International Symposium on
Drylands Ecology and Human Security
Geoecological Problems of Uzbekistan
Institute of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
In Uzbekistan is formed about 10 % of river drain volume, 90 % charged from snows of high transboundary territories. General water consumption in the Republic equals to 60 km2. Total need for underground waters on domestic purposes achieved 3,43 km3, technical water supply - 0,74 km3, irrigation - 3,2 km3, drainage - 2,5 km3. Annually, in the Republic dumped about 300 million m3 of polluted waters and to atmosphere about 4 million tons of polluting substances. There formed more than 100 million tons of different pollutants, half of which are toxic.