23 May 2013 - 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, ST. PETERSBURG — A minor scandal has broken out in the Regional Assembly for Russia’s Leningrad Region around St.
22 May 2013 - 09:58 by Local Press Report
MANAMA (Bahrain News Agency) — HE the Minister of Works Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf visited Tubli Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Project, where he met the team responsible for the implementation of the project and was briefed b
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,
13 May 2013 - 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — China’s Environmental Protection Ministry has fined 88 businesses in the northern part of the country for polluting groundwater sources.
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.
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.
2 May 2013 - 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Polish local water utility GRODWiK has announced plans to expand and modernize the sewage treatment plant in Tarnow Grodkowski by mid-2014.
2 May 2013 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
29 Apr 2013 - 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — Russian nitrogen fertilizer producer URALCHEM, OJSC announced that it invested $14.7 million USD last year for environmental protection measures, a 28 percent increase from the previous year.
29 Apr 2013 - 09:28 by Local Press Report
TAIPEI (Taipei Times) — An abnormal change in tap water quality was found at Greater Kaohsiung’s Gaoping River yesterday with a marked bad odor, leading Taiwan Water Corp (TWC) to announce a sudden shutdown of the water
25 Apr 2013 - 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, TYUMEN — Russia’s Tyumen region has announced a new project to change the way its capital city and surrounding areas provide residents with freshwater, by utilizing underground reservoirs rather than relyin
24 Apr 2013 - 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, KUSHVA — During the night of April 18 the city of Kushva in Russia’s Sverdlovsk Region suffered a catastrophic sewage leak.
23 Apr 2013 - 10:20 by Local Press Report
UFA (General Electric) — GE and Russian oil company Bashneft have launched pilot testing of GE’s ZeeWeed*membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology for biological treatment of sewage water from the Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim oil pr
22 Apr 2013 - 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, LUOHE — The government of China’s Henan Province has resorted to purchasing water from an upstream reservoir to replenish the polluted Li River, the main source of drinking water for the city of Luohe, acc
18 Apr 2013 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — With water scarcity looming in several northern Indian cities, local authorities have asked large-scale users to curb water consumption and find ways to increase use of recycled water.
16 Apr 2013 - 09:41 by Local Press Report
BUENOS AIRES (Water World) — The escalating use of water for industrial processes has spurred the need for water and wastewater treatment, boosting the demand for water and wastewater treatment chemicals in Mexico.
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
2 Apr 2013 - 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, DONETSK — A devastating explosion and fire at a wastewater treatment plant in Donetsk on March 30 has raised concerns in the area about the risk of catastrophes at other such facilities.
29 Mar 2013 - 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, VORONEZH — The Russian city of Voronezh, which has suffered several years of press over its water infrastructure, announced on March 25 that the microbial content of drinking water provided to residents has f
29 Mar 2013 - 09:57 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Construction Weekly Online) — Majis Industrial Services SAOC is seeking expressions of interest from consultants to advise on the provision of water utility services to the Sohar Industrial Port area in Oman. Firms will
25 Mar 2013 - 10:02 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Water World) — To improve wastewater management, constructed wetlands could be used to further clean effluent water from mechanical plants with minimal or no electricity consumption and can also be used to demi
25 Mar 2013 - 08:39 by Local Press Report
COLOMBO (HIRU TV) — The National Water Supply and Drainage Board states that water purification at the Ambathale water purification facility in Colombo has been hampered due to sludge released to the Kelani river.&nbs
21 Mar 2013 - 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, CHANGSHOU — Residents have refused to drink, bathe, cook or clean with tap water in the town of Changshou, Pingjiang county in Hunan province, for several years despite assurances that water quality tests ha
20 Mar 2013 - 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, MAOMING — An acid mine water leak from a rare earth mining project in China’s Guangdong Province has contaminated water in the Wang Fu River near the city of Maoming.
18 Mar 2013 - 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s Myslenice municipality has received a $44.2 million USD investment grant from the European Union’s Cohesion Fund to expand the municipal sewage and water supply network.
18 Mar 2013 - 08:28 by Local Press Report
COCHABAMBA (DBR Technology) — Clean Water Systems & Stores, a California-based water treatment provider of contaminated well water, has introduced a line of custom water purification systems to address a wide variety of c
14 Mar 2013 - 10:13 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania Daily News) — It was reported in Wednesday's edition of this newspaper that more than 2,500 villagers in Bunda District now have access to clean and safe tap water following completion of a number of projects
11 Mar 2013 - 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection last week announced plans to create a network to monitor groundwater and detect sources of groundwater pollution in the North China Plain by 2015.&n
7 Mar 2013 - 08:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India's Vice President Hamid Ansari warned this week that the country has created a ticking bomb in public health, since it is able to treat only one-fifth of its wastewater.
6 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — A survey released last week by the Chinese Ministry of Land and Water Resources reveals that much of the groundwater in the North China Plain is severely polluted.
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
27 Feb 2013 - 10:57 by Local Press Report
PRAGUE (Marcus Evans) — The 2nd Edition Advanced Water Management for Oil & Gas: Excellent Water Treatment and Produced Water Management to Ensure Profitable Production will be held April 15-17, 2013, i
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.