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  • 16 Mar 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan may receive only 300 million cubic meters of water from upstream Kyrgyzstan this year-- only a fraction of the 6 to 7 billion cubic meters it had been receiving-- due to the very low levels in the Toktogul Reservoir,
  • 17 Feb 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s energy situation, already complicated by the recent failure of a transformer unit at the Toktogul Hydropower Plant, could get worse due to declining water levels in the Toktogul Reservoir, according to the country’s
  • 16 Dec 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Dastan Sarygulov, a Kyrgyz businessman and politician who currently heads think tank Nur, said it is not drought, but excessive withdrawals that are to blame for the low water levels in the country’s Toktogul Reservoir on the Naryn
  • 23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A member of the Kyrgyz Parliament has questioned the official reasons given for the low level of water in the Toktogul Reservoir. The lack of water in the reservoir, which is located on the Naryn River, has been blamed on the fact
  • 22 Aug 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan has stopped exporting water to Kazakhstan, but will resume doing do when there is enough water available, Kyrgyz Minister of Energy and Industry Osmonbek Artykbayev said earlier this week. “We will supply the remainder--
  • 5 Aug 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan on August 1st started providing water to neighboring Kazakhstan, in exchange for electricity supply from Kazakhstan during the coming winter. Kazakhstan needs the water in order to irrigate plantations in the southern part
  • 24 Jul 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s water sources are at low levels this year, Deputy Prime Minister Taiyrbek Sarpashev warned this week. He criticized local authorities for failing to prepare for drought, given that the country faces a similar situation
  • 13 Jun 2014- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan may cut off water supply to Uzbekistan, ostensibly to repair an irrigation canal, Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Abdrakhman Mamataliev said earlier this week. He said representatives of the Kyrgyz government had recently
  • 23 May 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz Parliament’s Committee for the Fuel and Energy Sector and the Use of Mineral Resources on May 20th recommended cutting off water supply to neighboring Uzbekistan until the downstream country resumes natural gas supply to
  • 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, and this could lead to serious water
  • 14 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A huge underground oil spill could seep into Kyrgyzstan’s Lake Issyk-Kul if efforts are not made to prevent it, Emil Shukurov, a scientist and head of environmental group Aleyne, warned last week. The spill, which consists mainly of
  • 16 Dec 2009- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan B uilders of the Kambarata-2 hydroelectric plant on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, in Kyrgyzstan are preparing for a large explosion in late December, raising concern in downstream neighbor Uzbekistan. Depending on
  • 11 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The volume of water in the Toktogul water reservoir on the Naryn River in Kyrgyzstan was at 12.8 billion cubic meters on October 28, 34.7 percent more than on the same date last year, utility company Electricheskie stantsii said. On
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan is ready to carry out an independent ecological evaluation of the Kambarata-1 and Kambarata-2 hydroelectric plants on the trans-boundary Naryn River, former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Igor Chudinov said during his meeting with
  • 14 Oct 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The volume of water in the Toktogul reservoir on the transboundary Naryn River in Kyrgyzstan came to 12.7 billion cubic meters on October 5, which is 32.3 percent more than on the same date last year, utility company Electricheskie

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