SHPP on Gargar River (2014)

Gargar River

Risk Level: 1

Parameter Data Level
Sruface discharge volume in river section %, water 11.8692 1

Disastrous Condition
Critical Condition
Normal Condition

One SHPP Constructed on Gargar River


The Gargar River flows in Lori Region. It’s the right tributary to the Dzoraget. It rises from the north-east slopes of Bazum mountain range at a height of 2300 meters. Its length is 26 km, the catchment area is 129 sq. kilometers. Its waters are used for irrigation purposes. The river flows into the Dzoraget.

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, “Kurtan” SHPP is constructed on this river, which is operated by “Tirakal” LLC, derivation length - 3086 meters.

The SHPP pipes a total river area of 3086 meters, which makes up 11.869231% of the river.

Under EcoLur’s Ecological Risk Model, this indicator is within standards.

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