Except for Azat Reservoir, this year the reservoirs in Armenia have over 70% more water, as Levon Vardanyan, Director of ''ARMENIAN STATE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL AND MONITORING SERVICE'' SNCO said at the weekly consultation held at the Ministry for Emergency States on 21 March. It should be mentioned that according to 'Forecast for Spring Floods in Rivers of Armenia for 2016' document developed by this organization, in 2016 the fullness of five largest reservoirs in Armenia is mentioned as follows, "Based on the fact that water intake, as a rule, is carried out from the reservoirs in the second ten days of June, the maximum fullness of the five largest reservoirs in Armenia is forecast as follows:
• Akhuryan Reservoir 100% (525 million m3)
• Azat Reservoir 100% (70 million m3)
• Marmarik Reservoir 100% (24 million m3)
• Arpi Litch Reservoir 80-85% (85-90 million m3)
• Aparan Reservoir 77-82% (70-75 million m3)."
The material is prepared by 'EcoLur' Informational NGO under “Armenia’s First Biennial Update Report to the UNFCCC” UNDP-GEF/00079327” project.
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March 22, 2016 at 17:09