Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 2 Nov 2011- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  All of the pumping stations in Kyrgyzstan have been operational for three to four times their economic lifespan, according to Deputy Chairman of the Kyrgyz State Committee on Water Management and Land Reclamation Esen Zhusumatov. 
  • 26 Oct 2011- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Criminal proceedings have been instituted against about 10 officials and contractors accused of embezzlement and abuse of power in Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl province. The defendants were involved in a drinking water program financed from
  • 19 Oct 2011- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Builders have started to create a new irrigated area in Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar province worth $47.3 million USD The irrigated area will cover 82 square kilometers, with 16 canals and a pumping station. “Lands for future sowing have
  • 12 Oct 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan could earn up to $100 million USD per year selling freshwater from high-altitude Lake Sarez, scientists said at an international conference in Dushanbe in late September.  The conference, organized by the Tajik Committee
  • 28 Sep 2011- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The Kazakh capital, Astana, will spend $4.3 million USD to rehabilitate water and wastewater networks during the period of 2011-2014, the mayor’s office said this month.  Some $4 million USD will be allocated for rehabilitation and
  • 31 Aug 2011- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan is looking to attract private companies to finance water supply and wastewater networks, according to the Kazakh Agency for Construction and Housing and Utility Sector.  Now, $171-$205.5 million USD is being allocated from
  • 31 Aug 2011- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  The water intake facility in the Kyrgyz town of Balykchy is not working because authorities have confiscated radioactive pipes that were imported from Kazakhstan for use in the project, the town’s acting mayor, Mirlan Boobekov, said
  • 10 Aug 2011- 09:17 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Officials from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have failed to reach agreement on Kazakhstan’s request for additional water supplies during talks in Bishkek last week. Kyrgyz Deputy Energy Minister Avtandil Kalmamatov said
  • 3 Aug 2011- 09:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan  Activities have been suspended at two temporary detention facilities in Kazakhstan’s Almaty province due to lack of centralized water supply and sewerage systems, the General Prosecutor’s Office said. “It was established that
  • 27 Jul 2011- 08:54 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency (Kyrgyzstan) Idle water discharge from Toktogul reservoir will start soon, according to independent energy expert Rasul Umbetaliev. He said that when the volume of water in the reservoir is higher than19 billion cubic meters, it
  • 20 Jul 2011- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Development of aluminum and iron fields in central Kyrgyzstan by Chinese investors could result in an environmental catastrophe-- melting glaciers, which will decrease water resources of the country, and pollution of the Chu River
  • 13 Jul 2011- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan  Southern Kazakhstan is facing a severe water deficit. The amount of water flowing from Uzbekistan through Dostyk Canal has decreased from 46 cubic meters per second to 35 cubic meters per second since June 20, despite the fact that
  • 29 Jun 2011- 09:21 by Local Press Report ASTANA European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Kazakh water supply and wastewater service company TVS&V is inviting tenders for reconstruction of wastewater booster pumping stations as part of the Aktau Water Project. TVS&V received a loan
  • 15 Jun 2011- 17:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Electricity supplier Shygysenergotreyd has cut electricity supply to pumping stations of water utility Semey-Vodokanal in east Kazakhstan this month due to unpaid bills totaling some $1.7 million USD.  “In accordance with the composed
  • 8 Jun 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan During her two-day mission to Tajikistan on May 22-23, Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), met with the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon and Tajik Foreign Minister Khamrokhon Zarifi to

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