Cleaning works of Lake Sevan water covered areas are in progress

20-10-2014

RA Minister of Nature Protection Aramayis Grigoryan observed the works envisaged under “Cleaning services of Lake Sevan water covered forests” project implemented by the RA state budget means which  are in progress.

Cleaning works of Lake Sevan water covered areas have been realized since 2005. It has been planned for 2014 year to fulfill cleaning works in 150hectare area.  By October, 72.8hectare area of lakeside has been cleaned. The works are in progress and taking into consideration the fact that the works in almost impassable and marshland areas have been finished, the contractor “Chambarak” RCME OJSC has promised to clean the envisaged whole territory by the end of the year. The RA Minister of Nature Protection stated that he personally observes the cleaning works during his weekly visits and is going to be watchful so that the construction company meets the obligations properly within the defined deadlines.

At first the litter found during the cleaning works was collected at the territories of communities adjacent to the lake. Recently due to the instruction of the RA Minister of Nature Protection special places have been intended for gathering litter in “Sevan” national park. A part of the litter is intended to be transformed into compressed fuel with the help of the introduction of new special technologies which will be realized according to the defined order.

 

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