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  1. New EU Law Encourages Reuse Of Treated Wastewater

    18 May 2020- 06:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament approved a Water Reuse Regulation 13 May, defining minimum requirements at European level for the first time for reclaimed water (ie urban wastewater that has been treat ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:20

  2. European Parliament Supports Plan To Improve Tap Water Quality

    28 Mar 2019- 14:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament has agreed first steps to approve a plan to improve consumers’ trust in tap water. The proposal, a recast of the now-dated 1998 Drinking Water Directive, backs the pri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/28/2019 - 14:13

  3. EU Aims For Sixfold Increase In Use Of Treated Wastewater For Irrigation

    25 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has backed plans to increase the use of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in the EU. New legislation sets minimum quality sta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2019 - 09:50

  4. European Parliament Supports Improvement In Tap Water Quality, In Part To Reduce Plastic Usage And Litter

    24 Oct 2018- 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Strasbourg, France Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) backed changes to the EU Drinking Water Directive this week to improve the quality of drinking water and access to it as well as provide better info ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2018 - 06:50

  5. European Commission Draft Directive Proposes Drinking Water Access Mandate

    31 Jan 2018- 06:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European Commissioners are due January 31 to approve draft language showing willingness to mandate measures to increase access to drinking water including setting up and maintaining outdoor a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2018 - 06:56

  6. UN Seeks $500 Million for Aid to Iraqis

    4 Jun 2015- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The United Nations this week appealed to the international community for nearly half a billion dollars to meet the needs of 5.6 million Iraqis affected by ongoing conflict for the next six mon ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 11:24

  7. Romanian MEP Urges Ban on Cyanide Use in Mining

    25 Nov 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Member of European Parliament Renate Weber is asking European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fishing Karmenu Vella and other parliament members to issue a total ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2014 - 11:58

  8. EU to Address Drinking Water Access Laws Based on Citizens Initiative

    25 Mar 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union will examine legislation dealing with access to drinking water, in response to the regional bloc’s first successful citizens’ initiative. “We will launch an EU-wide public ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2014 - 10:10

  9. Former US Congressman Urges Support for Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam

    12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Support for Tajikistan’s controversial $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project should be a priority in American foreign policy in Central Asia, according to a former US c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2014 - 10:04

  10. Romanian Government to Finance Existing Water, Sewage Projects in 2014

    24 Feb 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Deputy Prime Minister Liviu Dragnea announced last week that the country’s Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration will fund water supply and sewage projects that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2014 - 10:14

  11. European Parliament President Questions Israeli-Palestinian Water Politics

    13 Feb 2014- 09:52 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EU Observer Right-wing Israeli MPs have savaged European Parliament President Martin Schulz over his remarks on water politics.  The German centre-left politician said in a speech in the Knesset on Wednesd ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2014 - 09:58

  12. Fracking Poses a Threat to European Water: EP Water Group President

    2 Jan 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France Hydraulic fracturing poses a potential threat to European water sources, so European Union member states must ensure that companies exploring for and exploiting shale gas deposits comply with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2014 - 10:08

  13. Frozen Water Tariffs May Put EU Investments in Lithuania at Risk

    20 Dec 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Many Lithuanian water companies are sinking into debt as service costs rise and municipalities, mindful of upcoming elections, are declining to raise water tariffs. The situation puts Europe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/20/2013 - 10:09

  14. Azerbaijan Urges EP to Press Armenia Over Dangerous Dam

    3 Jul 2013- 10:15 by Local Press Report BAKU Azernews Azerbaijan has urged the European Parliament to demand that Armenia carry out capital repairs on a collapsing dam located in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh, Chairman of Azerbaijani Delegation to the Eur ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2013 - 10:15

  15. Azerbaijan Calls on European Parliament to Act on Dam Threat

    21 Jun 2013- 09:50 by Local Press Report BAKU PR Newswire Azerbaijan has called on the European Parliament demanding that Armenia carry out essential maintenance on a dilapidated dam in occupied Nagorno-Karabakh that engineers agree is at risk of failure ...

    Local Press Report - 06/21/2013 - 09:54

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