Delegation of the European Union to Uzbekistan

Modern Equipment for Effective Water Use in Uzbekistan

20/01/2020 - 07:38
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On January 17, 2020 at the Ministry of Water resources of Uzbekistan in the framework of the “Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Rural Areas in Uzbekistan” project financed by EU and implemented by UNDP, 28 sets of Level - Leica Sprinter-250 M were officially handed over. This equipment will be further transferred to six Basin Irrigation System Authorities (BISA), Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural mechanization engineers and Irrigation and Water Problems Research Institute.

On January 17, 2020 at the Ministry of Water resources of Uzbekistan in the framework of the “Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Rural Areas in Uzbekistan” project financed by EU and implemented by UNDP, 28 sets of Level - Leica Sprinter-250 M were officially handed over. This equipment will be further transferred to six Basin Irrigation System Authorities (BISA), Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural mechanization engineers and Irrigation and Water Problems Research Institute.

Achieved results of the mutual cooperation in the framework of the project were emphasized in the speeches of the representatives of the Ministry of Water resources, the Delegation of European Union in Uzbekistan as well as UNDP in Uzbekistan. 

Handed over modern digital levels «Leica Sprinter 250M» will allow accurately measure the topography of the area, the depth and width of the channel, allowing quickly analyze the data during the construction and renovation of hydro-construction.

With the aim of technical capacity enhancement of water organizations, the following six Basin Irrigation System Authorities were selected: Syrdarya-Sokh, Lower-Syrdarya, Zarafshan, Amu-Kashkadarya, Amu-Surkhan and Left-bank Amudarya BISAs. The programme of capacity development of water specialists also carried out in the frame of the project.

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