20 May 2013 - 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, ZAPOROZHYE — The governor-elect of Zaporozhye oblast in southeastern Ukraine has asked the public’s support in fighting the “water mafia” at local water company Berdianskyj vodokanal.
16 May 2013 - 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — The Ukrainian government has announced plans to invest up to $1.9 billion USD to modernize the country’s housing and public services, in particular water infrastructure, in 2013-2014.
18 Apr 2013 - 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Scientists in Ukraine and Russia have announced completion of a new process for safely disposing of the dry residual waste left in sewage treatment plants.
10 Apr 2013 - 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, SIMFEROPOL — Water from the Dnieper River has been released ahead of schedule to fill reservoirs in Crimea and supply the Ukrainian peninsula with irrigation and drinking water, regional authorities said last w
3 Apr 2013 - 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, SEVASTOPOL — Ukrainian authorities plan to start supplying the Black Sea city of Sevastopol with water from the Dnieper River this week.
2 Apr 2013 - 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, DONETSK — A devastating explosion and fire at a wastewater treatment plant in Donetsk on March 30 has raised concerns in the area about the risk of catastrophes at other such facilities.
1 Apr 2013 - 08:23 by Local Press Report
KYIV (Ukraine News Agency) — Ukraine's water reservoirs have enough capacity to cope with melted snow water, however there still can be local flooding, including in Kyiv, Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Vilkul has said. "
29 Mar 2013 - 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KHARKOV — Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers on March 26 adopted a new revitalization program for the country’s troubled economy.
27 Mar 2013 - 10:10 by Local Press Report
KYIV (Interfax (Ukraine)) — The technical state of the dams of sludge fields of Bortnychi aeration plant in Kyiv is satisfactory, and there is no threat of an accident, the press service of the Ministry of Regional Developm
26 Mar 2013 - 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, SIMFEROPOL — The head of the seaport in Ukraine’s Crimea region is being accused of embezzling more than $1 million USD that was allocated from the national budget to upgrade water supply and wastewater systems
20 Mar 2013 - 07:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, MYKOLAIV — The Ukrainian Antimonopoly Committee is cracking down on water utilities in Mykolaiv province that have been cutting off water supply to consumers, even though this practice has been prohibited, ac
13 Mar 2013 - 09:00 by Local Press Report
ODESSA (China.org.cn) — A large oil slick was discovered on the surface of the Danube River in Ukraine's southern Odessa region, authorities reported Tuesday. A pool of about 400 square meters has appeared, after f
12 Mar 2013 - 09:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, ODESSA — The city of Odessa last week started building a sewage pumping station to solve wastewater issues in the southern part of the city.
8 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — The amount of clean freshwater consumed by residents of the Ukrainian capital has fallen to levels last seen just after the Second World War, according to an announcement from the information dep
4 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — The Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade last week published a draft law that would ban production, import and selling of detergents that contain 17 percent or more phosphorus pento
1 Mar 2013 - 08:46 by Local Press Report
KYIV (Kyiv Post) — The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has allocated more than $1.1 billion USD to provide Sevastopol with drinking water from the Mizhhirske reservoir. A relevant instruction No.
15 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Ukrainian water supplier Voda Donbassa is looking to take over another water company, Donetskgorvodocanal, in Donetsk province, according to Natalya Kashkevich, chair of the Donbass Union of Builde
13 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KHERSON — The Southern Ukrainian city of Kherson announced on February 7 that it will shortly achieve its long-term goal of providing round-the-clock freshwater service to all its residents.
7 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Merging regional utilities, including water companies, will considerably slash operating costs, as well as service tariffs, and create a unified tariff policy in every region, according to Ukrain
31 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — The average resident of Ukraine consumes 2.4 times more water than a person living in the European Union, according to Ukraine’s former Minister of Regional Development, Building, Housing and Uti
28 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, DONETSK — Oleksandr Lukyanchenko, mayor of the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, last week tried to refute findings from the National Utilities Commission that the condition of his city’s water supply network is on
25 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Nearly 40 percent of all water supply and wastewater networks in Ukraine are critically degraded, the National Commission for Public Utilities Regulation said this week.
24 Jan 2013 - 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, SEVASTOPOL — Ukraine’s Sevastopol City Council had to put on halt its plan to start exploiting alternative water supply sources, due to the large and mounting costs of carrying out its portion of the national
21 Dec 2012 - 11:15 by Local Press Report
KYIV (Kyiv Post) — Ukraine's Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry plans to spend $1.5 billion USD of the Export-Import Bank of China's $3 billion USD loan on irrigation projects. "There are plans to funnel $1.5 bil
Ukraine Faces Environmental Catastrophe Due to Poor Condition of Kyiv Treatment Plant, Utility Warns
20 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — If the Bortnicheskaya wastewater treatment plant in Kyiv is not rehabilitated in the near future, the capital and areas of the country downstream of the Dnieper River will face an environmental cat
18 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KHARKIV — The recently redeveloped Kharkiv International Airport, serving Ukraine's second largest city, has been accused of polluting local waterways and contaminating drinking water supplies for local
10 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Authorities in northern Crimea plan to drill as many as 67 new wells next year to help guarantee drinking water supply in the region, Pavel Burlakov, first deputy prime minister of the Crimean Coun
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, SEVASTOPOL — Municipal authorities in the Ukrainian Black Sea city of Sevastopol warned last week that the city faced potential drinking water shortages due to the low water level in the Chernorechenskoye Reser
15 Nov 2012 - 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Cash-strapped Kyiv Vodokanal (water supply company) wants a minimum 40 percent hike in water and sewage tariffs to offset its heavy debt burden, but it says the country’s utility regulator is stand
15 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi government is considering investing in agricultural projects in four other countries as part of its efforts to improve food security.
7 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — On November 6, the Lipetsk Region of Russia hosted an investment forum at the London headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
5 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Moldova, TIRASPOL — Environmental groups in Transnistria, a breakaway territory located between the Dniester River and the eastern Moldovan border with Ukraine, are voicing concerns over chemical pollutants flowing fr
31 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — One-third of the 6 million apartments in Ukraine do not have water meters, the National Commission for Public Utilities Regulation said this week. Last year, that figure was 40 percent.
29 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — The level of Ukrainian rivers has fallen sharply, and this is affecting the quality of water used for drinking and domestic needs, according to Igor Vildman, former deputy environment and natural
23 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — In a new twist to the ongoing saga of Ukraine’s water crisis, a senior executive of one water utility company serving a provincial region has been prosecuted for illegally procuring clean water to
16 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — The Ukrainian parliament on October 12 adopted a new law that aims to make it easier to attract private investment to the country’s water sector.
15 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — The Ukrainian government must investigate water prices in throughout the country and standardize them, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov told a Cabinet meeting last week.