SHPPs on Vaghut River (2013)
Risk Level: 2
|Sruface discharge volume in river section %, water||25.875||2|
|Disastrous Condition||Critical Condition||Normal Condition|
Vaghut River in Critical Situation Because of SHPPs
Vaghut River is one of the tributaries to the Vorotan, also known as Vaghatni. Its length is 12 km. As of 1 October 2013, under the licenses issued by Public Services Regulatory Committee, the following SHPPs are constructed on this river:
- “Benzar Energy” SHPP operated by “Benzar Energy” LLC, derivation length – 640 meters,
- “Zor-Zor1” SHPP operated by “Pargev&Vardan” LLC, derivation length – 1365 meters,
- “Zor-Zor2” SHPP operated by “Energodzor” LLC, derivation length – 400, 350, 350 meters (1100 meters).
The SHPPs pipe a total river area of 3105 meters, which makes up 25.875% of the river.
Under EcoLur’s Ecological Risk Model, this indicator is critical for the river.