EBRD pledges new funds to upgrade wastewater facilities in Shymkent, Kazakhstan


The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is financing further improvements in the water supply and treatment services of Kazakhstan’s third-largest city, Shymkent.

The Bank is providing fresh funds to the country’s privately owned municipal water utility, Vodnye Resoursy Marketing (VRM), responsible for serving nearly 1.1 million inhabitants, the EBRD’s official...