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  • 21 Oct 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report BAKU Trend News Agency Forty-five water reservoirs in Kazakhstan are in dangerous condition and require repairs, Kazakh Agriculture Ministry said Oct. 20. In total there are 309 water reservoirs in Kazakhstan. The state owns 83 of them. Energy Security Food
  • 10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz security forces last week “eliminated” a group of suspected “terrorists” who had seized the Orto-Tokoy water reservoir on the Chu River in north-central Kyrgyzstan’s Naryn province. The operation was part of the Rubezh 2016
  • 21 Sep 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The world’s first and largest seawater desalination and cooling plant has opened near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adsorption Desalination and Cooling (ADC) will be used commercially in Saudi Arabia initially, with interest in the
  • 9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has reduced supply of water and has urged residents to conserve following a substantial drop in supply from borehole sources which account for 60 percent of water supplied in the Zambian capital
  • 17 Aug 2016- 03:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Turkey so far has provided 19 million cubic meters of freshwater to northern Cyprus through the $553 million USD Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project, according to officials at the Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry. The water is being
  • 11 Aug 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers and Heads of State and Government summit, to be held in Mbabane, Swaziland later this month, will look at potential measures to boost energy and water resources in
  • 2 Aug 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report STEPNOGORSK Kazakh TV Stepnogorsk Pipe Plant is one of the largest enterprises of the national market that adjusted production of new products. Nowadays, the plant produces the highest quality pipe with diameter of over one meter. Thus, the product range
  • 26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Water transported from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline has reached north Nicosia, Mayor Mehmet Harmancı said this week. Harmancı said 90 percent of the city will be supplied with the Turkish water. The goal is to
  • 28 Jun 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FAMAGUSTA, Nicosia Water pumped from Turkey to northern Cyprus has finally started to flow to Famagusta, Turkish Cypriot officials said this week. Local media quoted Turkish Cypriot Agriculture Minister Nazım Çavuşoğlu as saying 7,500 cubic meters of
  • 21 Jun 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report OSKEMEN Kazakh-TV Flood situation still remains critical in East Kazakhstan region. For the first time in 50 years the level of water in the Black Irtysh exceeded the critical level. At the same time 2/3 of the filling of Bukhtarma reservoir goes from here
  • 21 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Over 41.4 million people in southern Africa are food insecure, and 21 million require immediate assistance, according to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat. The figures came from the Regional Vulnerability
  • 13 Jun 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Local councils in northern Cyprus are currently deciding whether or not to accept water piped in from Turkey via the Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project at the transitional price of $.78 USD per ton. The Nicosia Turkish Municipality has
  • 2 Jun 2016- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYRTOU, Cyprus The flow of freshwater to parts of northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline from Turkey has been delayed due to technical problems at the Myrtou pumping station. Officials from the Turkish General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ)
  • 17 May 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government plans to put another 17, 500 hectares of land under irrigation by the end of this year in order to reduce the country’s dependence on rain-fed agriculture. President Edgar Lungu told a press conference in Lusaka
  • 5 May 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOMSK, Russia A recent proposal to transfer as much a billion cubic meters of water from Russia’s Altai region to China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has raised concerns among Russian environmentalists and experts. The possibility of selling water

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