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  1. Dnieper River “Dying” Due to Pollution, Low Water Levels

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Dnieper River-- which flows through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea-- is “dying” due to pollution and excessive water extraction, according to Ukrainian environmentalists. Droppin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 10:27

  2. Prolonged Drought Threatens Water Supply to Chisinau

    22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Apă-Canal Chişinău, the water company operating in the Moldovan capital, Chisinau, has warned that prolonged drought in the region has caused water levels in the Dniester River to drop to cri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2016 - 11:07

  3. Investigation Raises Questions About Kalush Chemical Clean-Up

    14 Dec 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine A recent investigation by the non-profit Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has raised questions about the clean-up of a hazardous waste sludge pit near the city of Kalush, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2015 - 10:39

  4. World Water Week: Leaders Warn That Time Is Running Out to Address Global Water Issues

    25 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden World leaders described the urgent pressure many countries are facing with regard to future water supply at the opening of the 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm this week. "As the leade ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2015 - 10:10

  5. Moldovan Researchers Blame Ukraine for Poor Water Quality

    24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Researchers from Moldova’s Academy of Science have blamed Ukraine, which they said was acting with “ill will,” for the current poor water quality and low water levels in Moldovan river basins ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2015 - 10:06

  6. Most of Ukraine’s Rivers Heavily Polluted

    4 May 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Most of Ukraine’s rivers are heavily polluted with agricultural fertilizer, sewage and industrial effluents, according to researchers from the National Geophysical Observatory. The researchers cit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2015 - 10:08

  7. Moldovan Authorities Hold Talks on Dniester River Basin Pollution

    10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova The Moldovan Environment Ministry has begun holding talks with water management expers, civil society groups, local authorities and water users on pollution in the Dniester basin and possible ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2015 - 11:03

  8. Environmental Group Warns That Shale Gas Extraction in Ukraine Could Threaten Drinking Water in Moldova

    16 Feb 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Shale gas extraction in Ukraine could negatively affect the ecological balance of the trans-boundary Dniester River, a source of drinking water for Chisinau, the capital of neighboring Moldov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/16/2015 - 10:50

  9. Chisinau Softens Policy on Water Payments

    29 Jan 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Chisinau Mayor Dorin Chirtoaca is backpedaling on a law, for which he lobbied, that requires water users in the Moldovan capital to pay for a few extra cubic meters of hot and cold water each ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2015 - 10:45

  10. Chisinau Water Utility Accuses Residents of Water Theft

    26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Apa-Canal Chisinau, the water utility operating in the Moldovan capital, said last week that it had discovered water theft and improper use among consumers in the city. The company cited disc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2014 - 10:46

  11. Moldovan Sewage Pollutes Dniester River

    6 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Sewage pipelines carrying wastewater from northeastern Moldova’s Soroca district to sewage treatment facilities in neighboring Ukraine’s Yampil district are a threat to water quality in the Dn ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2014 - 10:21

  12. Moldovan City Dumping Untreated Wastewater Into Dniester River

    14 Feb 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova The city of Rezina in eastern Moldova has been discharging its wastewater into the Dniester River without treatment for the past 20 years, environmental inspectors said earlier this week. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2014 - 10:12

  13. Moldovan Environmentalists Slam Water Law

    20 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Moldova’s water resources could decrease now that the country’s new Water Law is in effect, because the law backs the use of groundwater for irrigation and dredging of the Prut and Dniester r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2013 - 10:00

  14. Transnistria to Monitor Drinking Water Quality

    19 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TIRASPOL, Moldova Yevgeny Shevchuk, leader of the breakaway Moldovan territory of Transnistria, signed a decree last week calling for evaluation of the drinking water quality in the territory. Transnistria is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2013 - 10:02

  15. Most Water in Ukraine Unfit for Drinking

    9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Most water sources in Ukraine are too polluted for drinking, Ukrainian environmentalists warned on August 8. There are about 1 billion tons of polluted water in the country, and every year the amo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2013 - 10:02

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