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  1. Kyrgyz Official Raises Doubts About UN Report on Water Access

    16 May 2014- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Deputy Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament Asiya Sasykbayeva this week called into question recent United Nations statistics claiming that 90 percent of the country’s population has access to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2014 - 10:37

  2. Kazakhstan Considers Merging Water Utilities

    9 May 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Some 800 water utilities operating in Kazakh cities will be merged into one or several enterprises in mid-May, in order to make it easier to attract private investment in the sector, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2014 - 10:05

  3. Post-2015 Development Goals Must Address Environment, Inequality, Poverty: ADB

    6 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The UN post-2015 global development agenda, which will replace the Millennium Development Goals when they expire next year, should focus on “unfinished business,” primarily in the areas of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2014 - 10:21

  4. IBRD Lends Kazakhstan $102 Million for Irrigation Infrastructure Upgrades

    5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), part of the World Bank Group, will lend Kazakhstan $102 million USD to upgrade agricultural water infrastructureunder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2014 - 10:00

  5. Central Asian Countries Face Water Shortages This Year

    1 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Toktogul Reservoir, located on the Naryn River in Kyrgyzstan, is currently holding only 8.5 billion cubic meters of water, rather than the 19 billion cubic meters it should be holding, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2014 - 11:57

  6. World Bank Approves $103 Million Loan to Kazakhstan for Irrigation

    30 Apr 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan signed a $102.9 million loan agreement with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) to support efficient water use and ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2014 - 10:04

  7. Kazakhstan Could Face Major Water Deficit in 15 Years: Official

    25 Apr 2014- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan could face a major water deficit in the next 15-25 years, according to a government official. Tursunbek Omurzakov, a member of the Kazakh Parliament’s lower house, said this week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2014 - 09:55

  8. Kazakh Soldiers Get Dysentery From Drinking Tap Water in Kyzylorda

    22 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYZYLORDA, Kazakhstan At least 52 soldiers contracted dysentery after drinking tap water at a military garrison in the Kazakh city of Kyzylorda earlier this month. Authorities in Kyzylorda province officially ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2014 - 10:10

  9. Kazakhstan Appoints New Head of Water

    22 Apr 2014- 09:48 by Local Press Report ASTANA Trend News Agency A new head of the Committee for Water Resources was appointed at the Kazakh Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, the ministry said on April 22. "Islam Abishev was appointed ...

    Local Press Report - 04/22/2014 - 09:48

  10. Kazakh President Approves Water Resources Management Program for 2014-2020

    17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev this week approved the national water resources management program for 2014-2020, the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources said on April 15. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/17/2014 - 10:00

  11. Kazakh Water Utilities Want to Ease Restrictions on Wastewater Discharges

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARAGANDA, Kazakhstan Water utilities in Kazakhstan are asking the government for authorization to discharge more polluted wastewater into rivers, saying they are tired of “draconian demands” and fines imposed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2014 - 12:29

  12. Dam Burst Kills Five in Kazakhstan

    1 Apr 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report ASTANA Shanghai Daily A flash flood triggered by a dam burst killed five people and injured nine others in Kazakhstan's northern Karaganda state, the Emergencies Ministry said on Monday. According to the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2014 - 10:20

  13. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Presidents Discuss Cooperation

    27 Mar 2014- 10:37 by Local Press Report ALMATY Tengri News Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev in Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city, Tengrinews.kz reports, citing President Nazarbayev& ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2014 - 10:50

  14. Floods Destroy Water Supply, Sewerage Systems in East Kazakhstan Province

    26 Mar 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSKEMEN, Kazakhstan Water levels in rivers in East Kazakhstan province have risen significantly in the last few days, flooding cities and overwhelming drinking water and sewerage systems, according to local ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2014 - 09:59

  15. Kazakh President Meets With Dutch Prime Minister

    25 Mar 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Tengri News On his visit to the Netherlands to attend the global nuclear security summit in the Hague, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met His Majesty King of the Netherlands Willem ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2014 - 10:09

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