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  1. EWP Summit Urges Water Stewardship to Drive Sustainable Development

    6 Jul 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Water stewardship should be the basis for smart investment, and can drive sustainable development and ensure water security and economic growth, the Finnish Representation to the European ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/06/2015 - 10:43

  2. 40 Percent of Mekong Delta Could Be Lost to Rising Sea Levels, Dams

    4 Feb 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam Some 40 percent of the Mekong Delta could be lost over the next 100 years because of rising sea levels, and those losses could be even higher if riparian countries continue to build ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2015 - 10:05

  3. Xylem to Provide Pumps for Laos' Xayaburi Dam

    21 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RYE BROOK, NY, United States Global water technology provider Xylem Inc. has won a $19.6 million USD contract to provide fish pass pumps for Laos' controversial Xayaburi Dam project on the Mekong River, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2014 - 10:24

  4. Leningrad Region Announces Plan to Improve Water Treatment Plants

    28 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ST. PETERSBURG, Russia Russia’s Leningrad Region, the large administrative area surrounding the city of St. Petersburg, has announced a new $21 million USD project to improve its freshwater treatment plants. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2014 - 10:00

  5. St. Petersburg Updates Industrial Wastewater Regulations

    15 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ST. PETERSBURG, Russia The St. Petersburg Vodokanal (water company) has updated its policies on treating industrial wastewater to reflect advances in technology and as part of the work contributing to the Year ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2014 - 10:00

  6. 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

  7. Russia, Finland, Estonia Launch Initiative to Protect Baltic Sea

    23 Jan 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HELSINKI, Finland On January 21, Finland, Russia and Estonia came together at a ceremony in Helsinki to begin work on projects associated with the “Year of the Gulf of Finland.” The Gulf is the thin stretch of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 13:20

  8. Finnish Firms Help China’s Guangxi Province With Water Management

    5 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HELSINKI, Finland Finnish renewable packaging firm Stora Enso has teamed with water efficiency firm Kemira to provide a water management solution in the Beihai region in the southern Chinese province of Guangxi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2013 - 10:06

  9. Russia Offers to Help Finland With Sewage Spill

    15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Representatives of several regional governments in Northwestern Russia are offering advice and practical assistance to Finland after a catastrophic release of sewage there led to pollution and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2013 - 10:03

  10. HELCOM Takes Lithuanian Fertilizer Company Off List of Baltic Sea Polluters

    25 Jun 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania The Helsinki Commission (the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, or HELCOM) last week removed Lithuanian fertilizer company Lifosa from the list of worst polluters of the Baltic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2013 - 10:00

  11. Over 1.5 Million Sign on to Europe’s Right to Water Initiative

    Europe’s first citizens’ initiative, “Water Is a Human Right,” has collected more than 1.5 million signatures across the continent, with eight nations surpassing minimum number of signatures required to create a legislative proposal to the European ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2013 - 10:20

  12. $260 Billion Lost Each Year Due to Lack of Sanitation: World Bank

    An estimated $260 billion USD is lost every year from a lack of access to sanitation, according to the World Bank. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  13. Palestinian Authority to Introduce New Water Law

    The Palestinian Authority is planning to introduce a new water law that will restructure the sector and redefine policies and strategies with regard to water and sanitation services, Palestinian water officials said this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/15/2013 - 10:15

  14. World Bank Looks to Mobile Technology to Solve Global Sanitation Crisis

    The World Bank and its partners this weekend launched the first-ever Sanitation Hackathon, modeled on the successful Water Hackathon of October 2011, bringing together software developers, designers and programmers to find technological solutions to a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  15. 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

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