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16:24 December 05, 2014 | WaterState Committee on Water Industry - Part of Agriculture Ministry
On 4 December the Armenian Government reached a resolution to join the State Committee on Water Industry with
12:37 December 02, 2014 | WaterState Committee of Water Industry To Join Agriculture Ministry
The State Water Committee will be incorporated with the Ministry of Agriculture because most of its powers are
15:58 December 01, 2014 | Water | TavushCriminal Case on "Khachaghbyur 2" SHPP Construction
In Tavush regional investigation department a criminal case is under investigation with regard to damages caused to nature during "Khachaghbyur 2"
17:29 November 27, 2014 | Water | YerevanReport on Crime: Mikshin Company Dumping Construction Garbage into Hrazdan Gorge
Youtube user Arshak Zaqaryan has uploaded a video, which shows how the trucks of “Mikshin” construction company dump
13:39 November 27, 2014 | Water | Armavir | Lori | Shirak73 Million Euros To Rehabilitate Water Supply and Discharge Systems
The European Investment Bank will grant a loan of 73 million Euros to the Armenian Government for the rehabilitation of water supply and discharge
13:17 November 27, 2014 | Water | AraratOnly 3 Million AMD Needed for Ditak Villagers To Have Drinking Water
'We have sampled water from different spots and handed for bacteriological examination. In 4 out of 10 samples the bacteriological samples didn't comply with the indicators
16:38 November 24, 2014 | WaterElectricity Prices for 2015 are Confirmed
Electricity prices will be confirmed for 126 Small HPPs including the scandalous "Martsiget 1" and "Khachaghbyur 2" SHPPs.
12:57 November 24, 2014 | Water | AraratThe Largest Illegal Deep Gushing Well Being Dissolved in Ararat Valley
The RA Ministry of Nature Protection dissolves the largest illegal deep gushing well in Ararat valley. On November 21 in the surrounding area of Sayat-Nova community
12:04 November 22, 2014 | WaterVahe Hakobyan Resigned
Vahe Hakobyan, Chairman of State Committee on Water Industry of Territorial Administration Ministry resigned on 21 November
13:34 November 21, 2014 | Water | TavushPPEF Offering the RA Ministry of Nature Protectionto Tighten Sanctions of SHPPs Working with Violations
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front made suggestions to the RA Ministry of Nature Protection to punish the violations of SHPPs more tightly and to strengthen control. The letter of the PEF says
13:46 November 18, 2014 | WaterEuropean Investment Bank Will Probably Start Its Activities in Armenia with Loaning SHHP
SHPPs continue attracting international financial institutions, which expect for 100% of repayment of the allotted loans. The working meeting on
18:00 November 14, 2014 | Water | Tavush"Khachaghbyur 1" and "Khachaghbyur-2" SHPPs Destroying Paghjur River Ecosystem
"Khachaghbyur 1" and "Khachaghbyur-2" SHPPs are destroying the ecosystem of Paghjur River. On 13 November the member of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) visited
16:47 November 14, 2014 | Water | SyunikAfter SHPP Construction Only Sewage to Be Left in the River Meghri, Resident of Lehvaz
Ecolur's question whether the river has a sanitary function for the people, the residents answered, "All the sewage of the upper villages fall into the river, and only the sewage will be left in the river".
14:23 November 12, 2014 | WaterElectricity Price Increasing Because of SHHPs?
SHPPs produce less energy than it’s calculated and planned by the Public Service Regulatory Committee, as Energy and Natural Resources Yervand Zakharyan said
16:26 November 11, 2014 | Water | LoriSHPPs Have an Influence on Forests
Small hydro power plants have an indirect influence on forests. Anush Nersesyan, Senior Research Worker at Botany Institute of NAS RA, said
17:07 November 07, 2014 | Water | Ararat | ArmavirAramayis Grigoryan, RA Minister of Nature Protection Met with the Council Members of KFW
The sides discussed the projects being carried out in Armenia supported by KFW, the prospects of the projects in a starting point.
18:13 November 03, 2014 | Water | Ararat | ArmavirRecords of Water Increase In Certain Deep Wells In Ararat Artesian Basin
There are records of water increase in certain deep wells of Ararat artesian basin. The Public Administration Institution of the Ministry
17:36 November 03, 2014 | Water | SyunikFamous authors of “Meghri-1” SHP Excluding the Negative Influence on Environment
It is stated that the SHP will be exploited for 11 months or 330 days per year. They didn’t take into consideration the fact that in summer the river Meghri gets too shallow and the water of the river isn’t enough for irrigation.
16:32 October 28, 2014 | Water | Ararat | ArmavirGroundwater Basin of Ararat Valley Stabilized
The groundwater basin of Ararat Valley has stabilized, as David Grigoryan, Head of Department for
14:01 October 28, 2014 | Water | Ararat | ArmavirWhy State Environmental Inspection Didn't Pay Attention To Ararat Valley Earlier?
Why didn’t the State Environmental Inspection perform proper control in Ararat Valley before? Marzpetuni Qamalyan, Deputy Head of State Environmental Inspection, Staff of Nature