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
18 Sep 2012 - 08:44 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Reuters) — World leaders have shown prudence in the face of rising food prices by avoiding harmful steps such as export embargoes, the United States said on Monday after France called an emergency meeting of
28 Aug 2012 - 09:34 by Local Press Report
TUAPSE (The Voice of Russia) — Meeting with Krasnodar Governor Alexander Tkachov Monday, President Putin ordered him to take immediate flood prevention measures including a cleanup of all river beds in his southern region.
28 Aug 2012 - 08:37 by Local Press Report
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters Africa) — Argentine growers are set to plant corn and soy under ideal conditions over the next two months thanks to record August rainfall that has raised hopes the country's harvest could bolster global g
7 Jun 2012 - 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SUKHUMI — The head of AbkhazVodokanal-Service, the utility in the disputed Black Sea territory of Abkhazia, is accusing Abkhazian government authorities of deliberately disrupting a project to provide wate
24 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, YALTA — Ukraine’s Greater Yalta region, on the southern coast of Crimea, will begin formulating and implementing individual programs to develop fresh and wastewater infrastructure in major towns and cities
7 Mar 2012 - 17:12 by Local Press Report
SOFIA (Sofia News Agency (Bulgaria)) — The Bulgarian government is implementing a full-scale program to ensure the safe disposal of sewage waters along the Black Sea coast, assured Bulgaria’s Minister of Regional Development Lilyana P
25 Jan 2012 - 10:17 by Local Press Report
TBILISI (Democracy & Freedom Watch) — The Green Party in Georgia is warning that the Beshik Haya Dam in northeastern Turkey, which will divert most of the Mtkvari River from the Caspian Sea to the Black Sea, could cause an environmen
23 Jan 2012 - 15:03 by Local Press Report
TBILISI (Democracy & Freedom Watch) — The Green Party in Georgia is warning that the Beshik Haya Dam in northeastern Turkey, which will divert most of the Mtkvari River from the Caspian Sea to the Black Sea, could cause an environmenta
11 Jan 2012 - 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SOFIA, Bulgaria — The European Union is providing $65 million USD for modernization of three purification plants in northeastern Bulgaria.
11 Jan 2012 - 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will lend about $11.5 million USD for Braila County’s water supply and wastewater systems, and another $13 million USD to authori
15 Dec 2011 - 21:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Moldova, CHISINAU — Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat and head of the European Union Delegation to Moldova Ambassador Dirk Schuebel on December 6 signed an agreement worth $6.7 million USD to build water supply and
1 Dec 2011 - 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, NIKOLAYEV — The water utility in the Ukrainian city of Nikolayev has been fined by a court for illegally disconnecting the water supply of customers who did not pay their bills.
14 Nov 2011 - 12:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bulgaria, BURGAS — Bulgarian Environment and Water Minister Nona Karadzhova and Yordanka Benova-Ananieva, acting mayor of Burgas, signed a contract for a $13.8 million USD project to complete the water networ
14 Nov 2011 - 12:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — A $47 million USD project to build a large wastewater treatment station in Eforie Sud, Constanta county, was launched early this month.
9 Nov 2011 - 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will allocate at least $13.8 million USD to a project to rehabilitate water and wastewater systems in the Ukrainian city of Yalta
26 Oct 2011 - 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — The Prosecutors’ Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in mid-October instituted criminal proceedings against Chairman of the Crimean Committee for Environment Protection Evgeniy Bubnov, wh
12 Oct 2011 - 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, SEVASTOPOL — The investigation into Ukraine’s Sevastopol municipal enterprise Sevgorvodokanal (Sevastopol Water Supply Company), carried out by Sevastopol Municipality’s Control and Audit Department and the S
28 Sep 2011 - 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — Draft terms of reference for the commission considering integration of water infrastructure across the Russian south and North Caucasus regions were published earlier this month.
17 Aug 2011 - 09:18 by Local Press Report
SOFIA (Sofia News Agency (Bulgaria)) — Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced that a special commission would be formed to work on finding solutions for the problem of purification stations on the country’s Black Sea coast.
10 Aug 2011 - 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GEORGIA, BATUMI — The European Union has confirmed a grant to Georgia of $5.7 million USD for the repair, renovation and reconstruction of water systems in Adjara, one of the former Soviet country’s autonomous rep
13 Jul 2011 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, ODESSA — In late June, work began on a massive sewage treatment and release project in Ukraine.
29 Jun 2011 - 09:20 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (ACTmedia (Romania)) — Water quality at 49 swimming sites analyzed on the Black Sea coast of Romania comply with European Union mandatory quality values, but only one also meets strict guide values, according to the an
29 Jun 2011 - 09:33 by Local Press Report
SOFIA (BTA (Bulgaria)) — The Bulgarian Environment and Water Ministry will not approve the environmental impact assessment report for the Bourgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project.
8 Jun 2011 - 09:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — As many as 35 million people living in areas that source tap water from the Dnieper River are drinking water that does not meet state standards, said Vladimir Goncharenko, head of the Movement fo
18 May 2011 - 09:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, SOCHI — New sewage treatment plants and wastewater systems have recently come on line along the Black Sea coast between Sochi and Adler, aiming to reduce pollution and increase capacity in light of the u
18 May 2011 - 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST — Turkmenistan and Romania are looking to extend cooperation in the fields of water management, agriculture, infrastructure, construction, transport and IT, the two sides said following an official
18 May 2011 - 09:43 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (PanARMENIAN.NET) — The European Commission has published details of a $12 million USD contract for Environmental Protection of International River Basins.
11 May 2011 - 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, SIMFEROPOL — Regional authorities in the Crimea region in Ukraine have asked the central government to allocate $117 million USD for a five-year project to renovate and rebuild sewage treatment plants across
13 Apr 2011 - 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SOFIA, Bulgaria —
6 Apr 2011 - 13:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, ODESSA — Residents of Odessa, the administrative center of Ukraine’s province of the same name on the northwest shore of the Black Sea, consider their tap water unfit to drink, according to a survey of 60
9 Mar 2011 - 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — The Russian Duma, or lower house of Parliament, is to begin the first reading of a draft federal law on water and sewage.
9 Mar 2011 - 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has instructed the Security Service of Ukraine, a descendent of the Soviet KGB, and the Ministry of Internal Affairs to open an investigation into poll
2 Mar 2011 - 10:31 by Local Press Report
KYIV (UKRINFORM (Ukraine)) — Ukrainian and Bulgarian scientists will conduct a joint study of water in the Sevastopol and Varna Bay, according to Tsenka Konsulova of the Varna Institute of Oceanology.
2 Mar 2011 - 10:29 by Local Press Report
KYIV (Ukrainian News Agency) — Ninety percent of sewage disposal plants in Ukraine are in “catastrophic condition,” President Viktor Yanukovych told a session of the economic reform committee.
16 Feb 2011 - 10:13 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (ACTmedia (Romania)) — Projects that are to be included in Romania’s Action Plan for the Danube Region include construction of the Danube-Bucharest Canal, creation of an international institute for the Danube Delta and
9 Feb 2011 - 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, ODESSA — On February 1 residents of Odessa, a city on the Black Sea coast of Ukraine, began paying 15 percent more for fresh and wastewater services.