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Ministry Must Issue Opinion on SHPP Projects As Artavan River May Appear in Disastrous Situation
15:20 August 07, 2014 | Water | Vayots Dzor
Ministry Must Issue Opinion on SHPP Projects As Artavan River May Appear in Disastrous Situation
It means that the Artavan River, which has only a length of 19 km, will piped or a distance of 6667.5 meters or 35% of the river will be left without water
Letter to Nature Protection Minister: Construction of New SHPPs on Artavan and Other Rivers of Armenia Is Impermissible
14:54 August 07, 2014 | Water | Vayots Dzor
Letter to Nature Protection Minister: Construction of New SHPPs on Artavan and Other Rivers of Armenia Is Impermissible
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF), “EcoLur” Informational NGO and Public Environmental Alliance have sent their opinion to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan on new SHPPs, particularly on the construction of two “Artavan” SHPPs on the Artavan River. The public representatives
Pressure of SHPPs Added Due to New Governmental Project
15:44 August 05, 2014 | Water
Pressure of SHPPs Added Due to New Governmental Project
Under the project, in the field of hydropower the construction of SHPP with up to 145 mW capacity will continue, which will result in the increase in the electricity production from current 740 million kW/h with another
While Authorities Stating about Lack of Water in Country, Water Flowing in Yerevan Streets without Any Obstacles (Photos)
17:48 August 04, 2014 | Water | Yerevan
While Authorities Stating about Lack of Water in Country, Water Flowing in Yerevan Streets without Any Obstacles (Photos)
EcoLur has received an alarm signal from Yerevan residents that water pipes near Tigran Mets- Nar Dos crossroad spilled out and it’s already three weeks since the water has been
Liquidation of Illegal Well in Noramarg Helps to Save 2.5 Million Cum Water
12:27 August 04, 2014 | Water | Ararat
Liquidation of Illegal Well in Noramarg Helps to Save 2.5 Million Cum Water
On 29 July 2014 the liquidation works of an illegal deep well with 80 l/s capacity was launched in Noramarg community, Ararat Region, which will enable to save
Statement to Donor Organizations in Regard with Problem of Ararat Valley Groundwater
17:42 July 29, 2014 | Water | Ararat | Armavir
Statement to Donor Organizations in Regard with Problem of Ararat Valley Groundwater
We do think that international donor organizations should carry out an audit and detect people in charge of this disaster, should not allow
New Water Reservoirs To Be Constructed, When Existing Reservoirs Can't Keep Water
14:08 July 29, 2014 | Water | Aragatsotn | Kotayk | Shirak
New Water Reservoirs To Be Constructed, When Existing Reservoirs Can't Keep Water
The employees of the Ministry for Emergency States (MES) found out during their examinations that a number of water reservoirs in Armenia have a serious problem with keeping water and targetful
Nature Protection Ministry To Carry Out Inspections in 4 SHHPs Constructed on Yeghegis River
14:01 July 29, 2014 | Water | Vayots Dzor
Nature Protection Ministry To Carry Out Inspections in 4 SHHPs Constructed on Yeghegis River
Minister Aramayis Grigoryan assigned to carry out examinations in 'Yeghegis SHPP', 'Artavan', 'Goghtanik' and 'Khachi Qar' SHPPs constructed on
Pan-Armenian Environmental Front Beating Alarm Signal to Nature Protection Ministry about Disastrous Situation in Yeghegis River
12:09 July 25, 2014 | Water | Vayots Dzor
Pan-Armenian Environmental Front Beating Alarm Signal to Nature Protection Ministry about Disastrous Situation in Yeghegis River
'The ecosystem of Yeghegis River basin is in the disastrous situation because of the construction of many SHPPs and uncontrollable operation. There are already 12 SHPPs operating, another 8 are planned to be
Scientific Experiment in Aragats Towards Preserving Snow
20:31 July 22, 2014 | Water | Aragatsotn
Scientific Experiment in Aragats Towards Preserving Snow Video
