Water Intake from Lake Sevan and Decrease in Lake Sevan Level Continuing

Water Intake from Lake Sevan and Decrease in Lake Sevan Level Continuing

The level of Lake Sevan continues to fall. As of September 15, it was 1900.58 m, which is 8 cm lower than the same day last year from 1900.66 m.

Additional water intake from the lake continues. As of September 15, it has already reached 218.074 million cubic meters. And 137,601 million cubic meters of water flowed into the lake through the Arpa-Sevan tunnel. In about a month, from August 15 (133.833 million cubic meters) to September 16, only 3.768 million cubic meters of water flowed into the lake through tunnels.

This year, the level of Lake Sevan reached its highest point of 1900.91 m on June 8. Since that day, the lake level has dropped by 33 cm.

It should be reminded that in August the legislator decided to increase the additional water intake from Lake Sevan by 75 million cubic meters, bringing it to 245 million cubic meters. 27 million cubic meters of water have yet to be released from the lake.

September 16, 2021 at 17:25