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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Iran last week announced the launch of a $1.5 billion USD project to bring water from the Caspian Sea to its central desert for drinking and irrigation purposes.
  • Part of the money allocated for the completed Drinking Water Program and the Ak Bulak (Clean Water) program in Kazakhstan’s Atyrau province last year was embezzled, according to the Atyrau Prosecutors’ Office.
  • Water supply companies in the Kazakh cities of Atryrau and Aktau, both on the Caspian Sea, this month started barring access to wastewater systems to apartment owners who have failed to pay their bills.
  • 11 May 2011- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Construction of a water main to supply the Kazakh city of Aktau on the Caspian Sea with water from the Volga River will start late this year or early next year, according to Governor of Kazakhstan’s Mangystau province Krymbek
  • 23 Mar 2011- 18:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Shortages of drinking water could become a problem for Kazakstan’s Atyrau province, a major oil producing region where drinking water has often been used for industrial needs.  Currently, it is hardly sufficient for domestic
  • 15 Jul 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Russia and Kazakhstan are accelerating efforts to create a joint company to build a nuclear power plant in the Aktau port on the Caspian Sea, the world's largest inland body of water, in western Kazakhstan. The parties will hold
  • 29 Oct 2008- 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, ALMATY The Caspian Sea, the largest inland body of water on Earth straddling Europe and Asia, will be killed as a result of the development of the giant Kashagan oilfield in the northern part of the sea, according to Mels Eleusizov, head of
  • 5 May 2008- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan — A low-water period threatens to deteriorate water supply in the West Kazakhstan region, regional and water authorities warn. The situation is especially worsening in the region's southern districts, which use waterways flowing