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  • 25 Feb 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PETROPAVL, Kazakhstan North Kazakhstan province will spend over $16 million USD on water supply projects this year, Governor Samat Yeskendirov said in his address to the province late last week. “We will build and rehabilitate 34 water supply facilities
  • 7 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakh parliament member Dariga Nazarbayeva, who is also the eldest daughter of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has proposed merging the utilities involved in water, heating, electricity and natural gas supplies throughout the country
  • 31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Villagers in the remote eastern Kazakh village of Balyktykol say they have been forced to drink “poisoned” water, and a number of them have been hospitalized as a result. The villagers said last week that they have had to resort to
  • 24 Jan 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The water utility in the Kazakh capital, Astana, reduced its water losses last year thanks to repair and modernization work carried out on the water supply networks, the mayor’s office said earlier this week. In 2012, the city’s water
  • 13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHYMKENT, Kazakhstan Up to half of the funds allocated for projects under the national Ak Bulak (Clean Water) Program in South Kazakhstan province have been embezzled, prosecutors said last week. “Scandals linked to the realization of water supply
  • 7 Jan 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Bishkekvodokanal, the water utility operating in the Kyrgyz capital, last week denied accusations that it violated public procurement rules during the $15.6 million USD, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)-funded
  • 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
  • 16 Dec 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Eighty percent of North Kazakhstan province’s population now has access to centralized water supply, according to Governor Samat Eskendirov. “Today we have brought the percentage of those who have access to centralized water supply in
  • 9 Dec 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTAU, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan’s Mangystau Province will need $1.2 billion USD in funding to complete the Ak Bulak (Clean Water) Program by 2020, according to Mangystau Governor Alik Aidarbayev. “As you know, … [$844 million USD] is provided for the
  • 13 Nov 2013- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALMATY, Kazakhstan Many of the inhabited areas in Kazakhstan’s Almaty province lack access to safe drinking water, despite the projects carried out there under the national Drinking Water Program. Experts say none of the province’s districts are being
  • 11 Nov 2013- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTOBE, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan will allocate a total of $96.1 million USD in 2013-2014 to ensure access to safe drinking water for over 90 percent of residents of Aktobe Province, a regional official said last week. Mamyrgali Akkagazov, head of Aktobe
  • 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
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report ASTANA Trend News Agency Kazakhstan is considering the possibility of building of new canal from the rivers Irtysh to Ishim through the city of Astana, Environment Minister Nurlan Kapparov said on Monday, speaking in the Majilis (Parliament's lower
  • 2 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSKEMEN, Kazakhstan The case of alleged embezzlement committed during construction of the wastewater network in the city of Oskemen, in East Kazakhstan province, has taken a new turn. Last month, East Kazakhstan Province’s financial police reported that
  • 1 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report ASTANA Times of Central Asia Kazakhstan scientists suggest an original solution to the country's water deficit problem, reports. Kazakhstan is experiencing a deficit of water in its biggest river Irtysh that flows into Kazakhstan from China