Executor department: EGD CENS
Duration (Years): 2007 - 2008
Contractor: OSCE Office in Yerevan

The goal of the project was assessing environmental status of the territory of the city of Kapan with an emphasis on the impact of the tailing repository and operation of the Kapan copper plant in respect to soil, water and plant pollution. In the frame of project digital topographic and city plan maps were developed; the level of heavy metal pollution of soils, water, and plants on Kapan’s territory and adjacent areas was assessed, sanitary-hygienic assessment of crops was performed, and peculiarities of heavy metal accumulation in different vegetable species indicated, schematic maps of territory’s pollution with heavy metals were produced.