Nura River Clean-Up Project


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Project ID

WB; P059803

Project Title

Nura River Clean-Up Project


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Sources of Financing: World Bank loan


08 May 2003 - 30 Sep 2009 (6.5 years)


Under implementation

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The development objective of the project is to improve the welfare of the population in the Nura River Basin by cleaning up serious mercury pollution in area adjacent to the Nura River, providing a safe, secure and cost effective alternative source of water supply to meet growing needs of local water users, and restoring flow control in the river for flood management and ecological purposes.

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See also

  1. A comprehensive study on glacial melting in Central Asia
  2. Assisting local authorities and local communities in creation and proving water basin councils activity in Kazakhstan
  4. CEP-MSGP-Kazakhstan
  5. CEP/Grants Projects
  6. Capacity Building of Water Users for Sustainable Development in the Aral Sea Basin
  7. Caspian Environment Programme
  8. Central Asia – Regional and National Water Sector Review
  9. Cross Border Impacts of Vahksh River Basin Development
  10. Dam safety in Central Asia: capacity building and sub-regional cooperation
  11. Development of Ili-Balkhash Basin Integrated Management Plan
  12. East-Caspian Assessment of Environment and Security Linkages and Impact
  13. Enhancing regional exchange of water resource information (CAREWIB phase II)
  14. Harmonization and Approximation of Water Standards and Norms in Central Asia
  15. Improved Management of Water Resources in Central Asia II
  16. Integrated Conservation of Priority Globally Significant Migratory Bird Wetland Habitat: A Demonstration on Three Sites
  17. Kazakhstan National integrated water resources management and water efficiency plan (phase 2)
  18. Kazakhstan Water Sector Study TA (P090048)
  19. National IWRM and Water Efficiency Plan for Kazakhstan
  20. Promoting Cooperation to Adapt to Climate Change in the Chu-Talas Transboundary Basin
  21. Promoting IWRM and Fostering Transboundary Dialogue in Central Asia
  22. Promoting Replication of Good Practices for Nutrient Reduction and Joint Collaboration in Central and Eastern Europe
  23. Regional Environment Programme
  24. Regional Research Network Water in Central Asia (CAWa)
  25. Renewable Energy Use for Potable Water Supply in Remote Villages of Depressed Region in Kazakhstan
  26. Restoring Depleted Fisheries and Consolidation of a Permanent Regional Environmental Governance Framework in the Caspian Sea
  27. Rural Water Supply Project Kazakhstan
  28. SDC - Central Asia Mountain Programme, phase II, Central Asia 2003-2004
  29. Second Irrigation and Drainage Improvement Project
  30. Syr Darya Control and Northern Aral Sea Project - Phase I
  31. Syr Darya Control and Northern Aral Sea Project - Phase II
  32. The Swiss Support to Hydro-meteorological Services in the Aral Sea basin Project
  33. Towards a Convention and Action Programme for the Protection of the Caspian Sea Environment, Phase II
  34. Ural-Caspian Basin Council Establishment (Public society assistance in introduction of integrated water management methods in Kazakhstan)
  35. Ust Kamenogorsk-Environmental Remediation Project
  36. Water Governance in Central Asia
  37. Water-Energy Nexus in Central Asia
  38. Water/Energy Dialogue

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