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
5 Feb 2013 - 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Tashkent’s Development Department – the local government agency for responsible for construction and general public maintenance works -- is polluting the Burjar Canal, a major source of industria
31 Jan 2013 - 08:30 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (World Bank (press release)) — Rural communities of over 10 million people in eight regions of Uzbekistan will benefit from the US$12.699 million Global Environment Facility (GEF) grant financing for the Sustainable Agriculture
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
17 Dec 2012 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
MOSCOW (Business New Europe) — Uzbekistan and Russia are to organise an independent report on the impact of the Kambarara hydropower plant in Kyrgyzstan, which lies upstream of Uzbekistan in the Syr-Darya river basin.
8 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — A delegation headed by World Bank Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist Pier Francesco Mantovani traveled to Uzbekistan in early November to discuss possibilities for improving water supply and wa
18 Oct 2012 - 09:44 by Local Press Report
10 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — Russian President Vladimir Putin avoided expressing support for construction of the Rogun hydropower plant during his visit to Tajikistan last week.
27 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Russia’s support for upstream Kyrgyzstan in its dispute with downstream Uzbekistan over water resources in Central Asia will strain Russian-Uzbek relations, according to an Uzbek expert.
13 Sep 2012 - 10:07 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Global Times ) — China and Uzbekistan agreed on Tuesday to further their pragmatic cooperation in the areas of trade, investment transportation and agriculture. The pledge was made during a meeting between vis
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
4 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — South Korea will provide Uzbekistan with an $80 million USD loan before the end of the year to improve drinking water supply in three provinces of the country, according to the communal services ag
4 Sep 2012 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Asian Development Bank) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Uzbekistan have agreed on a new five-year country partnership strategy (CPS) for 2012-2016 that will focus on promoting inclusive growth through d
17 Aug 2012 - 08:29 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Turkish Weekly) — Uzbekistan plans to attract an Islamic Development Bank (IDB) loan to the sum of $60 million for the modernisation of irrigation systems in the Khorezm region (north-west), a source in government c
14 May 2012 - 11:16 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)) — There is no "suitable mediator" which will be able to solve the water dispute between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, the U.S.
13 May 2012 - 16:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — Political tensions between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan over use of shared water resources and other issues may be spilling over into ethnic tensions inside their borders.
5 Apr 2012 - 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The prices of hot and cold water, wastewater services and heat supply in Tashkent have increased by 10-15 percent since April 1, the city’s heat and water utilities said.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:18 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)) — Uzbek President Islam Karimov has signed a resolution on the reconstruction, improvement and development of the Old City of Tashkent, he said at a session of the Tashkent City Council of People’s
21 Mar 2012 - 19:08 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Times of Central Asia) — Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources has signed a $46.6 million USD contract with China’s Sinohydro Corporation for the implementation of a project to improve land reclamation
1 Mar 2012 - 00:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Uzbekistan will use $59 million USD in loan funds from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for water and wastewater projects in several areas of the country.
11 Jan 2012 - 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The Uzbek agency for communal services, Uzkommunhizmat, will start work on 21 water supply and wastewater projects worth $442.5 million USD this year, the agency said in late December.
15 Dec 2011 - 20:51 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (New Europe) — Climate change, depletion of water resources and rapid population growth will cause food shortages in Uzbekistan in the next 13 years, according to new research presented at the Center for Econom
2 Nov 2011 - 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Agricultural development is having a negative impact on groundwater in the country, according to members of Uzbekistan’s Parliament and scientists from national research and educational ins
12 Oct 2011 - 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Suvsoz, the water and wastewater utility in the Uzbek capital, started rehabilitation of its networks late last month, according to the utility’s chief engineer, Dunanbay Kazibekov.
5 Oct 2011 - 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Prices for cold water, hot water and wastewater services have risen by 6.3 to 9.3 percent in Tashkent, the Uzbek capital, starting October 1.
28 Sep 2011 - 09:40 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Uznews.net (Uzbekistan)) — The Uzbek Foreign Ministry is denying claims that the country is facing an outbreak of cholera.
31 Aug 2011 - 09:10 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Central Asia Newswire) — South Korea is lending Uzbekistan a total of $155 million USD to support economic and social development in the country.
15 Jun 2011 - 17:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — Uzbekistan has approached the United Nations with an official appeal describing the growing problems in the area of water distribution and managemenent in Central Asia.
25 May 2011 - 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The water of trans-boundary rivers in the territory of any state in Central Asia should be used in such a way as not to do harm to other states, according to participants at a regional conf
11 May 2011 - 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Uzbekistan has maintained its irrigation potential but is concerned about future water supplies, according to Vadim Sokolov, deputy head of the Tashkent-based Scientific and Information Center of
27 Jan 2011 - 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews) — TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews) -- Efforts to halt the steady destruction of the Aral Sea are getting renewed attention from donors, but will face continued hurdles in the years ahead as growing
6 Oct 2010 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — T he Burjar canal, a main waterway in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent, is being polluted with household rubbish and construction waste, local residents reported.
18 Aug 2010 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — A retired Uzbek military officer is depriving farmers in the country's Tashkent province of irrigation water, filling in a nearby water collector.
31 Mar 2010 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — I he visit by Kazakh president Nursukan Nazarbaev to Tashkent, and by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedov to Dushanbe in March is the evidence that
17 Feb 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The water supply system in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent, has improved under a $14.7 million USD project to increase the system's capacity by 20 percent.
Under the project, launched in 2006, three
3 Feb 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — I he prices of hot and cold water and heat supply have increased by around 20 percent in the Uzbek capital since October 1 to cover the production costs for these
27 Jan 2010 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The water supply system in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent, was improved under the framework of a $14.7 million USD project aimed at increasing its capacity by 20 percent.
1 Jul 2009 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Veolia Water is planning to invest $526 million USD in drinking water supply and sewerage systems in the Uzbek cities of Tashkent and Samarkand, as a result
6 May 2009 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The World Bank has promised Tashkent that it will establish an international commission of independent experts to evaluate construction of the Rogun hydroelectric plant on the Vakhsh River in
8 Apr 2009 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — I he government of Tashkent has increased the price of cold water by 6 percent and hot water and heating supply by 8 percent starting April 1, a bank employee,