21 May 2013 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
VIENNA (Global Post) — The frenzy to build hydropower stations across the Carpathian mountains poses an "imminent" threat to biodiversity in Eastern Europe, conservationist group WWF warned Monday. "The planned co
17 May 2013 - 07:36 by Local Press Report
ST. PETERSBURG (Turkish Weekly) — Russia has provided more than $1 billion USD in aid to the Central Asian countries over the past four years, the Russian embassy in Uzbekistan announced on Thursday. The money, transferred via
15 Mar 2013 - 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Geneva, switzerland — The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) teamed up this week to launch an Integrated Drought Management Program that will focus on monitoring and preventing
26 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The most recent US National Intelligence Council report warns that Central and Eastern Europe, including the Czech Republic, is one of the regions likely to be threatened by drought in 2030.
20 Feb 2013 - 09:12 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — Dow Water & Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, and HidroLotus LLC, a joint venture between Azeri Hidro Group and Turkish Lotus Group, announced today their plans
12 Feb 2013 - 08:11 by Local Press Report
MOSCOW (Water World) — Hydro International has signed a business partnership with Russian water engineering company Ecoline to supply its stormwater management and treatment products in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kaz
21 Sep 2012 - 08:49 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (Bloomberg Businessweek) — AECOM Technology Corp. (ACM), a U.S.
31 Aug 2012 - 10:08 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (World Bank (press release)) — Global food prices soared by 10 percent in July from a month ago, with maize and soybean reaching all-time peaks due to an unprecedented summer of droughts and high temperatures in both the Unite
1 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) entry into the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region is very much part of the story of the Arab Spring, according to Hildeg
EBRD Expects New Challenges in Water Infrastructure Funding as It Expands to North Africa, Mediterranean
23 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) decision to expand its mandate to encompass the SEMED (Southern and Eastern Mediterranean) region creates a host of “interesting” new c
21 Jun 2012 - 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Kyiv Vodokanal, the city’s water utility, announced last week that it would not be connecting newly built apartment blocks to the water and sewage networks for the foreseeable future.
14 Jun 2012 - 09:54 by Local Press Report
BAKU (PanArmenian.net) — The European Development and Investment Fund for Eastern Europe (EDIFEE) has announced it will allocate a budget of $591 million USD for investment in the Environmental and Energy sector of Georgia
7 Jun 2012 - 11:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARRENTON, Virginia, USA — On May 14, 2012 OOSKAnews launched the world’s first international daily water news service.
6 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania needs about $37.3 billion USD to complete its investment program in water supply and sewage networks, according to Rovana Plumb, the country’s new Minister of Environment and Forests.
21 May 2012 - 17:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — French utility giant Veolia is considering investing in a project to build water purification facilities in the town of Kherson, but says it first has to get major European banks interested in co
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
28 Mar 2012 - 16:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — The housing sector for the first time has overtaken industry, agriculture and chemicals as the main source of water pollution in Russia, according to Professor Viktor Danilyan, director of water
28 Mar 2012 - 16:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Poland, KROSNO ODRZANSKIE — Krosno Odrzanskie municipality in western Poland is using a $9.3 million USD grant from the European Union Cohesion Fund to connect eight local towns to the municipal sewage network.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GEORGIA, TBILISI — Georgia is launching an $18.2 million USD project to improve water supply and wastewater infrastructure in 14 areas.
28 Mar 2012 - 17:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — A $146 million USD water supply and sewage project in Romania’s Mures County -- the largest and most expensive infrastructure project the county has ever undertaken -- is at a standstill because
28 Mar 2012 - 17:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, IRKUTSK — Russia’s Irkustk Region on March 14 published plans to develop its water assets under the national Clean Water program.
28 Mar 2012 - 17:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Prague city officials are questioning the outcomes of several tenders to build sewage systems in the city, raising the specter of embezzlement and price-fixing.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:37 by Local Press Report
MINSK (Telegraf.by (Belarus)) — Options to increase the cost of housing and communal services for the population are currently considered in Belarus, reported Deputy Minister for Housing Anatoli Shagun on March 22.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:33 by Local Press Report
PRAGUE (Czech Position) — The main Czech energy sector regulator is seeking to broaden its remit to take in the country’s water and water services companies.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:31 by Local Press Report
BUDAPEST (Realdeal.hu (Hungary)) — The Budapest City Council has reached an agreement to buy out the 25 percent plus one vote stake in the capital’s waterworks held by the Hungarian units of France’s Suez and Germany’s RWE for $69
28 Mar 2012 - 16:27 by Local Press Report
TIMISOARA (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) — Over 400,000 residents of the Romanian Timis county will gain access to safe and improved water supply and sanitation services with the support of a $20.6 million USD loan provided by the EBRD to
28 Mar 2012 - 16:43 by Local Press Report
TIRANA (Balkan Insight) — The EU delegation in Tirana said in a statement that Albania’s Finance Ministry, Transport Ministry and water and sewage authorities had signed five financing and loan agreements.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:24 by Local Press Report
ST. PETERSBURG (Itar-Tass (Russia)) — Work is beginning in the Leningrad region to build a water supply system from Lake Ladoga.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:41 by Local Press Report
TIRANA (Balkan.com Business News) — Albania and Montenegro are taking measures to prevent flooding as well as the improvement of water infrastructure around the Lake of Shkodra.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:23 by Local Press Report
MOSCOW (Xylem Inc. (Press Release)) — Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced that it has opened a new distribution and customer service base in M
28 Mar 2012 - 16:39 by Local Press Report
YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.NET) — Surface water formation in Armenia in March-May led to 1 billion cubic meters of water being collected from the republic’s 70 reservoirs, deputy head of the Water Resource Management Agency of RA
22 Mar 2012 - 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Swedish water companies have agreed to help Ukraine find wastewater solutions so that the country can meet environmental standards.
21 Mar 2012 - 22:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s surface water coverage shrank by 8 percent, or 70,000 hectares, between 1990 and 2010, according to a new analysis.
21 Mar 2012 - 19:20 by Local Press Report
KYIV (Interfax (Ukraine)) — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide a loan of $13.1 million USD to a water and wastewater systems’ operator that belongs to Crimea to rehabilitate the water a
21 Mar 2012 - 19:16 by Local Press Report
KYIV (The Day Weekly Digest) — According to the official report that The Day has obtained from the State Environmental Inspection in Zhytomyr region, a special laboratory had taken a number of samples of water in the Uzh river
21 Mar 2012 - 22:06 by Local Press Report
MINSK (TVR (Belarus)) — Alexander Zhalnerovich, Water Supply Workshop Chief of “Molodechnovodokanal,” said:Two years ago a local water channel opened its iron removal station.
21 Mar 2012 - 22:04 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (Bloomberg) — Large parts of Spain and Eastern Europe lack water, with less than 200 millimeters of freshwater available each year while demand is three to 10 times higher, the European Union reported.
21 Mar 2012 - 22:01 by Local Press Report
SOFIA (Sofia News Agency (Bulgaria)) — Scores of Bulgarian environmentalists gathered in downtown Sofia Saturday to protest against potential shale gas research and exploration in the country.