WATER RESOURCES


Water use and disposal

In 2016, the water abstraction comprised 3 181.9 mln. cub. m, water use –2 469.9 mln. cub. m (89.7% – agriculture, fish breeding and forestry, 5.9% – industry, communal and construction, 4.4% – drinking).

Water losses during transit comprised 712.0 mln. cub. m or 22.4% of water abstraction. In 2016 the volume of discharged waste water comprised 769.7 mln. cub. m.

Water abstraction by RA marzes and Yerevan city, 2016, mln. cub. m

 

Water abstraction

 

Yerevan city 

177.0

Aragatsotn

383.3

Ararat

749.1

Armavir

571.2

Gegharkunik

46.0

Lori

41.9

Kotayq

484.7

Shirak

586.7

Syunik

105.4

Vayots Dzor

21.5

Tavush

15.1

Total RA

3 181.9

 

Water abstraction by the basin menagment areas, 2016, mln. cub. m

 

Water abstraction

 

Akhuryan  

1155.9

Araratyan

363.9

South

105.4

North

54.9

Hrazdan

1 455.6

Sevan

46.2

Total RA

3 181.9

 

Reference
Groundwater resources of the Ararat Valley


Water basin pollution data from “Environmental Effect Monitoring Center" SNCO 

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