From June 5 till June 7 JSC ENERGO-PRO Georgia Generation carries out planned washing out works at Zahesi and Ortachala HPP intakes. In particular, the intake will be cleaned from sediments and filth. During the works all safety norms will be secured. Washing out works will be carried out according to the environmental influence evaluation report and environmental regulations. The works have been agreed with the Georgian State Elactrosystem and National Environmental Agency.
Cleaning works will last for 3 days as a result of which Zahesi HPP and Ortachala HPP will be stopped for 3 days. Intakes will be washed out simultaneously. During the washing out for 3 days of the River Mtkvari level in Tbilisi and Mtskhera will be lowered and return to its natural base.
JSC ENERGO-PRO Georgia Generation annually conducts washing works at the intakes of the company owned HPPs, which assist effective operation of the power plants.