Kazakh Researchers Suggest Turning Rivers Back to Improve Supplies

1 Oct 2013 by Local Press Report

Kazakhstan scientists suggest an original solution to the country's water deficit problem, Tengrinews.kz reports. Kazakhstan is experiencing a deficit of water in its biggest river Irtysh that flows into Kazakhstan from China. China has been diverting more and more water from the river as it strives to develop its arid western territories.  The two countries have repeatedly discussed the use of the river, and China has given Kazakhstan a lot of friendly promises, but the situation with the quality and quality of water in the river has not changed. Kazakhstan researchers have suggested two projects both of which involve turning the rivers flowing outside Kazakhstan back into the country, Tengrinews...

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