Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources announces results of monitoring in Kura and Araz rivers

Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources announces results of monitoring in Kura and Araz rivers
# 25 August 2009 08:42 (UTC +04:00)
National Environmental Monitoring Department of the Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources conducted monitoring for the second ten-day of August to study the level of pollution of the Kura and Araz Rivers and their branches, the ministry’s press service told APA. Compared with the first ten-day of August, the flow rate in the Kura River in the second ten-day of August reduced by 33 cbm/sec and made up 218 cbm/sec.
The monitoring revealed that biogenic substances exceed the maximum permissible concentration in the Kura River as a result of pollution of the water with industrial and domestic wastes in Georgia and Armenia.
Phenol pollution and copper compounds exceeds MPC by 2 times in, phenols exceeded MPC by 3 times and copper compounds by 4 times in the Aghstafachay River and the Shikhli-2 area, phenols exceeded MPC by 2 times and copper compounds by 4 times in the Aghstafachay Reservoir.
According to the monitoring, the flow rate in the Araz River made up 81 cbm/sec. Phenols and copper compounds exceeded MPC by 3 times respectively in Horadiz area of the River, copper compounds and phenols exceeded MPC by 3 and 2 times respectively in Shahseven I, copper compounds exceeded MPC by 3 and phenols by 2 times in Bahmantapa.
Oxygen concentrations in equilibrium with the air range from about 4.55 mg/liter to 6.74 mg/liter.
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