On 13 June 2018, the water intake from Lake Sevan was resumed for irrigation purposes. In 2018 it is planned to take up to 170 million cum water, which is the maximum amount of water prescribed by law. According to the information from Hydromet Service, the water intake from Lake Sevan was launched on 18 April and stopped on 6 May.
As of 15 June, the total amount of the water intake from the lake made up 26.291 million cum water. Around 97.979 million cum water has flown into Lake Sevan through Arpa-Sevan aqueduct this year, which is more by 17.961 million cum water as compared with the last year's indicators. Despite this and almost daily precipitation, the lake level as of 15 June is lower by 9 cm as compared with the last year's indicators and made up 190.82 m.
14:59 June 15, 2018