The Ministry of Energy and Industry of Kyrgyzstan together with Norconsult AS (Norwegian consulting company) conducted a study of hydropower potential of the Tar River in Osh region, Kirov and Orto-Tokoi
reservoirs, the Chon Ak-Suu River in Issyk-Kul region, and the Shamsi River in Chui region.
development of feasibility studies for construction of 4 small hydropower plants (20-MW Orto-Tokoi
in Issyk-Kul region; 7.
There is little water in Orto-Tokoi
dam, but we supply water according to the schedule anyway," the First Vice Prime Minister emphasized.
Development of Sandyk deposit will lead to a sudden glacier melting and reduction of water level in the Sook river that supplies water for Orto-Tokoi
reservoir in Kochkor rayon.
Besides, Kyrgyz border guards were approached by 13 Uzbek police officers, who protect Orto-Tokoi
reservoir in Ala-Buka rayon, to help them cross the border of Uzbekistan.