The Armenian scientists are proposing an alternative way to store water by preserving the snow in the mountains in the snow reservoirs and to use it as water in
State Selling Water to Poor Villagers, But Provides Free of Charg to SHPPs
15:44 July 21, 2014 | Water
State Selling Water to Poor Villagers, But Provides Free of Charg to SHPPs
Armenia has fields, where people are obliged to pay for water, while there are fields, where water is free of charge. These fields are agriculture and energ - water for land cultivators costs 11 AMD for one sq. meter – one ha area needs 9,000 – 11,000 sq. meter water for
EcoLur To Send Proposals on Small HPPs to Head of National Water Council, RA Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan
14:45 July 21, 2014 | Water
EcoLur To Send Proposals on Small HPPs to Head of National Water Council, RA Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan
EcoLur has collected proposals for the improvement of SHPP field and minimizing damage to nature. Reminder: on 4 June 2014 the presentation of “Socio-Environmental Analysis of SHPPs” research was held on 4 June 2014, where the proposals of EcoLur team were presented, as well as the discussion participants raised their own proposals, which
Government Found Recently: Ararat Artesian Basin Polluted
15:48 July 18, 2014 | Water | Ararat | Armavir
Government Found Recently: Ararat Artesian Basin Polluted
Over 5O% of the groundwater sources in Armenia is concentrated in the artesian basin in Ararat Valley and has significant resources for the economic
Nature Protection Minister: Fish Farmers’ Interests To Be Taken into Consideration When Solving Problem with Water in Ararat Valley
13:52 July 17, 2014 | Water | Ararat | Armavir
Nature Protection Minister: Fish Farmers’ Interests To Be Taken into Consideration When Solving Problem with Water in Ararat Valley
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan informed that the Armenian Government has taken projected actions to solve the problem of decreased
Official: No Water Getting Out of Armenia
14:07 July 16, 2014 | Water | Ararat | Armavir
Official: No Water Getting Out of Armenia Video
The water doesn’t flow out of Armenia. It sometimes happens during spring floods, as we don’t have so many reservoirs to keep these water, but this year particularly and in general the water doesn’t
Village Head Reminded Residents’ Faults: One Month Without Drinking Water
12:39 July 16, 2014 | Water | Armavir
Village Head Reminded Residents’ Faults: One Month Without Drinking Water Video
A part of water tapes in Nairi Village is not used: villagers say they haven’t seen any water for already a month. The villagers say when the water was cut off, one of two deep wells in
Water Price Won’t Go Up
17:09 July 15, 2014 | Water
Water Price Won’t Go Up
On 9 July the Public Services Regulatory State Committee discusses setting tariffs for supplying drinking water, water
Silva Adamyan: No Way to Take Sevan Water to Villagers
14:44 July 15, 2014 | Water | Ararat | Armavir | Gegharkunik
Silva Adamyan: No Way to Take Sevan Water to Villagers Video
The state of water in the communities of Ararat Valley continues to be poor. The Coordinator of Public Environmental Alliance Silva Adamyan said about it at the discussion of EcoLur’s “Biblical Disaster” Film. He mentioned
112 Deep Wells To Be Redeveloped Has No Connection with Artesian Basin of Ararat Valley
13:01 July 15, 2014 | Water | Armavir
112 Deep Wells To Be Redeveloped Has No Connection with Artesian Basin of Ararat Valley Video
The redevelopment works of 112 deep wells have already been launched in Armavir region, 80 deep wells already operate, while the redevelopment of the others will
What Has the Government Done to Solve Problem with Water in Ararat Valley?
14:11 July 14, 2014 | Water | Ararat | Armavir
What Has the Government Done to Solve Problem with Water in Ararat Valley? Video
Whatever is going on in the artesian valley of Ararat is a crime: this is how Pan-Armenian Environmental Front member Levon Galstyan qualified the exhaustion of underground water resources in Ararat Valley at

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