Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 19
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
A water treatment plant with a capacity of 30,000 cubic meters of water per day has been commissioned in Kaka district of Turkmenistan's Ahal region, Trend reports referring to the country's Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
The project has been implemented by a local enterprise, Mukaddes Toprak.
The new facility has modern equipment that provides high-quality water treatment.
Turkmenistan borders Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran and Afghanistan and uses water resources coming in accordance with agreed quotas from four trans-boundary rivers, namely, Amu Darya, Tejen, Atrek and Murgab.
Turkmenistan's north was affected by the Aral Sea’s drying. Especially, Dashoguz region was adversely affected by environmental catastrophe inasmuch as there are acute problems related to providing the population with clean drinking water and combating salinization of cultivation lands.