Monitoring Findings of "Saravan" SHPP (Photos)

Monitoring Findings of


In the frames of "Supporting New Reforms in SHPP Sector through CSO-Government Dialogue" project, the expert group visited "Saravan" SHPP which is located in the administrative area of Saravan Village of Zaritap Community, Vayots Dzor Region, Armenia. The SHPP is constructed on the Darb Tributary of the Arpa River, the length of which is 22 km. "Saravan" SHPP is operated by "BK Consulting Group" CJSC, but it used to be operated by "FIRMA G.A.KH" LLC.


  • To reconstruct the fish passway in the water intake section in a way so as to ensure sufficient conditions irregardless of SHPP water intake and water regime in the river  for prioritized passage of 200 l/s and safe migration of the fish.
  • To have water-meter equipment for online data transmission sealed by the competent body of RA Nature Protection Ministry in the head section, through which the online transmission data will be ensured, as well as the water amount used by the SHPP and control and supervision of the environmental flow.
  • To equip the entrance of the pipeline with cellular net to prevent the flow-in of the young fish.
  • To re-equip the SHPP with the aggregates having more technical efficiency, which will  have entirely automated management system and will work with less water amount.

The material was developed in the frames of “Supporting new reforms in SHPP sector through CSO-government dialogue” supported by UNDP/GEF Small Grants Programme".

18:28 March 17, 2018


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