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  1. ADB Allocates $120M for Supply in Uzbekistan

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Trend News Agency The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $120-million loan to improve access to safe, reliable, sustainable and affordable water supply services for over 260,000 inhabitants in the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  2. Uzbekistan Still Opposes Rogun Hydropower Plant

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Uzbekistan still opposes Tajikistan’s construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, a Russian expert said this week. Leonid Gusev, a senior research fellow at the Analytical ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  3. Tajikistan Starts Construction of Rogun Dam

    31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan on October 29th started construction of the controversial $3.9 billion USD Rogun hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River. Following a ceremony attended by Tajik President Emomali ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2016 - 09:21

  4. Water and Land Issues Divide Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report TASHKENT EurasiaNet.org Twice this year, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have gone toe to toe over who should have ownership over the Kasan-sai reservoir, which is claimed by Uzbekistan despite lying several kilometers ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  5. Tension Flares Again Between Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan Over Disputed Reservoir

    25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/28/2016 - 11:02

  6. Russian Officials Discuss Mongolian Hydropower Plants During ASEM Meeting

    25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Russian officials raised the issue of Mongolian hydropower projects on the rivers that feed Lake Baikal on the sidelines of this month’s Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Ulan Bator. Russian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2016 - 10:15

  7. Uzbekistan Reiterates Concerns Over Tajikistan's Rogun Hydropower Project

    20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2016 - 10:03

  8. Uzbekistan Losing Fight Against Drought

    15 Jul 2016- 10:49 by Local Press Report NUKUS EurasiaNet The Chimbay district of the autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan is home to around 110,000 people. The entire area’s economy depends on farming and animal husbandry. No water means no economy. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2016 - 10:49

  9. China Withholds $1 Billion in Funding for Mongolian Hydropower Projects

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia China is withholding $1 billion USD in funding for a Mongolian hydropower project on a tributary of the Selenge River due to Russian concerns about the project’s potential impact on Lake Baikal. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2016 - 09:58

  10. Italy’s Salini Impregilo Wins $3.9 Billion Contract for Tajikistan's Rogun Hydropower Plant

    1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 11:40

  11. Putin Expresses Concern About Mongolian Hydropower Projects on Selenge River

    24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Russian President Vladimir Putin this week expressed concern about Mongolia’s plans to build a hydropower plant on the Selenge River, which feeds Lake Baikal, the world’s largest ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2016 - 10:02

  12. UNEP Report Highlights Dam-Building as Source of Geopolitical Risk in Trans-boundary River Basins

    4 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States A new assessment of the world’s trans-boundary river basins by the United Nations Environmental Group (UNEP) has identified “hotspots” for potential conflict in the next 15 to 30 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 11:31

  13. Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Discuss Trans-Boundary Rivers

    19 Apr 2016- 09:18 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Times of Central Asia Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev visited Tashkent and held talks with Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov this week. The two leaders stated that water resources of trans ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2016 - 09:18

  14. Uzbekistan Increases Utility Rates This Month

    4 Apr 2016- 09:01 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Trend News Agency Cold water tariffs have increased by 5.4 percent (from 370 soms to 390 soms per cubic meter of water), effective April 1, 2016. Access Regulation Social Issues Utilities Tashkent ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2016 - 09:01

  15. Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan End Border Standoff

    29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/29/2016 - 10:18

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