Toktogul Reservoir


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Toktogul Reservoir

 

a reservoir formed by the dam of the Toktogul Hydroelectric Power Plant on the Naryn River, Osh Oblast, Kirghiz SSR. Filling of the reservoir began in 1974. The reservoir covers an area of 284 sq km and has a volume of 19.5 cu km. It is 65 km long and 12 km wide at its widest point; depths average 69 m, with a maximum depth of 180 m. The level of the reservoir fluctuates by as much as 63 m. The Toktogul Reservoir makes possible the long term regulation of the Naryn’s water flow while increasing the dependable water supply available for irrigated areas from 75 to 90 percent. It permits the additional irrigation of about 0.5 million hectares of land.

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Management of the Toktogul reservoir, the main reservoir in the Naryn/Syr Darya basin, was internationalized in 1991 when the Soviet Union collapsed.
Volume of water in the Toktogul reservoir as of August 9 was 16.654 billion m3, according to the state company Electric Stations JSC.
"The volume of the Toktogul reservoir for the current day amounted to 17.905 billion cubic meters with a mark of 894.43 meters, which corresponds to the calculated water-energy regime of the power system.
Participants discussed issues on the state of the power sector, new tariffs for electricity, and loss of water in the Toktogul reservoir, as well as the question of the political situation in Kyrgyzstan.
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