Access to piped water increased for Kazakhstanis due to implementation of “Ak Bulak” program
“During the period of implementation of “Ak Bulak” program, the population’s access to piped water in urban areas increased to 87%, to a centralized wastewater up to 82% from 2011 to 2015. In total, the program implemented 1493 projects in the field of water supply and sanitation in urban and rural areas,” Minister said.
He also noted that this year “Nurly Zhol” program and the program of regional development allocated 62.1 billion tenge for the implementation of 75 projects and provided 53 billion tenge for the implementation of 153 projects in 2017.
In addition, Minister said that arrangements to attract extra-budgetary resources to the development of the water supply system are being successfully implemented. Today, a number of projects together with the international financial institutions of Kazakhstan are implemented.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan