Nurek

Nurek

 

a city under republic jurisdiction in the Tadzhik SSR. Located on the right bank of the Vakhsh River, on the Dushanbe-Kuliab highway, 68 km southeast of Dushanbe. Population, 21,000 (1974). Nurek grew up in 1960 in connection with construction of the Nurek Hydroelectric Power Plant. There is production of building materials. Nurek has an evening power-engineering construction technicum.

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The Tajik side will be able to increase the export as water level will increase in the Vakhsh River and the volume of water in the Nurek HPP reservoir will grow as well.
The modernization of the Nurek hydro power plant (HPP) in Tajikistan, which will be carried out in two phases, will require 10 years and $700 million.
A similar training was conducted in Nurek from 21 to 24 August 2017.
Tajikistan's Vakhsh River is already home to the next contender and the largest earth-filled embankment dam, the Nurek Dam, which was completed in 1980 when Tajikistan was still a republic of the Soviet Union
In a speech broadcast by state television on Saturday, Rakhmon said upgrades at the Nurek power plant would require $700 million.
In Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in the winter water was accumulated in the reservoirs of Nurek, Toktogul and Kairakkum and in summer it was dumped for irrigation of arable land in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
For the more adventurous, the CLO coordinates exciting excursions to places like Nurek, which is the second tallest dam in the world and contains a massive lake with a floating resort-house.
In the case of Tajikistan, this meant securing Moscow's commitment to the construction of the giant Nurek Dam as the first step toward the industrialization of southern Tajikistan.
The move will be probably provided by the high level of water in a reservoir of the Nurek hydropower plant - major producer of electricity in Tajikistan - and satisfactory amount of water flow in the Vakhsh River, Chief of Barki Tojik Rustam Rakhmatzoda said at a press conference in Dushanbe.
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