According to the National Hydrometeorology Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources currently water richness holds 80-150% of decade norm in Quba-Khachmaz region of Major Caucasus, 70-150% in Minor Caucasus rivers, 20-50% in Lenkaran Astara region rivers, while 70% in the rivers of Nakhichevan AR.
On September 28, 6cm increase of water level was issued in Giragkesemen settlement of Kura river. Currently water consumption holds 92m3/sec in the settlement, i.e 66% of decade norm (in 2011, 153m3/sec, i.e 110% of decade norm).
On September 28, no change of water level has been observed in Ayrichay settlement of Qanikh river. At present water consumption holds 71m3/sec, i.e 74% of decade norm. (in 2011, 84m3/sec, i.e 87% of decade norm).
Currently water level holds 305cm (on September 28, 2011, 416cm) in Surra settlement, 189cm (on September 28, 2011, 301cm ) in Shirvan, 195cm (on September 28, 2011, 338cm) in Salyan, 213cm (on September 28, 2011, 251cm) in Banka, while 110cm (on September 28, 2011, 160cm) in Novruzlu settlement of Aras river. /eco.gov.az/