24 May 2013 - 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, UFA — A court in the Russian city of Ufa has ruled that a sewage treatment plant operated by the local water utility has violated the rights of local residents because it is too loud.
21 May 2013 - 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, DONETSK — Ukraine’s State Bailiffs' Service has started confiscating cars of those who default on water bills, authorities said on May 16.
9 May 2013 - 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — The Russian Duma (Parliament) has toughened legal accountability for violations related to extracting water and discharging effluents into water bodies.
8 May 2013 - 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM — The Kerala state government is facing stiff opposition to its plan to establish the state’s first public-private partnership (PPP) company to provide water supply.
7 May 2013 - 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Most Kazakh provinces have not managed to resolve their drinking water supply issues, the country’s deputy prosecutor general, Zhakyp Asanov, told a national online seminar on May 3.
23 Apr 2013 - 00:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — Russian private water utility operator Rosvodokanal, along with the Lipeck City Energy Company (LGEK), has proposed benchmarking for Russian vodokanals (water companies) in order to assess the coun
19 Apr 2013 - 09:47 by Local Press Report
TRIPOLI (Libya Herald) — A trade delegation of UK companies from the water and wastewater sectors will be in Tripoli from Saturday for industry meetings. The three-day mission, led by British Water – the trade assoc
17 Apr 2013 - 10:43 by Local Press Report
karachi (The International News) — The Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KWSB) has decided to take immediate action of disconnection of water supply to over 500 companies in the city and surrounding areas which according to the wa
12 Apr 2013 - 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Over half of the Peruvian population lacks access to a secure water supply, and two-thirds consume water of poor quality, the group "Taxpayers for Respect" (Contribuyentes por el Respeto) said
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.
10 Apr 2013 - 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, KHABAROVSK — Genadij Nikanorov,director of the Garovskij Water Abstraction company in the Khabarovsk region of Russia’s Far East is being arraigned on charges of abuse of power.
9 Apr 2013 - 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, VLADIVOSTOK — A privatization bid by the vodokanal (water company) in Russia’s Primorsky Krai province may be halted due to a new proposed federal law on water supply and wastewater treatment.
27 Mar 2013 - 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Lithuania, VILNIUS — Lithuanian officials have expressed opposition to the European Commission’s draft directive on public service concessions due to concerns that it would mean inevitable privatization of public water
25 Mar 2013 - 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, NIZHNY NOVGOROD — The Nizhny Novgorod City Council last week vote against granting local vodokanal (water company) a 25-year concession for the city’s water supply and wastewater treatment services.
14 Mar 2013 - 10:31 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (Water World) — Romanian water utility Compania de Apa Oltenia announced plans for the extension and upgrade of the water network worth an estimated $20.2 million USD, the European Union's procurement journal sh
1 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — Russian Prosecutor General Jurij Chaika admitted to the country’s Duma that Russia’s public service sector is “extremely corrupt” and that his efforts to curb that corruption have not been a succ
1 Mar 2013 - 08:29 by Local Press Report
LUTON (Daily Markets) — Elster announced today that Brazilian utility, Companhia de Saneamento do Parana (SANEPAR), has selected Elster to supply more than 105,000 single-jet water meters in Brazil over the next three mon
26 Feb 2013 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (Water World) — Romanian water utility Apa Canal 2000 has invited bids for the upgrade of the water supply network and wastewater treatment plants in the southern county of Arges under a contract worth an estima
7 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Benin, COTONOU — Benin’s national telecommunications company on February 4 cut of all services to national water company SONEB, in retaliation for last week’s water cuts by SONEB.
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
Wastewater Network Failure Causes Floods in Peruvian Capital, Reignites Debate Over Privatizing Water Utility
24 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — A wastewater network failure that flooded the Peruvian capital, Lima, last week, has reopened the national debate on the need to reform or privatize state-owned water utility SEDAPAL.
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
22 Jan 2013 - 11:03 by Local Press Report
PRETORIA (South African Government) — The 4th Municipal Water Quality Conference provides a platform for knowledge and lesson sharing, lesson distribution and partnership opportunities between the public and private sectors to upscal
15 Jan 2013 - 01:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, NOVOCHEBOKSARK — Authorities in the Russian Chuvash Republic last week announced plans to merge the water and sewage utilities supplying the two largest cities in the region.
30 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s non-compliance with the European Union’s directives on sewage and water management could trigger a fine of as much as $1.95 billion USD per year, local newspaper Dziennik Gazeta Prawna has
13 Nov 2012 - 10:19 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (AMEinfo.com) — The International Desalination Association (IDA) announces its support of the 2013 International Water Summit as a Knowledge Partner for the event, which provides a new and unique gl
9 Nov 2012 - 09:31 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — National water operator Azersu OJSC has accelerated work on the use of prepaid water meters (smart-meters) with the purpose of clarifying the accounting of water consumption by consumers. Az
26 Sep 2012 - 09:19 by Local Press Report
LONDON (Herald Online) — With the mining boom showing no signs of abating, significantly increased volumes of water consumption and wastewater generation will be the likely result.
26 Sep 2012 - 08:45 by Local Press Report
BODRUM (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) — The Municipality of Bodrum / BOSKI, hereinafter referred to as “the Employer”, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towa
29 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, NIZHNY NOVGOROD — A Russian court on May 21 found the former director of Nizhny Novgorod Vodokanal (water utility) guilty of causing a mass poisoning of 187 people through his failure to adequately maint
13 Dec 2010 - 15:27 by Local Press Report
AMMAN, Jordan (Jordan Times) — The first Arab Water Week, organized by the Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, opened in Amman last week.
6 Dec 2010 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — gyptian public and private companies ' last week issued 12 tenders in the water and wastewater sectors.
The first four tenders, announced by the Potable Water Company of Alexandria, involve
22 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — gyptian public and private companies last week issued nine f tenders and two requests in the water and wastewater sectors.
The first and second tenders were announced by the General
15 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Construction & Maintenance) — Spain's Cadagua will build a $96 million USD wastewater treatment plant in Muscat. The contract was awarded by Omani wastewater services company Haya Water.
11 Oct 2010 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — gyptian public and private sector companies last week issued 14 tenders for water and wastewater projects.
The first three tenders were announced by the Damietta Potable Water Company. They
27 Sep 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — Bangkok's local government body announced its intention to recoup expenses for its wastewater facilities, operating in 20 districts under its jurisdiction, by charging a fee to households.
27 Sep 2010 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Germany, MUNICH — Iranian authorities are seeking greater cooperation with Germany in the water and wastewater sectors, inviting German companies to participate in multi-million
22 Sep 2010 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PRAGUE, The Czech Republic — Vodovody a Kanalizace (VaK), a water company operating in the southeastern Czech town of Breclav, is facing serious problems due to a major European Union co-funded water and wastewater project.
20 Sep 2010 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — gyptian public and private sector com' parties last week issued nine tenders in the water and wastewater sectors.
The first tender was announced by the General Authority for new Urban Societies,