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  • 9 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening its environmental policy since 2008 and
  • 2 Jul 2018- 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazahkstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev last week ratified an agreement between Kazahkstan and China on cooperation in construction of a landslide prevention dam on the cross-border Khorgos River.  An initial construction agreement
  • 2 Jul 2018- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TARAZ, Kazakhstan Delegates from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan discussed water sharing in the Chu and Talas River Basins at a June 27 conference in Taraz which was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first protocol on water sharing of the Talas River
  • 3 Apr 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report THESSALONIKI Ekathimerini The center and north-western parts of Greece's second-largest city have been without water since Tuesday, when a 40-year-old pipeline that brings water to the city from 50 kilometres away burst. Hundreds of thousands of people
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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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