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  • 31 Aug 2011- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan is looking to attract private companies to finance water supply and wastewater networks, according to the Kazakh Agency for Construction and Housing and Utility Sector.  Now, $171-$205.5 million USD is being allocated from
  • 31 Aug 2011- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  The water intake facility in the Kyrgyz town of Balykchy is not working because authorities have confiscated radioactive pipes that were imported from Kazakhstan for use in the project, the town’s acting mayor, Mirlan Boobekov, said
  • 10 Aug 2011- 09:17 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Officials from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have failed to reach agreement on Kazakhstan’s request for additional water supplies during talks in Bishkek last week. Kyrgyz Deputy Energy Minister Avtandil Kalmamatov said
  • 3 Aug 2011- 09:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan  Activities have been suspended at two temporary detention facilities in Kazakhstan’s Almaty province due to lack of centralized water supply and sewerage systems, the General Prosecutor’s Office said. “It was established that
  • 27 Jul 2011- 08:54 by Local Press Report BISHKEK News Agency (Kyrgyzstan) Idle water discharge from Toktogul reservoir will start soon, according to independent energy expert Rasul Umbetaliev. He said that when the volume of water in the reservoir is higher than19 billion cubic meters, it
  • 20 Jul 2011- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Development of aluminum and iron fields in central Kyrgyzstan by Chinese investors could result in an environmental catastrophe-- melting glaciers, which will decrease water resources of the country, and pollution of the Chu River
  • 13 Jul 2011- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan  Southern Kazakhstan is facing a severe water deficit. The amount of water flowing from Uzbekistan through Dostyk Canal has decreased from 46 cubic meters per second to 35 cubic meters per second since June 20, despite the fact that
  • 29 Jun 2011- 09:21 by Local Press Report ASTANA European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Kazakh water supply and wastewater service company TVS&V is inviting tenders for reconstruction of wastewater booster pumping stations as part of the Aktau Water Project. TVS&V received a loan
  • 15 Jun 2011- 17:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Electricity supplier Shygysenergotreyd has cut electricity supply to pumping stations of water utility Semey-Vodokanal in east Kazakhstan this month due to unpaid bills totaling some $1.7 million USD.  “In accordance with the composed
  • 8 Jun 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan During her two-day mission to Tajikistan on May 22-23, Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), met with the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon and Tajik Foreign Minister Khamrokhon Zarifi to
  • 8 Jun 2011- 09:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The governor of Kazakhstan’s Jambyl province, Kanat Bozumbayev, in late May said water reservoirs in the province would be monitored daily.  There are 108 water reservoirs in the province, only five of which are state-owned. “Some 108
  • 11 May 2011- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Construction of a water main to supply the Kazakh city of Aktau on the Caspian Sea with water from the Volga River will start late this year or early next year, according to Governor of Kazakhstan’s Mangystau province Krymbek
  • 4 May 2011- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, ALMATY  Coordinated cooperation on management and conservation of water resources is necessary for solving existing problems and meeting regional challenges in Central Asia, according to Sagit Ibatullin, chair of the Executive Committee of
  • 4 May 2011- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan The farmers of Uzbekistan’s Jizak province will face a severe water deficit this year, and they will pay fines or bear criminal responsibility if they do not use water economically, according to Provincial Governor Sayfiddin Ismailov
  • 23 Mar 2011- 18:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Shortages of drinking water could become a problem for Kazakstan’s Atyrau province, a major oil producing region where drinking water has often been used for industrial needs.  Currently, it is hardly sufficient for domestic