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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
  • 6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report JOHOR BAHRU Free Malaysia Today About 17,000 account holders under the Ranhill SAJ water company in Kulai faced water supply disruption which began on Wednesday morning due to ammonia contamination at Sungai Sayong. Johor International Trade, Investment and
  • 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
  • 29 Jan 2016- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUANTAN, Malaysia The government of Malaysia’s Pahang state this week offered assurances that the raw water is it supplying to neighboring Selangor is not contaminated with mining waste. National news agency Bernama quoted Datuk Seri Mohd Soffi Abdul
  • 12 May 2015- 09:03 by Local Press Report PETALING JAYA AsiaOne River pollution is becoming a major cause of unscheduled water disruptions in the country. National Water Services Com­mission (SPAN) chief executive Mohd Ridhuan Ismail said this week that various types of river pollution, including
  • 27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHYMKENT, Uzbekistan Water in Central Asia’s longest river, the Syr Darya, is too polluted even to use for irrigation purposes, according to new findings from the South Kazakhstan State University. Researchers from the university carried out a three
  • 7 Jan 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALMATY, Kazakhstan A new filtration plant started operations last week in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s former capital and the country's largest city. The plant was built as part of the city’s efforts to improve drinking water quality and guarantee
  • 3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent URGENCH, Uzbekistan International donors last week pledged $2.9 billion USD to help save the Aral Sea, which was once the world’s fourth-largest inland lake but is now almost completely dry. The funding-- announced by Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Rustam
  • 21 Oct 2014- 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Toleutay Rakhimbekov, head of Kazakhstan’s National Chamber for the Housing and Utilities Sector, has warned Kazakh citizens against purchasing water meters made in Western Europe, saying these devices often break down because of the
  • 13 Oct 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Three water treatment plants in Malaysia's Selangor state that were shut down over the weekend due to pollution from an oil spill are operational again, the Selangor Water Management Board (Luas) announced on October 12th.
  • 4 Aug 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM Malay Mail Online The water pumping station at the Kampung Hang Tuah, Bestari Jaya mining pool has been sabotaged again, according to youth, sports, infrastructure and public amenities committee chairman Dr Ahmad Yunus Hairi. He said the incident
  • 31 Jul 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Talgar, the administrative center of Talgar district in Kazakhstan’s Almaty province, has been without piped water supply since the water network was damaged by a mudslide in mid-July. The situation has led to conflicts among local
  • 22 Jul 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYZLORDA, Kazakhstan During a period of very hot weather in the days leading up to July 18th, suburban residents of Kyzlorda, a city in central Kazakhstan, suffered from an overwhelming suffocating stench coming from a failing sewage treatment plant.
  • 11 Jul 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan On July 8th, the government of Kyrgyzstan announced a $23 million USD project to upgrade the fresh and wastewater infrastructure in the capital city, Bishkek. The project is being carried out in cooperation with the Swiss Agency for
  • 23 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Malaysia’s Selangor state announced this week that it would turn to experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and from neighboring Singapore to help it monitor water quality, particularly water being supplied to treatment

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