NKR is Able to Export Water


STEPANAKERT, November 4 (Noyan Tapan). At present the NKR water
resources give a possibility of exporting them to the Republic of
Azerbaijan, which will be profitable for the republic from both
economic and political viewpoints. The experts of NKR President’s
Staff hold this opinion. In their affirmation, NKR has a great store
of potable water, it even has a surplus store. According to their
calculations, the average annual flow of Artsakh’s main river reaches
10.3b cubic meters and stores of water subject to export make 1.5b
cubic meters a year. 17.8 thousand cubic meters of water falls per
capita here.

According to the same source, Azerbaijan is the last among South
Caucasian countries in terms of water resources per capita. Need of
water in the agricultural sphere makes 3.7b cubic meters and during
years of drought 4.74b cubic meters in this country.