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  1. Glaciers in Tien Shan Mountains Could Lose Half Their Mass by 2050: Study

    18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent POTSDAM, Germany Glaciers in the Tien Shan mountains of Central Asia have lost 27 percent their total mass over the past 50 years, according to a new study by researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute for For ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2015 - 10:06

  2. Kyrgyzstan Announces $23 Million Swiss-Funded Water Infrastructure Project

    11 Jul 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan On July 8th, the government of Kyrgyzstan announced a $23 million USD project to upgrade the fresh and wastewater infrastructure in the capital city, Bishkek. The project is being carried o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2014 - 10:03

  3. Kyrgyz City Without Drinking Water for Two Weeks

    21 May 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARAKOL, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz city of Karakol has been without drinking water supply for two weeks now. The local utility has blamed the shortage on overconsumption and use of potable water for non-drinking p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2014 - 10:08

  4. Kyrgyzstan Ratifies Two Financing Agreements for Water, Sewerage

    Kyrgyzstan’s Parliament has approved two agreements, one with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and another with the Swiss government, to improve water supply and sewerage systems in the southern cities of Osh and Jalal-Abad. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2013 - 21:12

  5. Kyrgyzstan Approves International Funding for Supply Projects

    23 Feb 2012- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz parliamentary committee on foreign affairs on February 13 gave its approval to a $22 million USD agreement between the government and two international financiers, the European B ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:28

  6. Kyrgyzstan Uses Swiss Grant for Rehabilitation of Drinking Water Supply in South

    24 Aug 2011- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The government of Switzerland has allocated $14.2 million USD to improve drinking water supply in Osh and Jalal-Abad cities in Kyrgyzstan’s south, according to Country Director of the Swiss ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:47

  7. ADB Outlines Strategy for “Wastewater Revolution” to Boost Sanitation

    14 Jun 2011- 18:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank is seeking to scale up successful cases of local governments, water utilities and private companies across the region that have created markets for by-products of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:36

  8. Scientists Gather for Climate Change Conference in Tashkent

    27 Aug 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Asia Pulse Scientists from Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Moldova, Russia, Japan, Switzerland and Germany gathered in Tashkent last week for an international geology conference on climate ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 20:00