Leakage from Kavart Mine

Leakage from Kavart Mine

There was a leak from the transport pipeline of former Kavart underground mine, which has not been developed for a long time and does not belong to any enterprise with the right of soil management, as Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body informs.

Syunik regional administration also spread information about the leakage, stating that the leakage took place on the night of February 25-26, and the water flowing through the transport mine of Kapan copper mine (Kavart mine) flooded the territory of "Chaarat Kapan" CJSC. "The breakdown and the stoppage of the products let to the accident. The water passed through the territory of the company, also on the interstate highway and adjacent areas,” the press release of the regional administration.

Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body informs that the studies based on sampling are in progress.

February 27, 2021 at 12:06