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  1. Slovak-Dutch Cooperation Continues

    19 Aug 2016- 09:36 by Local Press Report PRAGUE The Slovak Spectator Frequent high water on the Danube, floods in the basins of Hornád, Slaná, Hron and Ipeľ rivers and proper operation of Gabčíkovo water dam have long worried Slovak experts in water ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2016 - 09:36

  2. Outcry in Czech Republic Over Plan to Triple Price of Groundwater

    17 Aug 2016- 03:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic A proposal from the Czech Environment Ministry to triple the price of groundwater by 2022 is being met with stiff opposition from towns and municipalities that depend on groundwater ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2016 - 03:21

  3. Czech Agriculture Ministry Wants Farmers to Contribute to Drought Fund

    4 Aug 2016- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech Ministry of Agriculture wants farmers in the country to contribute to the new $33 million USD national drought fund, which was approved by the European Union last month. Most ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/04/2016 - 11:14

  4. Czech Republic Plans to Expand Aid to Drought-Hit Farmers

    27 Jul 2016- 09:33 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Fresh Plaza The Ministry of Agriculture plans to add another 600 million crowns (22.20 million Euro) to the fund to compensate farmers and growers affected by drought. Overall, such compensations would reach ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:33

  5. Czech Environment Ministry Launches Drought Program

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech Environment Ministry this week officially launched a program to address drought, with Environment Minister Richard Brabec pledging $12.3 million USD worth of subsidies to help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2016 - 10:16

  6. Czech Republic to Increase Water Prices Over Next Five Years

    15 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech government is expected to raise water rates throughout the country over the next five years, with price increases of up to one-third in some areas. The largest increases will ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2016 - 11:08

  7. Czech Environment Ministry Seeks Funds to Combat Drought

    10 Jun 2016- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech Environment Ministry is launching a new program aimed at securing drinking water in the country’s municipalities amid ongoing drought, Environment Minister Richard Brabec said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 10:46

  8. Most of Czech Republic Threatened by Drought

    10 May 2016- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic Most of the territory of the Czech Republic is threatened by low or moderate levels of drought, with surface and groundwater levels dropping to blow average levels this month. There is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 10:34

  9. Drought-Affected Czech Growers to Receive $25 Million in Compensation

    8 Apr 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Fresh Plaza The Czech government will cover part of the losses suffered by agricultural producers as a result of last year's drought. A total of 600 million crowns (about 22 million Euro) will be ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2016 - 08:54

  10. Chinese President's Visit to Czech Republic Raises Hopes of Progress in Major Canal Project

    29 Mar 2016- 08:44 by Local Press Report PRAGUE South China Morning Post President Xi Jinping’s state visit to the Czech Republic this week is raising hopes Chinese involvement can help realise a European grand canal project. Ahead of Xi’s arrival, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2016 - 08:45

  11. Czech Republic Faces Sanctions for Not Including Labe Valley on EU Natura List

    5 Feb 2016- 09:44 by Local Press Report CTK The Czech Republic may not be able to draw a part of EU subsidies for environment protection and some transport projects because the cabinet has not met the demand to include the Labe valley in north Bohemia in ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:50

  12. Suez Wins Wastewater Treatment Contract in Czech Republic

    15 Jan 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Water & Wastewater International Suez and its company ŠPVS have won a €25 million, five-year contract to operate the wastewater networks and purification stations in the region of Šumperk, Czech Republic ...

    Local Press Report - 01/15/2016 - 09:59

  13. Czech Republic Plans Another $806 Million for Environment Projects This Year

    13 Jan 2016- 08:30 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Prague Monitor Calls for environment improving projects for another 20 billion crowns could be made in the Czech Republic this year, Environment Minister Richard Brabec (ANO) told CTK yesterday, adding that ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2016 - 08:30

  14. Czech Republic Considers Inter-Basin Transfers to Fight Drought

    15 Dec 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech government is considering a plan to transfer water from the Danube River to the Vltava or Elbe rivers in an effort to mitigate the effects of ongoing drought. The plan would ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:43

  15. Czech Republic Prepares for Future Droughts

    11 Nov 2015- 09:09 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Radio Prague The Czech Republic this year witnessed one of the driest summers in its history, and experts predict that heatwaves, as well as other weather extremes, are to occur more frequently in the future ...

    Local Press Report - 11/11/2015 - 09:09

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