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  • 18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan The government of Turkmenistan announced on December 13 that it will build a new desalination plant on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The planned facility will provide 50,000 cubic meters of freshwater a day to the parched desert
  • 16 Dec 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Eighty percent of North Kazakhstan province’s population now has access to centralized water supply, according to Governor Samat Eskendirov. “Today we have brought the percentage of those who have access to centralized water supply in
  • 9 Dec 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTAU, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan’s Mangystau Province will need $1.2 billion USD in funding to complete the Ak Bulak (Clean Water) Program by 2020, according to Mangystau Governor Alik Aidarbayev. “As you know, … [$844 million USD] is provided for the
  • 13 Nov 2013- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALMATY, Kazakhstan Many of the inhabited areas in Kazakhstan’s Almaty province lack access to safe drinking water, despite the projects carried out there under the national Drinking Water Program. Experts say none of the province’s districts are being
  • 11 Nov 2013- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTOBE, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan will allocate a total of $96.1 million USD in 2013-2014 to ensure access to safe drinking water for over 90 percent of residents of Aktobe Province, a regional official said last week. Mamyrgali Akkagazov, head of Aktobe
  • 8 Oct 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTAU, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan is planning to build a 100,000 cubic-meter-per-day desalination plant to supply drinking water to Mangystau province, provincial authorities said last week. Israel’s IDE Technologies Ltd. will build the plant under a private
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report ASTANA Trend News Agency Kazakhstan is considering the possibility of building of new canal from the rivers Irtysh to Ishim through the city of Astana, Environment Minister Nurlan Kapparov said on Monday, speaking in the Majilis (Parliament's lower
  • 2 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSKEMEN, Kazakhstan The case of alleged embezzlement committed during construction of the wastewater network in the city of Oskemen, in East Kazakhstan province, has taken a new turn. Last month, East Kazakhstan Province’s financial police reported that
  • 1 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report ASTANA Times of Central Asia Kazakhstan scientists suggest an original solution to the country's water deficit problem, Tengrinews.kz reports. Kazakhstan is experiencing a deficit of water in its biggest river Irtysh that flows into Kazakhstan from China
  • 30 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The water supply company operating in the Kazakh capital, Astana, has spent about $21 million USD since 2010 to upgrade water supply and wastewater networks in the city, the utility said last week. “Some 66.5 kilometers of worn out
  • 19 Sep 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTAU, Kazakhstan As part of the $25 million USD project to upgrade its aged water infrastructure, the city government of Aktau in Kazakhstan has announced it will switch to desalination plants to meet all its water needs. For decades, drinking water in
  • 18 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakh law enforcement agencies have uncovered new evidence of embezzlement committed during construction of several wastewater networks in different parts of the country. According to East Kazakhstan Province’s Financial Police, a
  • 12 Sep 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTAU, Kazakhstan The Caspian Sea city of Aktau is launching a $24 million USD project to replace old water supply and wastewater networks and build new pumping stations, city officials announced last week. Over 90 percent of networks in the city
  • 21 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARAGANDY, Kazakhstan The water utility in the Kazakh city of Karagandy has started blocking off the sewer connections of apartments whose owners have not paid for water supply and wastewater services. Specialists with water utility Karagandy Su are
  • 15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakh First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development Bakytzhan Sagintayev slammed the country’s Ak Bulak (Clean Water) Program, saying there are serious problems with the way it has been implemented. “There are many

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