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Presidents of Caspian littoral states from left to right: Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. ©RIA Novosti
Nazarbayev calls Caspian Summit in Russia a breakthrough

Heads of Caspian littoral states have gathered in Russia and reached a number of important agreements.

Nazarbayev calls Caspian Summit in Russia a breakthrough
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Kazakhstan to give up chlorine water purification soon

Kazakhstan is planning to switch from chlorine water purification to a new technology using carbon filters and ultraviolet.

Kazakhstan to give up chlorine water purification soon
Fishing in the Caspian Sea.
Caspian states agree on aquatic bioresources management

The Commission on Aquatic Bioresources of the Caspian Sea has approved the project on preservation and rational use of aquatic bioresources of the Caspian Sea, and sturgeons in particular.

Caspian states agree on aquatic bioresources management
Photo courtesy of izismile.com
Chinese water parks with shocking number of people

Videos taken in Chinese water parks have shocked the Internet users by the number of people that gather there.

Chinese water parks with shocking number of people
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Man drowns while rescuing his drowning daughter in western Kazakhstan

A man has drowned while rescuing his drowning daughter in the Ural River, Atyrau Oblast, western Kazakhstan on August 20.

Man drowns while rescuing his drowning daughter in western Kazakhstan
Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo
Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo

A severe drought is hitting Brazil's largest city and thriving economic capital with no end in sight.

Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo
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20-meter fountain cracks its way out on Almaty street

A 20-meter fountain is splashing in the middle of a roadway in Almaty.

20-meter fountain cracks its way out on Almaty street
Photo courtesy of lada.kz
Drunk water scooter driver drowns girl in Aktau

A 19 y.o. girl died in a water scooter accident at the Nur Plaza beach in Aktau, westerner Kazakhstan on August 9.

Drunk water scooter driver drowns girl in Aktau
Uch-Kurgan hydro-electric powerplant. Photo ©knews.kg
Kyrgyzstan resumes water supply to Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan has resumed water supply from Uch-Kurgan hydro-electric powerplant to Kazakhstan in the amount of 350 cubic meters per second.

Kyrgyzstan resumes water supply to Kazakhstan
Dust storm in Aktau. © <a href="http://www.lada.kz/" target="_blank">Lada</a>
Dust storm cuts Kazakhstan's Aktau off water and electricity

A severe dust storm has left Aktau city in western Kazakhstan without water and electricity.

Dust storm cuts Kazakhstan's Aktau off water and electricity
Photo © Ruslan Shakabayev
New residents of Semey: cormorants inhabit Irtysh river

An enormous flock of cormorants has occupied uninhabited islands on the Irtysh river right near the bridge in Semey, Kazakhstan.

New residents of Semey: cormorants inhabit Irtysh river
Bukhtarma Reservoir in Kazakhstan ©eco-turizm.net
Till the well is full - flooding around Bukhtarma generates theories

Water level in Kazakhstan's Bukhtarma reservoir is rising with recreation centers and several summer cottages situated along the coastline flooded. What is the cause?

Till the well is full - flooding around Bukhtarma generates theories
Photo courtesy of danube-river.info.
Irrigation water shortage in Kyrgyzstan hits Kazakhstan

Committee for water resources of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Environment has commented on the decrease in water supply to Kazakhstan from Kyrgyzstan.

Irrigation water shortage in Kyrgyzstan hits Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of cisnews.org
Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan exchange blows as latter prepares to join Customs Union

Kyrgyzstan has decreased water supplies to Kazakhstan twofold, following a three month hold up by Kazakhstan’s customs authorities of the Russian petroleum products destined for Kyrgyzstan.

Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan exchange blows as latter prepares to join Customs Union
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Only one place to swim in Astana

Department of Consumer Protection of Astana has conluded that people can swim only in one place in the Ishim (Yesil) River.

Only one place to swim in Astana
Photo courtesy of on.kz
Flood emergency declared in Atyrau Oblast

Atyrau Oblast emergency services are preparing for a massive flooding in the region due to raising of the water level in the Caspian Sea.

Flood emergency declared in Atyrau Oblast
Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters
Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters

Chinese ships sailed into disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea Friday, officials said, after G7 leaders cautioned against "intimidation" in territorial disputes.

Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters
Ban condemns water cuts in Syria's Aleppo
Ban condemns water cuts in Syria's Aleppo

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned rebels Friday for cutting water supplies to the besieged northern Syrian city of Aleppo, calling for services to be restored immediately.

Ban condemns water cuts in Syria's Aleppo
Philippine, Vietnamese join anti-China street protest
Philippine, Vietnamese join anti-China street protest

Several hundred Filipino and Vietnamese protesters united in a march in the Philippine capital on Friday, demanding that China stop oil drilling in disputed South China Sea waters.

Philippine, Vietnamese join anti-China street protest
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Kazakhstan ratifies treaty with Uzbekistan on strategic partnership

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the law ratifying the Strategic Cooperation Treaty between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Kazakhstan ratifies treaty with Uzbekistan on strategic partnership