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  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan I""' astern Kazakhstan is at risk of flooding from the Maloulbinskoye reservoir on the Malaja Ulba River, whose dam was built as early as in 1936, experts warned in late October. Some $7 million USD is needed to repair
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report Kazakhstan, JEDDAH Zawya The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $552 million USD for new development projects in Albania, Jordan, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Burkina Faso and Benin. Seven are grants from the Waqf Fund for projects in
  • 28 Oct 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, SHYMKENT The Shardara water reservoir in South Kazakhstan province has started filling, according to Aygul Omarova, head of the department of water consumption at Kazakhstan's national water enterprise, Yugvodkhoz. "Currently, the
  • 7 Oct 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The case against Anatoly Ryabtsev, former chairman of the Water Resources Committee at Kazakhstan's Agriculture Ministry, went to trial in Astana, the Kazakh capital, on September 30. Ryabtsev is accused of creation and management
  • 23 Sep 2009- 14:48 by Local Press Report BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan 24.kg (Kyrgyzstan) Kyrgyzstan has not built a single water reservoir since its independence from the former Soviet Union, while neighboring Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have built 40 and 30 reservoirs, respectively, Vice Speaker of
  • 2 Sep 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan A' n international expedition including scientists from Belgium, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Holland, in August started a study of Lake Balkhash in southeastern Kazakhstan to determine the age of the water body and make
  • 5 Aug 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, ALMATY Drinking water in Almaty, the former Kazakh capital, is now being treated using sodium hypochlorite instead of liquid chlorine, said local water authorities. The new method was introduced in late July. Sodium hypochlorite was already
  • 15 Jul 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Russia and Kazakhstan are accelerating efforts to create a joint company to build a nuclear power plant in the Aktau port on the Caspian Sea, the world's largest inland body of water, in western Kazakhstan. The parties will hold
  • 24 Jun 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan There has been positive movement in regulation of water and energy problems with upstream Kyrgyzstan, according to Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov. "I would like foremost to mention all agreements, which were reached in the
  • 3 Jun 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Archaeologists plan to bring a case to court over construction of the Koksarai water reservoir on the Syr Darya River. Once the reservoir is completed, it will flood archaeological sites in South Kazakhstan province. Previously, some
  • 20 May 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The Kamysh-Samarsk lakes in West Kazakhstan province, which supply water for Zhanakala district in the province's south, have dried up as a result of unprecedented drought, according to local authorities. As a result, Kazakhstan
  • 13 May 2009- 10:07 by Local Press Report LONDON, Kazakhstan European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The Shymkent Water Company is seeking a consultant to assist with preparation and implementation of a performance-based service agreement between the company and the city of Shymkent, funded
  • 6 May 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report ASTANA, Kazakhstan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty The water of the Syr Darya River is severely polluted, and it can carry carcinogens into rice fields, pass toxins from nursing mothers to newborns, and is seen as a threat to the health and livelihood of the
  • 22 Apr 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan I mplementation of water supply and other infrastructure projects is one of the five priority measures for tackling the economic crisis in Kazakhstan. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev ordered the government to include water supply
  • 15 Apr 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The flow of the Syr Darya River in Kazakhstan is unfit to irrigate fields, as the river water contains pollutants that can cause cancer in people who eat agricultural products irrigated with it, a Kazakh professor said. Malik

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