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  1. EIP Water Selects 16 New Action Groups

    7 Apr 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water) has selected 16 new Action Groups to forward its mission of developing innovative solutions to address major ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2014 - 10:55

  2. EU to Provide Up to $100 Million for Kariba Dam Repair

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The European Union will release between $85 million and $100 million USD by July to finance repairs on the Kariba Dam, according to Gilles Hervio, head of the EU delegation in Zambia. Hervio told ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2014 - 10:10

  3. EU to Address Drinking Water Access Laws Based on Citizens Initiative

    25 Mar 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union will examine legislation dealing with access to drinking water, in response to the regional bloc’s first successful citizens’ initiative. “We will launch an EU-wide public ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2014 - 10:10

  4. European Parliament President Questions Israeli-Palestinian Water Politics

    13 Feb 2014- 09:52 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EU Observer Right-wing Israeli MPs have savaged European Parliament President Martin Schulz over his remarks on water politics.  The German centre-left politician said in a speech in the Knesset on ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2014 - 09:58

  5. EU Urged to Support Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project

    3 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union must support Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project in order to ensure “that the Tajiks may fulfil their full potential by turning water into energy as an instrument of peace ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2014 - 10:04

  6. Bulgaria to Redirect $105 Million in EU Environment Program Funds

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria The Bulgarian government is redirecting $105 million USD originally intended for projects to build treatment plants, sewerage and water supply systems in six municipalities. The projects were ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  7. EC Takes Slovenia to Court Over Waste Disposal

    23 Jan 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Commission (Press Release) The European Commission is taking Slovenia to Court for its failure to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. The Commission's concerns relate to two ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2014 - 10:06

  8. Bulgarian Environment Ministry Presenting Water Sector Reform Plan to EC

    21 Jan 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria Bulgaria’s Ministry of Environment and Water will present a clear plan for water sector reform to the European Commission so that the country will be able to access EU funding during the next ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2014 - 10:10

  9. Europe Can Expect Worsening Droughts by 2100

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European countries, particularly those in the southern regions, can expect more frequent and intense droughts by the end of the century, according to a new study carried out jointly by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2014 - 11:21

  10. Romania’s Timis County to Construct Three Water Treatment Plants Under $161 Million Project

    10 Jan 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Aquatim, the water company operating in Romania's Timis County, has started construction of three freshwater treatment plants in the towns of Sannicolau Mare, Gataia and Recas, as part ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/10/2014 - 10:18

  11. Frozen Water Tariffs May Put EU Investments in Lithuania at Risk

    20 Dec 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Many Lithuanian water companies are sinking into debt as service costs rise and municipalities, mindful of upcoming elections, are declining to raise water tariffs. The situation puts ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/20/2013 - 10:09

  12. Official in Charge of EU Funding Program in Bulgaria Resigns

    18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria Malina Krumova, head of the managing authority for the EU Environment operational program in Bulgaria, tendered her resignation on December 17 in a letter to the Minister of Environment and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2013 - 10:20

  13. Energy Framework Action Group Reports to European Innovation Partnership on Water

    11 Dec 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Highlights of November’s inaugural European Innovation Partnership on Water in Brussels included presentations on activities and challenges by representatives of the EIP Water Action Groups. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2013 - 10:06

  14. Bulgaria Must Come Up With $136 Million for Projects After EU Suspends Funding

    25 Nov 2013- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria The Bulgarian government will have to provide some $136 million USD from the federal budget to pay for projects being implemented under the European Union’s Environment operational program, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/25/2013 - 10:13

  15. European Innovation Partnership on Water Hails “Horizon 2020”

    21 Nov 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament today (November 21) approved a regulation setting up Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation program for 2014-2020. Kurt Vandenberghe, director ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2013 - 10:17

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