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  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Water engineers in Kazkhstan have prepared a feasibility study for a project to transfer water from the Tikhaya River to the Irtysh River, as well as to construct a hydroelectric plant to solve the problems of water and electricity
  • 10 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The volume of water in the Shardara reservoir on the Syr Darya River in Kazakhstan was at 1.6 billion cubic meters in mid-November, nearly two-thirds more than in the same period last year, the Kazakh water enterprise Yugvodkhoz said.
  • 3 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The Kazakh cities of Karaganda and Ekibastuz are left without water and heat supplies in winter as the Satpaev Canal has not been prepared for work in the cold season, Chairman of the Water Resources Committee at Kazakhstan's
  • 5 Nov 2008- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The issue of water distribution between China and Kazakhstan will be discussed next year in the wake of an agreement Chinese President Hu Jintao and Nursultan Nazarbayev, his Kazakh counterpart, reached during the 2008 Beijing Olympic
  • 29 Oct 2008- 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Law enforcement authorities in Kazakhstan have found violations in implementing the federal program "Pure Water" in many regions following an investigation that wrapped up on October 16. The violations, such as doctoring
  • 15 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakh scientists have found mass development of cyanobacteria in the Shulbin water reservoir on the Irtysh River, a tributary of the Ob, Kazakhstan's Ministry of Emergency Situations said. The development of cyanobacteria,
  • 13 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Irrigation water in the country's South Kazakhstan province is being distributed by communal commissions in an effort to avoid tension among farmers in the situation of water deficit, according to the Kazakhstan Segodnya news
  • 13 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan In Kazakhstan's Kyzylorda province, worn-out water supply equipment has led to a water deficit, a national news agency reports. According to the Kazinform information agency this week, there has been no drinking water in the city
  • 6 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The farmers of Kazakhstan's southern Zhambyl province are suffering from a lack of irrigation water as neighboring Kyrgyzstan is not honoring agreements on transboundary water sources, the administration of the province's
  • 30 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Uzbekistan has allowed water from the Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, in Kyrgyzstan to pass through its territory. As a result, neighboring Kazakhstan is receiving water intended for it. Despite an
  • 15 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The first phase of work for a $11.3 million USD rural water supply project has been inaugurated in Kazakhstan's Karaganda province, the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry said last week The project, in the Pokornoe village of the
  • 15 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan After a stand-off lasting many weeks, Kazakhstan has concluded an agreement with Kyrgyzstan to supply 600 million cubic meters of water from the Toktogul reservoir, according to Kazak Deputy Prime Minister Umirzak Shukeev. "Last
  • 17 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan K azakhstan this month inaugurated the new Eurasian Water Center to support effective and rational methods for use of Kazakh and other Eurasian water resources. The center will provide expertise for water projects, participate in the
  • 10 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The pumps of the Satpaev Canal supplying the Kazakh capital Astana and the cities of Karaganda and Temirtau with drinking water do not work because of a $330,000 USD unpaid debt to an energy company, a national newspaper reported.
  • 2 Jun 2008- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt he water in the Damietta subsidiary of the Nile is currently registering higher levels of pollution, making it difficult for potable water treatment plants in the governorates of Daqahliya and Damietta to produce water according to

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