22 May 2013 - 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Water companies in Kazakhstan are bloated and inefficient, and do not prioritize water conservation, according to Kayrat Shayzhanov, head of the Public Services Department at Kazakhstan’s Center of
22 May 2013 - 09:19 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (4-Traders) — The government of Kazakhstan and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development are joining forces to improve standards of solid waste management and water management in the country which h
7 May 2013 - 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Most Kazakh provinces have not managed to resolve their drinking water supply issues, the country’s deputy prosecutor general, Zhakyp Asanov, told a national online seminar on May 3.
7 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Starting in 2015, the Astana reservoir in Kazakhstan will be used exclusively for drinking water supply, and will be off-limits for industrial use, the Astana mayor’s office said last week.
19 Feb 2013 - 10:27 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Trend News Agency) — On Monday, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan's ambassador to Tashkent, Boribay Zheksembin discussed practical issues surrounding the implementation o
23 Jan 2013 - 08:56 by Local Press Report
ALMATY (Trend News Agency) — The third meeting on the information exchange and consultations with the representatives of the civil society on the proposed evaluation study of the Rogun hydropower plant (HPP) in Tajikistan wi
22 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — China and Kazakhstan discussed trans-boundary water issues during the tenth session of the Chinese-Kazakh Joint Commission on the Use and Protection of Trans-boundary Rivers, held in the Kazakh cap
13 Nov 2012 - 10:05 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Bloomberg ) — Kazakhstan’s grain crop may be 54 percent smaller than last year because of drought, the Agriculture Ministry said. Production may be 12.3 million metric tons, after drying and cleaning, from
2 Nov 2012 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Trend News Agency) — The Kazakh Ministry of Environmental Protection expressed its disagreement with the draft standards for maximum permissible discharge (MPD) for the Bolashak refinery of Agip KCO company, where th
10 Oct 2012 - 09:17 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (gazeta.kz) — The grain crop in Kazakhstan, Central Asia's biggest wheat producer, shrank by 47 percent this season as a drought persisted in main growing regions in summer, according to the Agriculture Minist
20 Sep 2012 - 09:39 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Devex) — The Asian Development Bank is to invest up to $1.6 billion USD in Kazakhstan’s transport, energy and municipal infrastructure sectors. These are the four priorities outline
18 Sep 2012 - 09:23 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Central Asia Online) — The Kazakhstani government plans to distribute $12 million USD in relief payments to farmers affected by this year’s drought, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported September 17, quoting Agriculture Minister
13 Sep 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Turkish Weekly) — Central Asian countries will not be able to avoid a further deterioration of relations because of the water problem in the region, a Russian expert on the CIS Vladimir Zharikhin believes. "It
17 Aug 2012 - 08:34 by Local Press Report
Dry conditions persisted throughout Kazakhstan in the first 10 days of August, the national weather service, known as Kazhydromet, said. Drought has caused drying of grain leaves and
20 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Nine of the water supply plants in North Kazakhstan province are non-functional, according to Zauresh Kaparova, acting head of inspections for the provincial agency responsible for financial oversi
12 Jul 2012 - 09:22 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Trend News Agency) — Kazakh-Chinese Joint Commission on the use and protection of transboundary rivers discussed topical issues of joint transboundary water consumption between the two countries, including the implem
13 Jun 2012 - 08:48 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Tengri News) — Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister talked about lack of control over the ecological situation at the Caspian Sea. “We don’t have a serious scientific base for research of the Caspian
9 May 2012 - 09:47 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Central Asia Online) — Full Story - A project supported by the World Bank and Kazakhstani government helped cont
25 Apr 2012 - 12:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — More than half of the total of 7,231 inhabited localities in Kazakhstan do not have a stable water supply,according to the government committee charged with overseeing implementation of the natio
18 Apr 2012 - 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Kazakhstan faces a range of hydrological risks due to a decrease in the volume of water resources and high pollution, according to a new report by Kazakh scientists.
28 Mar 2012 - 17:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Kazakhstan will spend $521 million USD on water supply and wastewater projects this year, the chairman of the Kazakh Agency for Building, Housing and Utility Services announced earlier this month
28 Mar 2012 - 16:29 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Eurasia Review) — The saga of the Aral Sea is now a tale of two bodies of water. One holds the promise of a happy ending, the other remains enmeshed in tragedy.
21 Mar 2012 - 22:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Members of Nur Otan, Kazakhstan’s largest political party, met with provincial legislators and officials earlier this month to discuss the poor drinking water situation in Kazakhstan’s Aktobe pro
14 Mar 2012 - 12:54 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Caspionet) — The Kazakh Security Council met for the first time in 2012 in the Ak Orda residence under the chairmanship of President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
7 Mar 2012 - 17:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Kazakh parliament member Mukhtar Tinikeev is pressuring the country’s prime minister, Karim Massimov, over the need to upgrade the Satpaev canal, which is the major source of domestic, industrial
7 Mar 2012 - 17:07 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)) — It is necessary to begin construction of a catastrophic water discharge facility at Shardara Reservoir in South Kazakhstan Oblast and to complete the construction of dams from the surge waves of
7 Mar 2012 - 17:05 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Caspionet) — In 2012 the East Kazakhstan region will witness the implementation of eight projects estimated at $273.4 million USD as part of the accelerated industrial-innovative development program.
7 Mar 2012 - 17:09 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Gazeta.kz (Kazakhstan)) — Koksarai water reservoir helped avoid the consequences of floods in south Kazakhstan region, Kazakh Minister of Emergencies Vladimir Bozhko said after the government’s telephone conference on Mar
23 Feb 2012 - 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — More than 2.5 million tons of untreated wastewater are discharged into Kazakhstan’s rivers every year, according to the country’s environmental protection minister, Nurlan Kapparov.
22 Feb 2012 - 22:09 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (New Europe) — At present, the problem of water consumption is not as acute for the countries of the Central Asian region as it is, for example, in Africa, according to the Regional Adviser of the project Water M
17 Feb 2012 - 11:31 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Kazakhstan General Newswire) — Kazakhstan announced plans earlier this month to implement projects with a total worth of $520 million USD this year as part of the state program for water supply systems development.
18 Jan 2012 - 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — A number of rural areas in Kazakhstan lack safe drinking water, and South Kazakhstan, Kyzylorda and Zhambyl provinces are facing shortages of irrigation water, according to an Agriculture M
1 Dec 2011 - 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Kazakhstan has assigned $3.5 billion USD to the reconstruction of water supplies in 86 towns and settlements across the country in association with France’s Veolia Water.
5 Oct 2011 - 09:27 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (News.Az (Azerbaijan)/ PanARMENIAN.Net (Armenia)) — Azerbaijan and 19 other countries agreed to implement 75 water management improvement projects at the seventh Ministerial Conference “Environment for Europe.” The conference was held last week in
28 Sep 2011 - 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — The Kazakh capital, Astana, will spend $4.3 million USD to rehabilitate water and wastewater networks during the period of 2011-2014, the mayor’s office said this month.
28 Sep 2011 - 09:45 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (European Environment Agency/ Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)) — Officials from 53 countries met in the Kazakh capital, Astana, from September 21-23 to discuss water issues and greening the economy as part of the Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference.
21 Sep 2011 - 09:01 by Local Press Report
ALMATY (The Financial (Georgia)) — Thirty-five experts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Canada and the Netherlands met in Almaty for a workshop on groundwater management.