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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
  • 17 Feb 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s energy situation, already complicated by the recent failure of a transformer unit at the Toktogul Hydropower Plant, could get worse due to declining water levels in the Toktogul Reservoir, according to the country’s
  • 22 Aug 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan has stopped exporting water to Kazakhstan, but will resume doing do when there is enough water available, Kyrgyz Minister of Energy and Industry Osmonbek Artykbayev said earlier this week. “We will supply the remainder--
  • 5 Aug 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan on August 1st started providing water to neighboring Kazakhstan, in exchange for electricity supply from Kazakhstan during the coming winter. Kazakhstan needs the water in order to irrigate plantations in the southern part
  • 24 Jul 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s water sources are at low levels this year, Deputy Prime Minister Taiyrbek Sarpashev warned this week. He criticized local authorities for failing to prepare for drought, given that the country faces a similar situation
  • 23 May 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz Parliament’s Committee for the Fuel and Energy Sector and the Use of Mineral Resources on May 20th recommended cutting off water supply to neighboring Uzbekistan until the downstream country resumes natural gas supply to
  • 1 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Toktogul Reservoir, located on the Naryn River in Kyrgyzstan, is currently holding only 8.5 billion cubic meters of water, rather than the 19 billion cubic meters it should be holding, and this could lead to serious water
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kyrgyzstan should release water from the Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River, a tributary of the Syr Darya, for irrigation in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, according to Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament Adakhan Madumarov. Madumarov said this is necessary
  • 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
  • 14 Apr 2008- 23:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan- The countries of the Aral Sea basin recognize the creation of a water-energy consortium as being necessary. But, unable to agree on the terms of its establishment, they have set their hopes on the international community. The idea
  • 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

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