Small HPPs on Paghdjur River (Forcast 2014) (2014)
Risk Level: 2
|Sruface discharge volume in river section %, water||22.5806||2|
|Disastrous Condition||Critical Condition||Normal Condition|
Construction of “Khachaghbyur-2” SHPP on Paghjur River Will Make It Disastrous
As of 1 January 2014, under the licenses issued by Public Services Regulatory Committee and the main indicators of small hydro power plants operated by hydropower companies, “Khachaghbyur HPP-1” SHPP is constructed on this river, which is operated by “Qarevard” LLC, derivation length - 2*1800 meters. The SHPP pipes a total river area of 3600 meters, which makes up 11.6129% of the river.
The amended version of “Khachaghbyur-2” SHPP has been presented to Environmental Expertise SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry, the public hearings of which were held on 17 February 2014. Under the project, the length of the pipeline is 3400 meters.
Thus, SHPPs will pipe a total length of 7000 meters of river territory, which makes up around 22․5806% of the river.
Under EcoLur’s Ecological Risk Model, this indicator shows that the river will be in critical situation.Risk Analysis