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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 6 May 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report ASTANA, Kazakhstan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty The water of the Syr Darya River is severely polluted, and it can carry carcinogens into rice fields, pass toxins from nursing mothers to newborns, and is seen as a threat to the health and livelihood of the
  • 15 Apr 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The flow of the Syr Darya River in Kazakhstan is unfit to irrigate fields, as the river water contains pollutants that can cause cancer in people who eat agricultural products irrigated with it, a Kazakh professor said. Malik
  • 18 Mar 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan K azakhstan has opened the sluices to allow excess water from the Shardara water reservoir on the Syr Darya River to flow into Uzbekistan's Arnasay lakes. The Kazakhstanskaya Pravda newspaper reported that some 100 cubic meters
  • 10 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The volume of water in the Shardara reservoir on the Syr Darya River in Kazakhstan was at 1.6 billion cubic meters in mid-November, nearly two-thirds more than in the same period last year, the Kazakh water enterprise Yugvodkhoz said.
  • 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- 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