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  • 30 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The water supply company operating in the Kazakh capital, Astana, has spent about $21 million USD since 2010 to upgrade water supply and wastewater networks in the city, the utility said last week. “Some 66.5 kilometers of worn out
  • 19 Sep 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTAU, Kazakhstan As part of the $25 million USD project to upgrade its aged water infrastructure, the city government of Aktau in Kazakhstan has announced it will switch to desalination plants to meet all its water needs. For decades, drinking water in
  • 18 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakh law enforcement agencies have uncovered new evidence of embezzlement committed during construction of several wastewater networks in different parts of the country. According to East Kazakhstan Province’s Financial Police, a
  • 12 Sep 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTAU, Kazakhstan The Caspian Sea city of Aktau is launching a $24 million USD project to replace old water supply and wastewater networks and build new pumping stations, city officials announced last week. Over 90 percent of networks in the city
  • 21 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARAGANDY, Kazakhstan The water utility in the Kazakh city of Karagandy has started blocking off the sewer connections of apartments whose owners have not paid for water supply and wastewater services. Specialists with water utility Karagandy Su are
  • 15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakh First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development Bakytzhan Sagintayev slammed the country’s Ak Bulak (Clean Water) Program, saying there are serious problems with the way it has been implemented. “There are many
  • 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
  • 15 Jul 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHYMKENT, Kazakhstan The South Kazakhstan Prosecutors Office said last week that some of the funds provided to the province for the national Ak Bulak (Clean Water) program have been embezzled. Money was provided for a number of water supply facilities
  • 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
  • 28 Jun 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSKEMEN, Kazakhstan The Kazakh Ministry of Regional Development earlier this month proposed transferring water from the trans-boundary Irtysh River to central Kazakhstan, in an effort to solve the problem of a drinking and irrigation water shortages
  • 7 Jun 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report ASTANA Central Asia Online Kazakhstan is in danger of facing a 14 billion cu. metre annual water shortage by 2030, Environment Protection Minister Nurlan Kapparov June 5 warned at a Central Communications Service for the President of Kazakhstan (CCSPK)
  • There is no simple solution to water problems in Central Asia and potential for conflicts there is huge, according to Matthias Kramer, a professor at the Dresden University of Technology and participant of the German Water Partnership.
  • Some of the state funds allocated for the Drinking Water Program in South Kazakhstan Province have disappeared and some have been wasted, the South Kazakhstan Prosecutors’ Office said on April 20.
  • 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.

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