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  1. Karaganda Su Ordered to Reduce Water, Sewage Tariffs

    21 Dec 2011- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, KARAGANDA Karaganda Su, a water utility company in Kazakhstan, has been ordered by an anti-trust court ruling to reduce its tariffs for water and sewage services. The court gave the company five da ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:33

  2. 23 New Drinking Water Supply Facilities Launched in Kazakhstan

    21 Dec 2011- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan As many as 23 new water supply facilities will be put into commission in East Kazakhstan province by the end of 2011, provincial authorities said this month. Head of the East Kazakhstan prov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:33

  3. Kyrgyzstan Seeks International Climate Adaptation Funds

    7 Dec 2011- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  Kyrgyzstan in late November hosted a conference to discuss barriers to participation in water resources management in Kyrgyzstan and ways of breaking them down, as part of an effort to secu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:35

  4. Ural River Clean-Up Will Cost $11.5 Million USD

    7 Dec 2011- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Some $11.5 million USD is needed to improve the condition of the trans-boundary Ural River, provincial authorities in Kazakhstan said in late November. Work on cleaning the river will start n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:34

  5. Kazakhstan,Veolia Sign Agreement for $3.5 Billion USD Project

    1 Dec 2011- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan has assigned $3.5 billion USD to the reconstruction of water supplies in 86 towns and settlements across the country in association with France’s Veolia Water.  The enormous proje ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:35

  6. Central Asia’s Biggest Trans-Boundary Water Challenge in Amu Dary, Syr Darya Basins

    9 Nov 2011- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, ALMATY The most challenging situation related to management of trans-boundary water resources in Central Asia has emerged in the basins of the Amu Darya and Syr Darya, the largest rivers in the regi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:37

  7. U.K.-Owned Plant Pollutes Kazakh River

    9 Nov 2011- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Levels of cyanide in the Sekisovka River in East Kazakhstan province are 516 times higher than the maximum acceptable levels after this water intake area was polluted by an U.K.-owned gold pl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:37

  8. China Increasing Influence in Asia Through Hydropower Projects

    2 Nov 2011- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India China is increasing its influence in neighboring Central Asian countries through large-scale hydroelectric projects on trans-boundary rivers, according to an expert. In a commentary published b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:39

  9. All of Kyrgyzstan’s Pumping Stations Are Outdated, Says Official

    2 Nov 2011- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  All of the pumping stations in Kyrgyzstan have been operational for three to four times their economic lifespan, according to Deputy Chairman of the Kyrgyz State Committee on Water Manageme ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2011 - 10:09

  10. Kazakh Province Fights Drinking Water Program Violations

    26 Oct 2011- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Criminal proceedings have been instituted against about 10 officials and contractors accused of embezzlement and abuse of power in Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl province. The defendants were involved ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:40

  11. Kazakhstan Completes Water, Wastewater Projects

    19 Oct 2011- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Some 95 water and wastewater projects, worth a total of $343.9 million USD, were being implemented in Kazakhstan as of the beginning of September.  “In May of this year, we began implementat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:40

  12. Kazakhstan Creates New Irrigated Area

    19 Oct 2011- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Builders have started to create a new irrigated area in Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar province worth $47.3 million USD The irrigated area will cover 82 square kilometers, with 16 canals and a pumpin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2011 - 09:28

  13. Tajikistan Mulls Sales of Water From Lake Sarez

    12 Oct 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan could earn up to $100 million USD per year selling freshwater from high-altitude Lake Sarez, scientists said at an international conference in Dushanbe in late September.  The c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:53

  14. UNECE Seminar Discusses Water Cooperation and Climate Change

    5 Oct 2011- 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK Participants in a national seminar organized by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Kyrgyz State Committee on Water Management and Land Reclamation discussed trans-boundary water coope ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:42

  15. Massimov Calls on International Community to Tackle Global Environmental Issues

    5 Oct 2011- 09:19 by Local Press Report ASTANA Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan) Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov called on the international community to unite in the effort to address global environmental problems. “No country can tackle climate change ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2011 - 09:49

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