Bakanas

Bakanas

 

a river in Semipalatinsk Oblast, Kazakh SSR. The Bakanas River is 240 km long, and its basin has an area of about 25,100 sq km. It rises on the western slopes of the Chingiz-Tau Range and runs dry in the sands of the Balkhash-Alakol’ Depression. The Bakanas is fed primarily by snow. In some years the river dries up. The Bakanas is used for irrigation.

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Senior housing residents Carol Bakanas and Louisa Curtis told selectmen the water at the 29-year-old Winthrop Terrace apartments tastes bad, has a foul smell and is discolored.
The water is undrinkable," said resident Carol Bakanas.
Bakanas said, "but since the construction it's out of control.
Bakanas were asked if they had taken their complaints to the Warren Housing Authority, which oversees the development.
Bakanas, who recently moved from a Worcester apartment to MHPI Inc.
Bakanas said that while she likes her apartment, the neighborhood is considerably nicer than what she left behind.
Bakanas, 98, of Worcester, died Sunday, January 4, 2009 in his home.
Bakanas was a machinist 48 years for the former Reed & Prince Manufacturing Co.