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  1. Modern Water Installs Continuous Toxicity Monitors at Polish Water Treatment Plants

    30 Jun 2016- 08:59 by Local Press Report POZNAŃ Modern Water Modern Water plc, the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently completed the installation of its first Microtox® ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2016 - 08:59

  2. Growth of Coal-Fired Power Could Lead to Water Crises, Conflicts Around the World: Greenpeace

    24 Mar 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMSTERDAM, Netherlands The life cycle of coal-generated electricity-- from mining and washing to burning and waste management-- has major impacts on freshwater systems around the world. In many countries, coal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2016 - 10:04

  3. Krakow’s Tap Water Gets High Marks for Quality

    15 Mar 2016- 08:40 by Local Press Report KRAKOW Krakow Post In a study by the European Benchmarking Cooperation, a nonprofit devoted to studying water quality around the world, Krakow’s water ranked only behind Singapore’s in cleanliness. Access Food ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2016 - 08:40

  4. 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

  5. Two Cases of Polio Reported in Ukraine

    3 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine For the first time in five years, two children from Zakarpatskaya oblast in southwestern Ukraine have contracted polio, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported this week. The children-- a 4 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2015 - 10:01

  6. EC to Rule Next Month on Compensation for Polish Farmers

    28 Aug 2015- 08:48 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Radio Poland EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan announced on Wednesday that a decision could be adopted on 7 September during a meeting of agricultural ministers of all EU countries. Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2015 - 08:48

  7. Polish Government to Compensate Farmers Affected by Drought

    26 Aug 2015- 08:59 by Local Press Report WARSAW Associated Press Poland will pay more than $135 million in compensation to the thousands of farmers who have lost crops and fodder because of drought and unusually high temperatures Polish Agriculture ...

    Local Press Report - 08/26/2015 - 08:59

  8. IOC Concerned About Olympic Games’ Environmental Impacts on Beijing, Almaty

    2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAUSANNE, Switzerland Beijing’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics could have a negative impact on the country’s water resources, according to an International Olympic Committee (IOC) report released on June ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2015 - 10:06

  9. Polish Water Filter Producer Plans $2.5 Million Plant

    9 Apr 2015- 09:54 by Local Press Report KIELCE Plastics News Europe Dafi PRO, a Polish manufacturer of water filter systems and water heaters plans to establish a new $2.5 million production plant in the Special Economic Zone of Starachowice in south ...

    Local Press Report - 04/09/2015 - 09:54

  10. Poland's Environment Ministry Pushes for Water Use Fees

    3 Mar 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report WARSAW Radio Poland Poland’s Environment Ministry wants to introduce a fee for the use of water. However, large corporations, like utilities-- which use water to cool their plants-- have complained that they will be ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2015 - 09:22

  11. Krakow Raises Tariffs to Finance Investments

    17 Dec 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KRAKOW, Poland The Polish city of Krakow is raising the water and sewerage tariff by some 3.5 percent starting on January 1, 2015. The new rate will be about $2.96 USD per cubic meter. It is the only utility ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2014 - 10:05

  12. Belgian Firm Acquires Polish Water Utility

    11 Dec 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report WARSAW Water World In a bid to increase its European market share, the Pollet Water Group (PWG) Belgium has acquired Alamo, a domestic water treatment company in Poland. The takeover follows PWG taking over ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2014 - 10:20

  13. UN Climate Talks Again Mired in Debate Over Funding, Adaptation

    8 Dec 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The COP20 international climate talks, currently taking place in Lima, Peru, have hit snags over who should provide financing for adaptation in developing nations. In a report released last week, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/08/2014 - 10:14

  14. Romanian Prime Minister Changes His Tune on Shale Gas Ahead of Elections

    13 Nov 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta said last week that the country was postponing shale gas exploration activities, and claimed that there may not in fact be any shale reserves in Romania ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/13/2014 - 10:22

  15. Polish Municipalities Seek Alternatives to Silesian Regional Water Company, Citing Lack of Dialogue

    17 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland A number of municipalities in Poland’s Silesia region that are served by water company Gornoslaskie Pzedsiebiorstwa Wodociagow (GPW) are seeking independent water supply sources due to what they ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2014 - 10:25

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