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Batkent Basin Water Management Organization PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 September 2010

Batkent province is located in the Fergana Valley in the submountain area of Alai and Turkestan ranges. The province borders upon Sogd province, Tajikistan in the west and south, Fergana province, Uzbekistan in the north, and Nookar district of Osh province, Kyrgyzstan in the east. Five interstate rivers cross the Batkent province. Those are Isphairamsai, Shakhimardan, Sokh, Isphara, and Khoja-Bakirgan rivers from which water is diverted on the basis of protocols of inter-republican agreements. The surface stream-flow is distributed quite inequitably throughout the province, especially during dry periods.

The irrigated are of Batkent province is 57.3 thousand ha.
Batkent BWMO consists of 3 rayon (district) water management divisions.
Batkent BWMO is responsible for 360.6 km of inter-farm irrigation network, 809 hydraulic structures, 22 pump stations, 186.6 km of collector and drainage network, and 55 vertical drainage wells.
Out of 57.3 thousand ha of the province’s irrigated area:
• 53.1 thousand ha or 92% are in good condition;
• 1.0 thousand ha or 2% are satisfactory;
• 3.2 thousand ha or 6% are unsatisfactory.

The list of functions and mandate at the provincial level includes the following:
• Organization of operation of the state irrigation and drainage network, canals, diversion, regulating and other hydraulic structures, pump stations, wells, reservoirs, power-supply lines, transforming stations and other elements of the state water infrastructure in order to improve their performance and reduce process water losses.
• Construction, reconstruction, and modernization of water-management and nature-protection systems and structures.
• Adoption of new automation, telecontrol and water control facilities and measures for their effective application.
• Development of draft perspective and annual forecast-plans for efficient water resources use.
• Design and survey work for other ministries and departments, according to state orders and through contracts with local authorities, peasant and individual farms, agricultural cooperative and other economic entities.
• Organization of development of water-management balances, perspective multipurpose water resources plans for river basins, irrigation systems, rayons and province as a whole.
• Control over technical state, use and repair of earth-moving machines, vehicles, and other machinery.
• Monitoring over availability of state pump stations, supervision over the state of pump stations and correction of their operation rules, as well as energy management.
• Estimation of needs for spare parts for smooth operation of pump stations and pressure pipelines.
• Control over implementation of current and capital repairs of pump stations, power equipment, earth-moving machines, vehicles, and mechanisms.
• Qualifying evaluation of operating staff from operations department.

Batkent BWMO, Batkent, 715100, Kyrgyz Republic
Phone: (996 3622) 5 01 56
Fax: (996 362) 5 0 688

Last Updated ( Friday, 17 September 2010 )
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