A seminar on the use of surface and underground water resources for irrigation was held with leading scientists from the United States
Rational use of surface and underground water resources for irrigation in the Republic is one of the urgent problems. Our University attached great importance to the problems of water management, the current "Water HUB" creates the possibility of a centralized gathering of experts to discuss the introduction of innovative technologies, to make effective decisions on water management and to attract investment in the water sector.
On August 22, 2019 a seminar on “The use of surface water and underground resources for irrigation in southern part of Kazakhstan: quantity and quality” was held at the university with the participation of scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA. The main purpose of the seminar is strengthening international relations, discussion problems in the field of water management, rational use of water resources and the use of sprinkler equipment for irrigation.
The following scientists took part in the discussion of topical issues: Vitaly Zlotnik Professor of the Department of Earth Sciences and the atmosphere from the university of Nebraska-Lincoln, Christopher Nil - Director of research at the Institute, "Water for food" DWFI, Daniel snow, Director of the "Laboratory of aquatic science", Sergey Stefanov, the representative of the Russian factory "Valmont", Yerzhan Saraliev-Advisor to the President of the Nazarbayev University, Anatoly Ryabtsev - General Director of LLP "Designing Institute Kazgiprovodhoz", Kasimov Amirkhan - Director of the water resources Department of the Executive Directorate of IFAS in Kazakhstan, Mukhamedzhanov Murat -Deputy Director of the Institute of hydrogeology and Geoecology named after U. M. Akhmedsafin, Ospanov Medet - the expert of the Executive Directorate of IFAS in Kazakhstan, Anar Tleulesova expert on water resources, Toleubaeva Lydia - head of laboratory "Institute of geography" of the MES, Zhumazhanov Murat -chief engineer of state enterprise "Big Almaty Canal" named after D. Kunaev and scholars of the University, professorial-teaching staff of the Department "Water resources and melioration".
The participants of the seminar expressed their intention to create an industrial center for the production of sprinkler equipment and devices of American production and strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation.