Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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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 Kazakhstan, ALMATY The Caspian Sea, the largest inland body of water on Earth straddling Europe and Asia, will be killed as a result of the development of the giant Kashagan oilfield in the northern part of the sea, according to Mels Eleusizov, head of
  • 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,
  • 8 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kazakhstan will supply 250 million kilowatt-hours of electricity to Kyrgyzstan, which is suffering from electricity and water deficits, according to Kyrgyz Prime Minister Igor Chudinov. Chudinov told the country's parliament that
  • 1 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Irtysh River flowing through China, Kazakhstan and the Siberian part of Russia might cease to exist in the Russian territory because China is constructing canals that divert the initial part of the river for irrigation. Irtysh is the
  • 17 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Negotiations among Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan over distribution of the Syr Darya water resources have proven ineffective. During the negotiations, held in the Kazakh city of Almaty last week, Kyrgyzstan pushed for
  • 10 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan has completed delivery of 520 million kilowatthours of electricity and water to Kazakhstan, on which it has earned more than $22 million USD to buy fuel for the Bishkek thermal power station, according to the national
  • 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

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