According to the National Hydrometeorology Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources currently water richness holds 85-155% of decade norm in Quba-Khachmaz region of Major Caucasus, 75-155% in Minor Caucasus rivers, 25-55% in Lenkaran Astara region rivers, while 75-80% in the rivers of Nakhichevan AR.
On September 21, 4cm decrease of water level was issued in Giragkesemen settlement of Kura river. Currently water consumption holds 85 m3/sec in the settlement, i.e 61% of decade norm (in 2011, 103m3/sec, i.e 74% of decade norm).
On September 21, 8cm diminution of water level has been observed in Ayrichay settlement of Qanikh river. At present water consumption holds 110 m3/sec, i.e 114% of decade norm. (in 2011, 101 m3/sec, i.e 105% of decade norm).
Currently water level holds 387cm (on September 21, 2011, 425cm) in Surra settlement, 282cm (on September 21, 2011, 308cm ) in Shirvan, 236cm (on September 21, 2011, 326cm) in Salyan, 231cm (on September 21, 2011, 248cm) in Banka, while 113cm (on September 21, 2011, 161cm) in Novruzlu settlement of Aras river.