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Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan Kamaladdin Heydarov acquainted with Shamkirchay reservoir construction work

Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov got acquainted with the construction of Shamkirchay reservoir in accordance with the instructions set out by President Ilham Aliyev at the Cabinet meeting devoted to the results of the socio-economic development of the first half of 2014 and upcoming tasks.

 Minister was informed that the total water capacity of the reservoir is 170 million cubic meters and the useful volume is 145 million cubic meters.

 The purpose in the construction of the reservoir is the productive using of Shamkirchay water resources in order to meet the needs of people living in the region and to provide irrigation water for arable lands. At the same time, the arable areas will be used effectively with the low-cost energy production achieved due to the reservoir and construction of new irrigation channels. Construction of the reservoir is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

 After completion of the project, with water collected in "Shamkirchay" reservoir water supply of 50122 hectares of soil in Shemkir, Goygol, Samukh and Goranboy districts will be improved and the irrigation of 20834 hectares of new lands will be provided. In addition, 1.6 cubic meters of water per second will be pumped out to Ganja city, Samukh and Shamkir districts.

 Minister acquainted with the Hydroelectric power plant built within the project, the Feeding channel and the process of the construction of Right bank Shamkirchay and Left bank Shamkirchay canals and gave instructions and recommendations to the chiefs of the Turkish contracting company "Gengiz" (Construction Industry and Trade Joint Stock Company) and ministerial bodies for the completion of work with quality in accordance with the project.


 

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