SHPP on Martz River (2014)

Martz River

Risk Level: 2

Parameter Data Level
Sruface discharge volume in river section %, water 20 2

Disastrous Condition
Critical Condition
Normal Condition

20% of Martz River Piped


The Martz River flows in Lori Region, is the right tributary to the Debed River. It starts from the south-eastern slopes of Gugarats mountain range. Its length is 29 km, while catchment basin is 252 sq. meters. It joins the Debed River near Tumanyan town. According to the license issued by Public Services Regulatory Committee the main indicators of small hydro power plants operated by hydropower companies, “Martziget-2” SHPP is constructed on the river operated by “Argishti-1” LLC, derivation length – 2818 and 2962 meters. The SHPP takes a total of 5780 meters of river area into the river, which makes up 20% of the river.

Under EcoLur’s Ecological Risk Model, it is considered to be normal for the river but it’s about making the river disastrous.

If “Martziget-1” SHPP Constructed, Village Will Emigrate

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