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  1. EC Will Fine Lithuania For Wastewater Treatment Failures

    11 Jan 2021- 12:26 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Baltic Times Lithuania is facing sanctions of "several hundred millions euros" for its failure to comply with the EU directive on waste water treatment, the country's Environment Minister ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:26

  2. Vilnius Invests In Water Treatment And Pollution Reduction

    12 Oct 2019- 11:12 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Mayor Vilnius Municipality, alongside the Capital City Company Vilnius Heat Networks (VST) are committed to protecting the environment and providing a better service to citizens of the Lithuanian capita ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:12

  3. 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

  4. Lithuania Seeks to Prevent Private Ownership of Water Bodies

    11 May 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuanian legislators have adopted amendments to the country's law on inland water that were proposed by Environment Minister Valentinas Mazuronis to prevent privatization of water bod ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2015 - 10:13

  5. Lithuania Surveys Springs, Mineral Water Sources

    28 Apr 2015- 09:43 by Local Press Report VILNIUS Baltic Course The Lithuanian Geological Survey has drawn up a single list of water springs and sources, including a total of 218 springs and mineral water sources surveyed between 2012 and 2014, the Ministr ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2015 - 09:43

  6. Chromium Pollution Threatens Operations at Siauliai Treatment Plant

    20 Nov 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIAULIAI, Lithuania Large amounts of chromium and related compounds were recently detected in the wastewater network in the northern Lithuanian city of Siauliai, rendering the sludge produced at the local trea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2014 - 10:28

  7. Russia, Belarus, Lithuania Look at Nemunas River Basin Management

    24 Jun 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania An international conference in Vilnius last week looked at the state of the trans-boundary Nemunas River, also known as the Neman River, which runs through parts of Russia, Belarus and Lithu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2014 - 10:23

  8. Lithuanian Parliament Adopts New Water Law

    11 Jun 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania The Lithuanian Parliament on June 5th adopted a new version of the Law on Water and Wastewater Management. The new law includes a clause banning privatization of state-owned and municipal wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2014 - 10:09

  9. Lithuania Plans $80 Million in Water Projects by 2020

    22 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuania’s water and wastewater management program for the new European Union funding period (2014-2020) includes 28 projects worth around $80 million USD, according to Inesis Kiskis, direc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2014 - 09:59

  10. Lithuanian Utility Chief Jailed Over Fake Project

    1 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANEVĖŽYS, Lithuania Rimantas Liepa, the former head of northern Lithuanian water utility Aukstaitijos Vandenys, has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison after the Panevėžys City District Court fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/01/2014 - 09:59

  11. Lithuania Approves New EU-Funded Water Projects

    18 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuania’s Ministry of Environment has launched its water and wastewater program for 2014-2020, after Environment Minister Valentinas Mazuronis approved an initial list of 26 projects. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2014 - 10:00

  12. 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

  13. Lithuanian Utility Regulator Makes Final Decision on Water Tariffs in Vilnius

    13 Mar 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuania’s utility sector regulator, the National Control Commission for Prices and Energy (NCCPE), has made a unilateral decision to increase water and sewage tariffs in the capital city, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2014 - 10:00

  14. Lithuania Failing to Reach Water Management Goals: Regulator

    21 Feb 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuanian water companies have invested over $1.2 billion USD in water and wastewater infrastructure between 1996 and 2013, with 90 percent of those funds coming from the European Union as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/21/2014 - 10:13

  15. Salting Roads Leads to Groundwater Pollution in Lithuania

    23 Jan 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Scientists estimate that around 140,000 tons of sodium chloride is being spread on Lithuanian roads each winter to dissolve snow and ice, and a large amount of that salt is reaching groundwa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 10:12