There are 9.6 billion m3 of water in the reservoirs of the republic
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Since the beginning of this year, drip irrigation technologies have been mastered on an area of 344,080 hectares, in particular, on an area of 77,793 hectares, sprinkling irrigation on an area of 11,431 hectares, and on an area of 4,478 hectares - discrete irrigation, the head of the information service of the Ministry of Water Resources, Shukhrat Suyunov announced.
On an area of 66 thousand 483 hectares, irrigation was established using mobile flexible pipes, on an area of 35 thousand 35 hectares - irrigation by laying a film. An area of 148 thousand 789 hectares was laser leveled.
By the end of the year, it is planned to introduce water-saving technologies on an area of 478 thousand hectares and bring the areas covered by water-saving technologies to 27 percent.