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  • 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
  • 23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A member of the Kyrgyz Parliament has questioned the official reasons given for the low level of water in the Toktogul Reservoir. The lack of water in the reservoir, which is located on the Naryn River, has been blamed on the fact
  • 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
  • 4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan is planning to withdraw more water from the trans-boundary Syr Darya River to expand irrigation in the country, national authorities said earlier this week. The country has developed projects to irrigate new areas in Sughd
  • 26 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan took a unified stance on water use and other environmental issues in the region when leaders of both countries met during the International Conference on Water Cooperation in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe,
  • 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
  • 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- 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