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 50-70% of decade norm in Quba-Khachmaz region rivers of Major Caucasus, 30-80% in Minor Caucasus rivers, 10-60% in Lankaran-Astara region rivers.

Current condition in the transit rivers

No change in water level was issued in Giragkesemen settlement of Kura river. Currently water consumption holds 100m3/sec in the settlement, i.e 65% of decade norm (in 2015, 48,0m3/sec, i.e 31% of decade norm. 15cm decrease in water level has been observed in Ayrichay settlement of Qanikh River. At present, water consumption holds 88m3/sec, i.e 100% of decade norm. (in 2015, 44,0m3/sec, i.e 50% of decade norm).

Current condition in the downstream of Kura river

No change of water level has been observed in the downstream of Kura River. In this regard, 3cm fall in Surra, 4 cm in Banka, 2cm rise in Novruzlu settlement of Aras while no change in Salyan.At present, water level holds 354cm (on July 22, 2015, 366cm) in Surra settlement, 127cm (on July 22, 2015, 123cm) in Salyan, 189cm (on July 22, 2015, 175cm) in Banka, while 70cm (on July 22, 2015, 83cm) in Novruzlu settlement of Aras river.

Source: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources