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  • 16 Mar 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan may receive only 300 million cubic meters of water from upstream Kyrgyzstan this year-- only a fraction of the 6 to 7 billion cubic meters it had been receiving-- due to the very low levels in the Toktogul Reservoir,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 13 Jun 2014- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan may cut off water supply to Uzbekistan, ostensibly to repair an irrigation canal, Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Abdrakhman Mamataliev said earlier this week. He said representatives of the Kyrgyz government had recently
  • 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
  • 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
  • 24 Jun 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Now that Kyrgyzstan's Toktogul reservoir on the Naryn River is being converted from an irrigation to an energy mode, Uzbekistan plans to complete the Andijan-2 hydroelectric plant on the border with Kyrgyzstan late this year.
  • 1 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Negotiations between Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan over the distribution of the water resources of the Naryn-Syr Darya basin have proven ineffective because of the egoism of the participating parties, say experts. The
  • 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
  • 20 May 2008- 08:40 by Local Press Report TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Journal of Turkish Weekly (Turkey) — The country's depleted irrigation water reservoirs could cause problems with this year's cotton crop. The reservoirs for crop irrigation dropped last summer during the unusually hot growing
  • 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

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