Armenian environment ministry: Sevan level higher than last year

Armenian environment ministry: Sevan level higher than last year

The level of Lake Sevan has climbed 30 centimeters since the beginning of this year to 1 900 meters and 48 centimeters, the Armenian environment minister Artsvik Minasyan said.

According to him, 167.135 million cubic meters have been used instead of the 170 million allowed by the law. 
 
"This is less than in 2015 by 0.608 million cubic meters," ARKA cited him as saying.
 
Sevan is the main resource of drinking water in the region. Highland at an altitude of 1914 meters. The lake’s water surface is 1,500 square kilometers. 

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