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  • 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
  • 21 Apr 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The Kazakh government has allocated $58.3 million USD for 26 water infrastructure rehabilitation and construction projects in 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture announced last week. That figure is about $9 million USD less than the
  • 2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan has started building a new non-rigid (earth and rockfill) dam on the Syr Darya River in Kyzylorda province in order to prevent water shortages in the region, the Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture said on February 27th. “The
  • 17 Feb 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s energy situation, already complicated by the recent failure of a transformer unit at the Toktogul Hydropower Plant, could get worse due to declining water levels in the Toktogul Reservoir, according to the country’s
  • 22 Aug 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan has stopped exporting water to Kazakhstan, but will resume doing do when there is enough water available, Kyrgyz Minister of Energy and Industry Osmonbek Artykbayev said earlier this week. “We will supply the remainder--
  • 5 Aug 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan on August 1st started providing water to neighboring Kazakhstan, in exchange for electricity supply from Kazakhstan during the coming winter. Kazakhstan needs the water in order to irrigate plantations in the southern part
  • 24 Jul 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s water sources are at low levels this year, Deputy Prime Minister Taiyrbek Sarpashev warned this week. He criticized local authorities for failing to prepare for drought, given that the country faces a similar situation
  • 23 May 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz Parliament’s Committee for the Fuel and Energy Sector and the Use of Mineral Resources on May 20th recommended cutting off water supply to neighboring Uzbekistan until the downstream country resumes natural gas supply to
  • 1 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Toktogul Reservoir, located on the Naryn River in Kyrgyzstan, is currently holding only 8.5 billion cubic meters of water, rather than the 19 billion cubic meters it should be holding, and this could lead to serious water
  • 29 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan has started water releases from the Kayrakkum Reservoir on the Syr Darya River to supply downstream Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan with needed irrigation water, Tajik Deputy Minister of Melioration and Water Resources Sulton
  • 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.
  • 30 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Uzbekistan has allowed water from the Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, in Kyrgyzstan to pass through its territory. As a result, neighboring Kazakhstan is receiving water intended for it. Despite an
  • 3 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kyrgyzstan should release water from the Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, for irrigation in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, according to Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament Adakhan Madumarov. Madumarov said this is necessary
  • 12 May 2008- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The Shardara reservoir on the Syr Darya River in the South Kazakhstan region is now receiving 10 times less water than last year, a representative of local water authorities said, in remarks quoted by the national Kazakhstan Segodnya

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