SHPP on Chqnagh River (2014)

Chqnagh River

Risk Level: 1

Parameter Data Level
Sruface discharge volume in river section %, water 6 1

Disastrous Condition
Critical Condition
Normal Condition

Chqnagh River Piped By 6%

The Chqnagh River is the right tributary to the Dzoraget River. It starts from Bazum mountain range and flows in east and north-east directions.

It flows into the Dzoraget River in a distance of 119 km from the river mouth. The Chqnagh River is a typical mountainous river with seasonal nature of water regime. The river has mixed nutrition in the form of snow, rain and ground water. The length of the Chqnagh River is 28 km, and the total drainage area is 1630.0 km2.

“Stepnavavan-2” SHPP is being constructed on this river by “Shumen” LLC, under the project its derivation length will be 1700 meters. Thus, the SHPP will pipe a total river area of 1700 meters, which will make up 6․07142857%of the river.
Under EcoLur’s Ecological Risk Model, it’s within standards.

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