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  1. St. Petersburg Water Company Seen as Model for Rest of Russia

    The Vodokanal (water company) of St. Petersburg is on course to treat 98 percent of the Russian city's sewage by 2015, and has exceeded expectations in reducing per capita water use, making it a potential model for a country stuck with Soviet-era ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2012 - 09:50

  2. P&G Opens New Water Treatment Plant in Singapore

    30 Nov 2012- 08:48 by Local Press Report sinGapore Water World Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) announced the opening of its P&G Purifier of Water plant in Singapore, which will enable the company to produce enough of its water purification technology ...

    Local Press Report - 11/30/2012 - 09:52

  3. ADB Lends China $250 Million USD for Lake Cleanup

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    Local Press Report - 11/16/2012 - 09:44

  4. Czech Groundwater One of Worst in EU

    15 Nov 2012- 09:36 by Local Press Report COPENHAGEN Farmers Weekly The Czech Republic is among 16 European countries where more than 10% of groundwater is in poor chemical status, reveals a report. Bottom of the league table are Luxembourg, the Czech ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2012 - 10:05

  5. Hong Kong Considers Sewage Plant Relocation

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    Local Press Report - 11/09/2012 - 09:49

  6. Russian Court Orders Utility to Improve Wastewater Processing

    A court in the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia has ruled that a local water utility is legally obligated to improve the standard of wastewater processing it carries out before release into local waterways. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 22:44

  7. Indonesian River Reached Severe Pollution Levels

    6 Nov 2012- 10:03 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Post Logging and mining activities have contributed to the alarming rate of pollution of East Kalimantan’s Mahakam River, an environmental agency said on November 6. The East Kalimantan ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2012 - 10:03

  8. New Smartphone App Identifies Water Pollution in Israel

    An Israeli smartphone application designed to advise drivers of traffic jams and police presence is now being used to create awareness of water pollution in the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2012 - 09:59

  9. HaloSource, Tupperware Join Efforts

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    Local Press Report - 10/30/2012 - 10:22

  10. Degremont to Build Wastewater Treatment Facilities for Russia’s Largest Petrochemical Plant

    French drinking water, sewage and sludge treatment firm Degremont has started construction of wastewater treatment facilities near Nakhodka, a port city in Russia's Primorsky Krai, as part of a giant petrochemical plant project being implemented by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/30/2012 - 10:19

  11. Decreasing River Levels Affect Water Quality in Ukraine

    The level of Ukrainian rivers has fallen sharply, and this is affecting the quality of water used for drinking and domestic needs, according to Igor Vildman, former deputy environment and natural resources minister and current honorary chair of NGO ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2012 - 10:18

  12. Warsaw Risks Losing $320 Million in EU Funds for Sewage Treatment Plant

    Warsaw risks losing as much as $320 million USD in European Union funds for the $1.15 billion USD Czajka wastewater treatment plant, the city’s latest major water infrastructure investment. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2012 - 09:28

  13. Shanghai to Set Up New Water Resource Management System

    Shanghai will set up a new water resource management system by 2014 that will include the strictest standards so far in China for water conservation and wastewater treatment, the Shanghai Water Authority announced on October 17. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2012 - 10:04

  14. Increased Reports of Diarrhea in Kenyan Town Due to Sewer Breaks

    17 Oct 2012- 10:06 by Local Press Report NAIVASHA The Star (Nairobi) The department of Public Health in Naivasha has attributed the increase in diarrhoea in the town to the breakdown of the town's sewer system. According to the Naivasha district ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2012 - 10:08

  15. South Korea Acid Spill Highlights Need for Preparedness: Green Cross

    The acid spill in Gumi, South Korea last month demonstrates the importance of preparing communities to cope with environmental emergencies, according to NGO Green Cross International. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2012 - 10:05

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