Turkmenistan approves water use limits for 2020

Turkmenistan Materials 14 January 2020 12:54 (UTC +04:00)
Turkmenistan approves water use limits for 2020

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Jan. 14

By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:

Limit volumes of water use by consumers in regions and districts of Turkmenistan has been approved for 2020, Trend reports referring to the decree of country’s president.

The decree with a view to the careful and rational use of water resources was adopted according to the Water Code of Turkmenistan.

This issue was discussed during a working government meeting, the local Altyn Asyr TV channel reported.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov instructed to improve the irrigation system of fields in all parts of the country, apply modern methods for rational use of water resources.

Turkmenistan borders with Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran and Afghanistan and uses water resources that come due to the agreed quotas from four trans-boundary rivers - Amu Darya, Tedjen, Atrek and Murghab.