29 Oct 2012 - 09:22 by Local Press Report
ALBA (Bloomberg Businessweek) — Romania’s Dafora SA (DAFR), together with Italy’s Construzioni Dondi S.p.A, won a contract to upgrade the water system in the Alba county, the company said in a statement to the Bucharest Stock Exc
26 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Warsaw risks losing as much as $320 million USD in European Union funds for the $1.15 billion USD Czajka wastewater treatment plant, the city’s latest major water infrastructure investment.
26 Oct 2012 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
KAMPALA (The Independent) — The Austrian Ambassador to Uganda, Gudrun Graf says Austria would continue with those efforts in the area of water and sanitation in Uganda and informed of the European Union grant of $38.8 milli
25 Oct 2012 - 09:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawi’s President Joyce Banda said this week that her government would not hold further talks with Tanzania over ownership of Lake Malawi until Tanzania addresses its recent actions on the dispute
23 Oct 2012 - 09:43 by Local Press Report
CAIRO (ahram online) — Egypt needs $13 million USD to complete the implementation of the sewage network plans and given the funds currently available, it will take roughly 15 years says Abdel Qawi Khalifa, Minister of
17 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government is calling on the international community to pressure Turkey to halt dam construction on trans-boundary rivers, which is affecting the flow of water to Iraq.
17 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Lithuania, VILNIUS — The Lithuanian population has dropped from roughly 3.5 million two decades ago to less than 3 million, according to the Lithuanian Statistics Committee.
15 Oct 2012 - 09:48 by Local Press Report
ORHEI (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) — Regia Apa Canal-Orhei SA, hereinafter referred to as “the Employer”, intends using part of the loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), European Investment Bank an
12 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — The prices of water supply services are expected to go up by 30 percent in Poland next year, Polish daily newspaper Dziennik Gazeta Prawna reported this week.
12 Oct 2012 - 08:33 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (Act Media) — The Romania Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MMP) announced in a specialized conference the completion of the Atlas of the Danube drainage basin flood hazard and flood risk maps, worked out as
10 Oct 2012 - 09:34 by Local Press Report
SOFIA (Water World) — Bulgarian municipality of Rakovski will carry out an integrated water supply project worth some $39.1 million USD, the country's environment ministry said on Tuesday. The project is financed
9 Oct 2012 - 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development and the Japanese government will provide funding for a $57 million USD sewage treatment plant project in the city of Khan Younis in southern Gaza, Pale
9 Oct 2012 - 08:32 by Local Press Report
SABAC (SeeNews) — Serbia's western city of Sabac said it has signed a contract with the Hochtief Solutions/GEMAX consortium for the construction of an $23.4 million USD wastewater treatment plant. The Europea
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.
5 Oct 2012 - 08:56 by Local Press Report
JERMUK (ARMENPRESS) — Armenia will present a big package for reforms and infrastructure development at the Donors Conference, organized by the European Union with the assistance of the World
4 Oct 2012 - 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union on October 3 released a new policy document that calls for greater cooperation between its emergency and development arms to increase countries’ resilience to disasters like drou
4 Oct 2012 - 09:33 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (SeeNews) — Romanian water utility Apa-Canal Ilfov has called a tender to borrow up to $8.7 million USD for water and wastewater system upgrades, a notice in the EU's procurement journal showed on Wednesday.
3 Oct 2012 - 09:05 by Local Press Report
BUDAPEST (EurActiv.com) — Two years after toxic sludge from an aluminium plant burst through a dam in western Hungary, a top United Nations representative is due to visit the area to investigate the human rights and environ
2 Oct 2012 - 08:01 by Local Press Report
ZAGREB (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) — Medjimurske vode d.o.o.
1 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Ukraine and the European Union have successfully completed a "twinning" project in which water utilities in Paris and Ukrainian cities cooperated to improve management decisions in the water supply
1 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — European Union auditors are questioning the viability of EU-funded water and sanitation projects in several African nations, citing poor long-term financial and technical support that jeopardizes h
28 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Commission’s European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), an EU budget watchdog, has recommended that the commission require Estonia to pay back the funds it allocated as aid for a water project
26 Sep 2012 - 12:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — The International community must step up its efforts in water security, participants heard at a UN General Assembly roundtable discussion on September 25.
26 Sep 2012 - 08:26 by Local Press Report
ST. PETERSBURG (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) — The State Unitary Enterprise “Vodokanal of St.
25 Sep 2012 - 08:40 by Local Press Report
KIEV (EU Neighborhood Info Center) — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending $259 million USD to fund the ambitious UkrHydroEnergo program focused on modernising and upgrading electrical energy generation from hydropower. A
24 Sep 2012 - 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HONG KONG — Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rainfall patterns to shift, which causes what was once a fairly stable water supply to become more and more unpredictable, according to a recent repor
21 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union's forthcoming water blueprint is likely to put new emphasis on international cooperation, including helping to achieve the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by
EBRD Announces First Investment in "Emerging Arab Democracies," America's Regional Aid Under Pressure
20 Sep 2012 - 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on September 18 announced approval for its first investments in “emerging Arab democracies” as a “response” to the “political and economi
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
18 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Lithuania, VILNIUS — The Lithuanian National Control Commission for Prices and Energy (NCCPE), the utility sector’s regulator, on September 13 cleared new water and wastewater tariffs for the cities of Taurage and Ukme
18 Sep 2012 - 09:39 by Local Press Report
SARAJEVO (SETimes.com) — More than 90 percent of the sewage in Bosnia and Herzegovina -- or 30 million cubic meters in Republika Srpska alone -- is released in the country's rivers without being sanitised, and citizens a
13 Sep 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Turkish Weekly) — Central Asian countries will not be able to avoid a further deterioration of relations because of the water problem in the region, a Russian expert on the CIS Vladimir Zharikhin believes. "It
12 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bulgaria, YAMBOL — Yambol municipalityin southeastern Bulgaria has gotten approval for a $63.9 million USD project to build a wastewater treatment plant and a sewage systemin the city’s Kargon district – the larges
10 Sep 2012 - 09:09 by Local Press Report
PAPHOS (Reuters) — European governments must wield their influence and engineering skills more effectively to prevent conflicts over water supply that could threaten global security, the European Union's policy chief
6 Sep 2012 - 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania will invest over $441.4 million USD in a project to consolidate the Dambovita River wastewater system in the Romanian capital.
4 Sep 2012 - 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt will receive up to $565 million USD in soft loans through the Egyptian European Partnership Program during 2013.
4 Sep 2012 - 09:45 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (New Europe Online) — An online petition has been launched to make the Human Right to water a European Citizens initiative call. As of 3 September following some hurdles the online petition is now effective and can
30 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Poland, POZNAN — Seven local municipalities have signed a deal with Poland’s Wielkopolska to co-finance construction of 80 kilometers of sewage networks.
28 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Danish government is looking to benefit from China’s plan to invest some $631 billion USD in water technology and expertise over the next 10 years.
27 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — Europe’s top development official has pledged to strengthen European Union support for water and sanitation investment in developing countries, despite the bloc’s own mounting financial challenges.