Current condition in the rivers of the Republic and in the transboundary river

According to the National Department for Hydrometeorology of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, currently, water richness holds 60-70% of decade norm in Quba-Khachmaz region rivers of Major Caucasus, 20-70% in Minor Caucasus rivers, 50% in Lankaran-Astara region rivers and 40% in Nakhchivan AR.

Current condition in the transit rivers

On July 07, no change in water level was issued in Giragkesemen settlement of Kura river. Currently water consumption holds 110 m3/sec in the settlement, i.e 37% of decade norm (in 2016, 255m3/sec, i.e 85% of decade norm. 5cm decrease in water level has been observed in Ayrichay settlement of Qanikh River. At present, water consumption holds 44m3/sec, i.e 31% of decade norm. (in 2016, 177m3/sec, i.e 121% of decade norm).

Current condition in the downstream of Kura river

On July 07, decrease in water level has been observed in the downstream of Kura River. In this regard, 8 cm in Surra, 14 cm in Shirvan, 12 cm in Salyan, 10 cm in Novruzlu settlement of Aras while no change in Banka

At present, water level holds 324cm (on July 07, 2016, 323cm) in Surra settlement, 191 cm in Shirvan, 125cm (on July 07, 2016, 82cm) in Salyan, 193cm (on July 07, 2016, 178cm) in Banka, while 40cm (on July 07, 2016, 40cm) in Novruzlu settlement of Aras river.

Source: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources