Professor of the Chair of Geography of Faculty of Literature in Van Hundredth Year University of Western Armenia, Dr. Faruk Alaeddinoglu made the following statement. “In the near future, Lake Van will face the problem of both drinking and used water.”
NASA released images that revealed the critical state of groundwater in Western Armenia on January 11, 2021.
According to previously published drought maps by the Department of Meteorology, which clearly show “extreme and severe drought” in most parts of Western Armenia because of the lack of rain. A map released by NASA also indicates a dangerous drought.
The professor mentioned. “This is a serious warning. If we do not react, solve these problems, if underground reservoirs are not created, we will not be able to solve the problem in 20 years. We also will not be able to solve the problem of irrigation of agricultural areas, especially drinking water. “