17 Jan 2013 - 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIGA, Latvia — Rigas Udens, the regional water company operating in the Latvian capital, has announced a tender for engineering and construction work for a new water treatment plant in the Baltezers quarter of th
3 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LISBON, Portugal — The Vodokanal (water company) of St.
5 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIGA, Latvia — The city council of the Latvian capital, Riga, has announced a 10-year plan for reconstruction of the city’s water assets, with a preliminary budget of $350 million USD.
19 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIGA, Latvia — The latest meeting of the Baltic states’ water utility companies, held in Latvia this month, focused on management of wastewater, improving treatment processes to protect the fragile local environm
29 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIGA, Latvia — The Latvian Ministry of Environment and Regional Development has shut down plans by the water utility in the capital city, Riga, to raise funds by producing and selling bottled water.
26 Jul 2012 - 09:40 by Local Press Report
RIGA (Baltic Times) — The possibilities of constructing a new hydroelectric power plant across the Daugava River in Latgale should be assessed not only within the context of power utility Latvenergo plans, President And
15 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIGA, Latvia — The Municipal Council of Riga on June 12 granted approval for Rigas Udens, the regional water company, to establish a subsidiary to produce bottled water for sale.
2 May 2012 - 09:34 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (TheParliament.com) — Full Story - The international environmental group
5 Apr 2012 - 10:05 by OOSKAnews Contributor
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The European Environment Agency’s new report on efficient use of water highlights the potential for tertiary wastewater treatment in Eastern Europe, as well as underlining some of the region’s bi
1 Mar 2012 - 00:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIGA, Latvia — Latvian utility regulator SPRK this month approved new water tariffs for the municipalities of Gulbene and Limbazi.
2 Nov 2011 - 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Lithuania, VILNIUS — Lithuania’s largest water supply and wastewater treatment company, Vilniaus Vandenys -- which also manages sludge -- is pondering what to do with the sludge if the Latvian town of Jurmala decides
2 Nov 2011 - 09:44 by Local Press Report
TALLINN (Kemira Oyj (Press Release)) — Kemira Oyj has opened a new water treatment chemical plant in Tallinn.
19 Oct 2011 - 09:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Lithuania, VILNIUS — Vilniaus Vandenys, the regional water management company serving the Lithuanian capital, is preparing to launch a new sludge management facility.
28 Sep 2011 - 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIGA, Latvia — The Latvian national utilities sector’s regulator, SPRK, has approved an increase in water tariffs in Plavinas municipality in central Latvia, effective October 1.
14 Sep 2011 - 09:26 by Local Press Report
TALLINN (Baltic Business News) — Baltic countries including Estonia are not doing enough to protect the Baltic Sea from pollution, according to a new report by international environment NGO WWF.
6 Apr 2011 - 13:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — European leaders working on a roadmap for improving resource and energy conservation in the next decade face another challenge in the next two years: how to make agriculture greener.
9 Mar 2011 - 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania - — Some 13,000 villages in Romania do not have access to sewage, according to a recent report published by the European Union’s statistics office, Eurostat.
23 Feb 2011 - 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, ST. PETERSBURG — Environmental NGOs participating in a recent conference in Kaliningrad called on the Russian government to ratify the Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary
18 Jan 2011 - 20:00 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS, Belgium (ENPI) — BRUSSELS | Source: ENPI
30 Jun 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS, Belgium (eGov Monitor) — The European Commission Is requesting that 10 member states — Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Portugal, Latvia, Finland, Poland, Malta and Slovakia — comply with European Union environmental leg
23 Sep 2009 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Lithuania, VILNIUS — A $20 million USD EU-funded modernization and extension project at a wastewater treatment plant in Daugavpils, Latvia, was completed in September.
The work was carried out by a consortium
11 Mar 2009 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIGA, Latvia — Starting this year, Latvia will apply a new water accounting system that could affect inhabitants of residential neighborhoods - such inhabitants comprise the major part of the country.
27 Aug 2008 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
RIGA, Latvia (LETA (Latvia)) — The volume of new construction projects in Latvia has increased by 9.6 percent in the second quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2007. The largest increases were
6 Aug 2008 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
TALLINN, Estonia (Baltic Business News) — Estonian mineral water bottler Varska Vesi is looking to new export markets in Finland and Lithuania. The company has built up a 10 percent market share in Latvia in only two years,
10 Jun 2008 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
RIGA (The Baltic Course) — Participants from Georgia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Croatia and Latvia this week discussed marine environmental protection and management of hazardous substances on seacraft at an annual seminar hosted
26 May 2008 - 23:41 by Local Press Report
RIGA, Latvia (The Baltic Course) — — Producer prices in Latvia rose 3.3 percent last month compared to March, according to the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia.
Producer prices rose 12.1 percent
12 May 2008 - 23:41 by Local Press Report
Sweden, LYSEKIL (RedOrbit) — — Algae blooms in the Baltic Sea could be linked to declining cod population, according to a new study.
"In recent years, the frequency of intense blooms (in the Baltic