Yegheg SHPP, owned by “Yegheg HPP” LLC, has taken more water from the Yeghegis River than it was allowed for water use: The violation was revealed by RA Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body. The damage to the environment in the amount of 3,813,821 drams was calculated. An administrative proceeding has been initiated.
10 small HPPs have been built on the Yeghegis River, and 3 small HPPs are under construction. Yeghegis, only 47 km long, flows through SHPP pipes in an area of more than 50%. The residents of Shatin village named Yeghegis the "Iron River".
16:59 July 06, 2020