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  1. Auditors Will Examine EU Strategy to Combat Desertification

    1 Feb 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is conducting an audit on the European Union’s (EU) strategic framework for combating desertification to examine whether risk of desertification in EU ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2018 - 06:34

  2. Ukraine-Belarus Border Demarcation Hits Snag Over Waterway

    6 May 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Efforts to demarcate the Ukrainian-Belarusian border are moving forward despite hitting a snag recently due to a dispute over a canal that runs along the border, a Belarusian official said this w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:27

  3. Chemical Spill Threatens Latvia’s Daugava River

    13 Apr 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIGA, Latvia Toxic chemicals that spilled into nearby waterways following a warehouse fire in the Latvian capital, Riga, last week have made their way into the Daugava River. Fish and waterfowl have died as a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/13/2015 - 10:16

  4. Ships Will Have to Deliver Wastewater at Ports in Baltic Sea

    18 Nov 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report RIGA Port News Annual HELCOM Maritime Group met recently in Riga to discuss the current status of reception facilities for sewage in ports. According to the previous plans the mandatory delivery of waste waters fro ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2014 - 10:16

  5. New Tariffs Approved for Latvian Utility

    30 May 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report RIGA The Baltic Course The Council of the Public Utilities Commission today approved new tariffs for the Riga municipal water supply and sewage company Rigas udens, as the commission's representative Inese Kru ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2014 - 10:01

  6. Latvian Town Warned of Tap Water Contamination

    1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIGA, Latvia Jelgava, a town of 65,000 people in central Latvia, has been forced to warn residents not to drink the tap water after routine testing found high levels of dangerous microbes, iron and sulfates in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2014 - 10:21

  7. Rigas Udens Wants to Increase Water, Sewer Rates

    8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report RIGA The Baltic Course Municipal waterworks company Rigas udens has submitted new water supply and sewerage rates to the Public Utilities Commission on January 2, LETA learned from the company. The company wants the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/08/2014 - 10:03

  8. Wastewater Treatment in Europe Showing Improvements: EC

    8 Aug 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission announced this week that wastewater collection and treatment within the European Union had improved thanks to investment of some $19 billion USD between 2007-2013. “Was ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2013 - 10:01

  9. New Urinal for Men to Help Encourage Hand Washing

    11 Jul 2013- 10:03 by Local Press Report RIGA Time A new high-tech urinal is supposed to help men take better care of their personal hygiene and the environment. Latvian designer Kaspars Jursons has created “The Stand,” which is basically a sink on top of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2013 - 10:03

  10. Latvian Whirlpool Swallows All in Its Path

    24 Apr 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report LONDON Metro UK Swallowing everything dragged towards its direction, this monstrous whirlpool in Latvia looks as if a plug has been pulled from the ground beneath. The astonishing footage was apparently captured af ...

    Local Press Report - 04/24/2013 - 10:21

  11. Russia Looks to PPPs to Clean Up Baltic Pollution


    Local Press Report - 04/05/2013 - 10:27

  12. Rigas Udens Tenders $15 Million Water Treatment Plant

    Rigas Udens, the regional water company operating in the Latvian capital, has announced a tender for engineering and construction work for a new water treatment plant in the Baltezers quarter of the city. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2013 - 11:10

  13. 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 inf ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2012 - 09:50

  14. Riga Invests $350 Million to Renovate Water Treatment System to EU Standards

    The city council of the Latvian capital, Riga, has announced a 10-year plan for reconstruction of the city’s water assets, with a preliminary budget of $350 million USD. The project will see total renovation of fresh and wastewater treatment in the city a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/05/2012 - 10:36

  15. Baltic Utilities Discuss Common Problems, With Eye on Integration

    The latest meeting of the Baltic states’ water utility companies, held in Latvia this month, focused on management of wastewater, improving treatment processes to protect the fragile local environment and the ability of companies to ensure that customers ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2012 - 11:20