Lake Sevan Level Decreased by 10 Cm

Lake Sevan Level Decreased by 10 Cm


From 1 September 2015 to 19 October 2015 the level of Lake Sevan decreased by 10 centimeters.

Reminder: EcoLur had received an alarm signal from eye witnesses that the level of the lake decreased during two days. EcoLur applied to Hydromet Service of the Ministry for Territorial Administration and Emergency States requesting to provide Lake Sevan level fluctuation indicators for September and the first half of October. Official reply shows that as of 1 September 2015 the lake level made up 1900.34 meters, which gradually decreased till 19 October making up 1900.24 meters.

The governmental resolution says this year water outlets from Lake Sevan should be limited with 170 million cum and shall be officially stopped from October. Nevertheless as the diagram provided by Hydromet Service shows, the lake level decreased particularly in October, when precipitation was observed in the first half of October, particularly in Gegharkounik Region.

12:04 October 21, 2015


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