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Brief introduction of “Ugii” lake and cleaning campaign round the lake

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Apr 15, 2014 04:55 AM to
Apr 18, 2014 04:55 AM

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In 1998, the lake “Ugii” was inscribed in Ramsar convention. The lake is located on Orkhon river basin with coastal area of 2510 hectares which consists of slushy ground surrounded by grassland. The lake is natural scenic place, which has numerous rivers and ponds as well as bog with alluvium stream on the west.

Total area of the lake is approx. 50km2 and length of the coastal line is 24.7 km. Maximum depth of the lake is 15.3 m and total volume is 147.9m3.

Cleaning campaign was organized around the “Ugii” lake on 20-21 March, 2014 under the financial support of UNDP-GEF Project “Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Baikal Basin Transboundary Ecosystem”

Totally 20 people and 2 trucks participated in the cleaning campaign and disposed 5 tons of garbage to local Ugiinuur soum’s dump.

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