Water For First Time (Photos) Video
'Our village gets its water from Spandaryan reservoir; as of today, the situation is rather harsh, as the water industry employer called me and said that the water supply will
Sanitary State of Tandzut River Getting Worse Because of Small Hydropower (Photos)
13:47 August 19, 2015 | Water | Lori
Sanitary State of Tandzut River Getting Worse Because of Small Hydropower (Photos)
Tandzut Tributary to the Pambak River is one of the most polluted rivers in Armenia, which flows through Vanadzor Town taking household garbage with it. Nevertheless, in recent years when a SHPP has been constructed on the Tandzut and most of the river water has been piped, the sanitary state
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
"Hayjrmughkoyughi" CJSC Didn't Perform Court Ruling
15:46 August 17, 2015 | Water | Syunik
"Hayjrmughkoyughi" CJSC Didn't Perform Court Ruling
So far "Hayjrmughkoyughi" CJSC hasn't performed the court ruling of the General Jurisdiction of Syunik Region entered into force on 24.03.2011. As 'Regional Monitoring Institute' NGO told EcoLur, the court ruling satisfied the claim of a group
Requirements of Sanitary Standards Designed for Water Quality Not Adhered in Kapan
14:06 August 17, 2015 | Water | Syunik
Requirements of Sanitary Standards Designed for Water Quality Not Adhered in Kapan
The requirements of sanitary standards prescribed by the Armenian legislation are not adhered to in Kapan Town, Syunik Region, as
Hovik Abrahamyan to WUC Directors: No Villager Should Say Their Harvest Got Dry Because of Water
14:54 August 06, 2015 | Water
Hovik Abrahamyan to WUC Directors: No Villager Should Say Their Harvest Got Dry Because of Water
“Today’s meeting has two important questions on the agenda. The first is to provide water to all land users, no farmer should complain that crops have been withered due to water shortage. August is the hottest
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

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