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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
  • 18 Dec 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The collapse of the Russian rouble has lowered the price of water exports to neighboring Kazakhstan, and as a result Kazakhstan is getting an additional 9.5 million cubic from the Volga River, according to Kazbek Kenzhigaliyev,
  • 12 Jul 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report ASTANA Tengri News Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Ministry has suggest to divert water from the Volga river to replenish the Ural river, Tengrinews.kz reports. “The current situation with the Ural river requires urgent measures. We all remember how the
  • 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.
  • Kazakhstan is providing more than $46.5 million USD from the national and local budgets to carry out 20 water supply projects in 20 inhabited localities in the Aral Sea region before the end of this year, officials in Kyzlorda province announced on January 11.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered support to Kyrgyzstan in its conflict with downstream Uzbekistan over distribution of water resources in Central Asia. Almost $500 million USD in debt will be excused in exchange for a package of deals that will extend Moscow's water, energy and military influence in the region.
  • Uzbek President Islam Karimov warned of possible future water wars in Central Asia and reproached neighboring countries for their plans to dam trans-boundary rivers for hydropower projects.
  • Uzbek President Islam Karimov this month approved the feasibility study for a $32.9 million USD project to rehabilitate a water intake facility and pipeline networks in the country’s Jizak province.
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, ALMATY Current problems with water resources management can be resolved only when the interests of all states in the region are taken into consideration, according to Miroslav Jenca, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and
  • 8 Dec 2010- 13:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan T he main facilities of the Koksarai water reservoir on the Syr Darya River in southern Kazakhstan were completed on December 1, according to a senior Kazakh official. Speaking during a telephone conference, Kazakh First Deputy Prime
  • 10 Feb 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The Koksarai water reservoir on the Syr Darya River in Kazakhstan will start filling with water on February 10, Kazakh Emergency Minister Vladimir Bozhko told a meeting this month at the ministry attended by Kazakh Prime Minister
  • 27 Jan 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan I he first stage of the Koksarai water reservoir on the Syr Darya River will be completed by February 1, Kazakh Emergency Minister Vladimir Bozhko said during a working trip to the South Kazakhstan province in January. "The pace
  • 3 Jun 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Archaeologists plan to bring a case to court over construction of the Koksarai water reservoir on the Syr Darya River. Once the reservoir is completed, it will flood archaeological sites in South Kazakhstan province. Previously, some

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