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the World Bank intends to finance reconstruction of the Karshinsky cascade of pump stations

the World Bank intends to finance reconstruction of the Karshinsky cascade of pump stations, the correspondent " passes; News ".

the Karshinsky cascade of the pump stations, one of the largest water economic objects of Uzbekistan, since 1973 provides with water more than one and a half millions persons. Though the warranty period of the capital equipment of pump stations has expired 4 years ago, the cascade still in a system of the operating. However its performance coefficient has considerably decreased - has ripened necessity for reconstruction and for modernisation of stations.

highly skilled experts of the World Bank, carefully having surveyed the cascade have estimated a total cost of reconstruction in 247 million dollars. The international tender declared by the World Bank, the company " has won; McDonald`s " from Great Britain.

As have informed in the ministry rural and a water management of Uzbekistan, the first phase of modernisation of the Karshinsky cascade of pump stations makes 140,9 million US dollars.

According to the extra agreement signed by the World Bank and Uzbekistan, the nearest MTH WRK on cascade reconstruction will begin. According to experts of the World Bank, it is the largest investment project financed by bank in the Central Asia.