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  1. Ten Thousand Sochi Residents Left Without Water After Network Damage

    24 Jan 2018- 17:24 by Local Press Report SOCHI Russia News Today About 10 thousand Sochi residents were left without water because of an accident on the pipeline. Stop the water pumping station 2 water intake Adler happened on Tuesday morning because of a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/24/2018 - 17:24

  2. Passenger Jet Forced to Avoid Three Water Spouts in Russia

    19 Sep 2017- 09:49 by Local Press Report SOCHI Gears of Biz A passenger jet pilot was forced to fly around three water spouts in a frightening descent in Russia. Witnesses on the ground in Sochi filmed as the plane weaved its way its way through the intim ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2017 - 09:49

  3. Estonia, Russia to Protect Transboundary Waters

    24 Aug 2017- 05:57 by Local Press Report SOCHI ERR News At the 20th meeting of the joint Estonian-Russian Joint Transboundary Water Commission, the Estonian delegation will be led by Secretary General of the Ministry of the Environment Andres Talijärv; th ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2017 - 05:57

  4. Sochi Hit by Sewage Leak Days Before Olympics Start

    3 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOCHI, Russia Just days before the Russian city of Sochi is due to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, its suburb of Mir was flooded by raw sewage, after a power cut in the wastewater system caused a catastrophic lo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2014 - 10:04

  5. Russian Water Companies Formulate Unified Approach to Water Law

    26 Nov 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Three major water companies from across Russia met on November 20 to discuss a unified approach to managing effects of the 2011 federal law “On Water and Sanitation,” which is currently being im ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2013 - 10:26

  6. Sewage Spill at Putin’s Sochi Residence

    21 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOCHI, Russia The summer residence of Russian President Vladimir Putin, located outside Sochi in the south of Russia, was the site of a sewage spill last week that saw “black, stinking fluid” flow out over the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2013 - 10:00

  7. Sochi Cracks Down on Illegal Connections Ahead of 2014 Olympics

    9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOCHI, Russia Regional authorities in the Russian city of Sochi have been granted special permission from the Russian government to take direct action against illegal connections to the utility networks. Now, e ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2013 - 09:59

  8. New Leak in Sochi Highlights Problems Ahead of 2014 Olympics

    There has been another embarrassment for the Russian government in its preparations for the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year, as a major freshwater leak occurred on the day British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in the city for talks with Russian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2013 - 10:15

  9. Russian Dam Collapses, Floods Olympic Site

    14 Mar 2013- 10:25 by Local Press Report SOCHI UPI Some 700 workers building the 2014 Winter Olympic facilities were evacuated after their camp was flooded by a dam break, Russian officials said Wednesday. The camp, where some 1,500 workers live, was inun ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2013 - 10:39

  10. Russian Officials Question Water Management in Olympics City After Pipeline Collapse

    In an embarrassment for the Sochi Vodokanal (water company), which is supposed to be preparing for the 2014 Winter Olympics, over 5,000 people in 50 apartment buildings were left without water overnight last week. What was a relatively minor incident was ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2012 - 11:02

  11. Russian Utility Raids Offices of Polluters in Winter Olympics Venue Sochi

    Last week, the Sochi Vodokanal (water company) carried out a series of raids on businesses suspected of releasing illegal pollutants into the city’s wastewater system. This is one example of how the area is facing up to its serious environmental problems ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2012 - 10:35

  12. UNEP Proposes Measures for a Green 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia


    Local Press Report - 07/13/2012 - 09:45

  13. Winter Olympics City Protests to Moscow over Sewage

    21 Mar 2012- 22:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, SOCHI Residents in Sochi, southern Russia, have appealed to the central government in Moscow to force local authorities and the water utility to deal with raw sewage that has been leaking from a pipe a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:26

  14. New Plan to Integrate Water Infrastructure in North Caucasus

    28 Sep 2011- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Draft terms of reference for the commission considering integration of water infrastructure across the Russian south and North Caucasus regions were published earlier this month.  The project is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:43

  15. Sochi Launches New Sewage Treatment Plants Ahead of 2014 Winter Olympics

    18 May 2011- 09:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, SOCHI New sewage treatment plants and wastewater systems have recently come on line along the Black Sea coast between Sochi and Adler, aiming to reduce pollution and increase capacity in light of the u ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:58