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  • 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
  • 9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan is considering building dams on the trans-boundary Ili River to maintain water levels in Lake Balkhash, an agricultural ministry committee said earlier this week. However, environmentalists have warned that the project is
  • 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
  • 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
  • 22 Apr 2008- 00:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan- Kazakhstan will participate in reconstruction of the Kayrakkum reservoir in Tajikistan, which will add an extra 500 million cubic meters of water for irrigation in Kazakhstan and neighboring Uzbekistan, according to Anatoly Ryabtsev,
  • 22 Apr 2008- 00:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan- Negotiations held in the Tajik city of Khujand in mid-April on water distribution among the Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan have failed due to the absence of the Kyrgyz side, according to
  • 7 Apr 2008- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Authorities in Kazakhstan's Kyzyl-Orda region have raised objections over a plan by the national government to construct a water reservoir on the Syr Darya River in the South-Kazakhstan region. In late March, the Kazakh
  • 7 Apr 2008- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan- Kazakhstan is urging other countries of the Aral Sea basin to establish a water-energy consortium to regulate water supply in exchange for fuel and to help solve financial problems. "We will continue to consistently urge our