20 May 2013 - 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s 2,289 municipal wastewater treatment plants are only treating 97,640 liters per second of wastewater, while they have a capacity to clean 137,820 liters per second, according to the Nation
16 May 2013 - 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Belarus, GRODNO — The vodokanal (water company) in the Belarusian city of Grodno is preparing to start a $23.8 million USD investment program to modernize the local wastewater and sewage sludge treatment facilities,
16 May 2013 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
GUANGZHOU (South China Morning Post) — Pollution in Guangdong's coastal waters continued to worsen last year, mainly in the Pearl River Delta, which affected offshore water quality in Hong Kong. The steady deterioration of water qu
15 May 2013 - 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — As part of Russian efforts to clean up its Pacific coast, the city of Port Vanino last week released details of a project to end the release of raw sewage into the sea and significantly reduce poll
7 May 2013 - 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — Yuzhkuzbassugol, the Russian coal-mining subsidiary of UK-based steel and mining muntinational Evraz Group, plans to rehabilitate two large industrial wastewater treatment facilities and build five
6 May 2013 - 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, XINXIANG — Environmental authorities in Xinniang City in China’s Henan province are investigating the cause of pollution in the West Meng Jiangnu River, after local residents and bloggers last week reported&n
6 May 2013 - 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s Constanta County last week launched a new wastewater treatment plant in the Black Sea town of Eforie Sud.
26 Apr 2013 - 10:21 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (eNews Park Service) — A new report by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) finds that nanomaterials added to soil via fertilizers and treated sewage waste used to fertilize fields could threaten soil he
19 Apr 2013 - 08:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Indonesia, JAKARTA — A report released this week by environmental group Greenpeace International reveals that a large textile facility in Indonesia associated with a number of global fashion brands is releasing a wide
12 Apr 2013 - 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Poland, KRAKOW — Water utility MPWiK has announced plans to award two contracts to modernize and expand the Kujawy sewage treatment plant and expand the municipal sewage network in the city of Krakow.
11 Apr 2013 - 09:50 by Local Press Report
YEREVAN (Asbarez) — The American University of Armenia’s (AUA) School of Public Health and the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment have partnered with two Armenian governmental ministries to develop an inventory
9 Apr 2013 - 09:23 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — Caspian international exhibition & forum "Water Treatment Technologies” CATEF 2013 will be held in Baku on 11-13 April. OJSC Azersu (Azerbaijan’s national water operator) reports that CA
5 Apr 2013 - 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s Zielona Gora municipality will tender construction contracts this year for a project to expand its sewage network by 35 kilometers, local water utility ZWiK said in a statement this week.<
3 Apr 2013 - 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Argentine oil company Pluspetrol Norte SA on April 1 denied accusations by the Peruvian government that its operations in the country’s northern Amazon region were causing serious environmental pol
28 Mar 2013 - 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — The central Polish town of Belchatow has awarded a $10.5 million USD contract to expand and modernize the municipal sewage treatment plant to a consortium of three local construction companies, the
19 Mar 2013 - 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ZIMBABWE, HARARE — A major mining project in the area near the Gwayi-Shangani Dam is raising concerns over freshwater pollution in Zimbabwe’s Matebeleland North province, in the southwest of the country.
12 Mar 2013 - 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Local water utility PWiK has announced plans for a $39 million USD project to expand the municipal sewage network in Gliwice, Poland.
7 Mar 2013 - 10:24 by Local Press Report
HUBEI (china.org.cn) — A Chinese lawmaker has urged the government to create laws enforcing a scheme that makes enterprises pay compensation in cases of polluting accidents. Such environmental pollution liability in
6 Mar 2013 - 08:28 by Local Press Report
SOFIA (Novinite,com) — The Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water in the southern city of Smolyan has imposed a fine on mining company Gorubso Madan AD for polluting the waters of the Madanska river. The com
5 Mar 2013 - 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, JINAN — Chinese environmental authorities said late last week that they have not yet been able to find any evidence that a local factory in East China’s Shandong province disposed of its wastewater by du
China’s Rapid Growth Leads to Both Environmental Problems and Innovative Policies: Lincoln Institute
28 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, MA, CAMBRIDGE — China's rapid urbanization and economic growth has created environmental problems, and also spurred innovative policies to address them, according to new research released this week by Cambridge, M
25 Feb 2013 - 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Chinese government has finally admitted to the existence of “cancer villages,” where decades of land, water and air pollution has caused the rates of cancer to be exponentially higher than they
25 Feb 2013 - 10:55 by Local Press Report
HANOI (The Asahi Shimbun) — Mitsubishi Rayon Co. has entered into a distributor agreement with the Vietnamese engineering firm Greentech Environment Joint Stock Co.
22 Feb 2013 - 11:04 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (The Australian) — Environment protection chiefs in China are being taunted with challenges: cash rewards if they dare to swim in the rivers for which they are responsible. To no one's surprise, given the reekin
19 Feb 2013 - 10:47 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Radio Free Asia) — The latest data from Beijing has revealed that around 90 percent of ground-water in China is polluted, much of it severely, with activists blaming local governments for protecting polluting enterpr
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
11 Feb 2013 - 10:21 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — Azersu OJSC, national water operator of Azerbaijan, has announced a tender procedure for assembly & construction work on the water and sewer systems of Baku, its suburbs and regions of the coun
8 Feb 2013 - 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Local water utility SW-S Swarzewo will expand and modernize its sewage treatment plant in Swarzewo, Poland under a $34 million USD project.
6 Feb 2013 - 08:45 by Local Press Report
SYDNEY (CST Wastewater Solutions) — Underperforming open industrial waste water treatment lagoons are on the way out after more than a century, as industry counts the cost of their pollution, odours, leakage, energy wastage and rel
30 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, KEMEROVO — A mining company in the remote Kemerovo region of Russia has been fined $666,000 USD for causing massive environmental damage by consistently releasing untreated industrial wastewater into a river.
25 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SOFIA, Bulgaria — Bulgarian Environment Minister Nona Karadzhova and Kardzhali MayorHasan Azis this week signed a $35 million grant agreement for a project to expand the water and sewage networks in the city.
23 Jan 2013 - 09:07 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (Water World) — Romanian water utility Compania Regionala de Apa Bacau has called a tender for the construction of two waste water treatment stations under a contract worth $14.27 million USD, a notice published
21 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Singapore has tripled the fine for those found illegally dumping wastewater into public sewers. Now the penalty will be a $12,200 USD fine or imprisonment.
21 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, VELIKIY NOVGOROD — The water utility serving the city of Velikiy Novgorod in Russia is appealing against a $3.8 million USD fine it was ordered to pay for illegally releasing untreated sewage into the Volkhov River
15 Jan 2013 - 05:02 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (General Electric) — GE’s Power Conversion business today announced that it has won a contact of more than $10 million to supply eight pump drive trains, as well as process automation for the largest wastewater treat
11 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, ST. PETERSBURG — On January 7, Sertolovo, a small vodokanal (water company) serving a remote area of Russia’s Leningrad Region, began routing much of its wastewater through the new and advanced Northern Treatm
10 Jan 2013 - 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — A significant rise in mercury emissions due to industrialization, coal burning, artisanal mining and unsafe waste disposal has worsened pollution of freshwater ecosystems globally, warns a new re
4 Jan 2013 - 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Vietnam, HANOI — New water resources laws took effect in Vietnam this week with the turn of the new year.