The scope of the present Agreement is to regulate some issue regarding joint waterworks regulating water drain into the Aral Sea. The Parties have agreed as follows: (a) land conceded by Turkmenistan to Uzbekistan for the location of waterworks shall be the property of the latter (art. 1); (b) the apportioning of water of the Amu Darya flow shall be distributed in equal parts (fifty-fifty) and a share of it shall be allocated to the Aral Sea, land reclamation and management of irrigation systems and waterworks shall be carried out jointly (art. 6); (c) every efforts should be made to prevent river bed deformation and underflooding of the adjacent areas (art. 7).
Agreement between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan on water management