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  1. Russian Prosecutors Investigate Orange Urals Waterways

    29 Jul 2020- 09:03 by Local Press Report MOSCOW RFI Russian prosecutors on Wednesday said they were conducting an inspection of a facility supposed to treat acid runoff from an abandoned Urals mine after photographs emerged of streams running orange. Dron ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 10:35

  2. Russian Fertilizer Company Shuttered Over River Pollution Abuse

    14 Jul 2020- 10:26 by Local Press Report MOSCOW UrduPoint Uralchem, one of Russia's largest producers of mineral fertilizers, said on Wednesday that it had decided to halt production at the Azot plant in Russian Perm Territory due to the pollution of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:46

  3. Holdups In Testing Samples From Norilsk Oil Spill Incident

    29 Jun 2020- 12:09 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Reuters Water and soil samples that were taken near the site of a giant fuel spill in the Russia’s Arctic and prepared for tests at an independent lab have been held up at the Norilsk airport, a lawmaker and ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2020 - 11:16

  4. Clean-up Of Russia Diesel Spill Could Take Years

    25 Jun 2020- 06:29 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times Russia has finished clearing fuel from the surface of a river hit by a massive diesel spill in the Arctic region, but the full clean-up could take years, officials said Wednesday. After more ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 06:29

  5. Russia Nickel Producer Will Face Charges Over Industrial Waste Spillage

    16 Jun 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Russian Legal Information Agency An environmental offence case was launched against employees companies Norilsk Nickel and Mekhanobr Engineering over wastewater discharge to Tomulakh river in Russia’s Krasno ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2020 - 09:15

  6. Norilsk Oil Spill: Clean-up Efforts Underway

    10 Jun 2020- 05:59 by Local Press Report NORILSK Tass The maximum allowable concentration of hazardous substances (MAC) in water of fuel-contaminated reservoirs in Norilsk exceeds the norm 60 times "in the most difficult zones," First Deputy Eme ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2020 - 05:59

  7. Putin Declares State Of Emergency As Massive Oil Spill Contaminates Siberian River

    4 Jun 2020- 06:31 by Staff- Water Diplomat Moscow, Russia Russia’s President Vladimir Putin declared a local state of emergency 3 June after 20,000 tons of oil leaked into rivers from a power plant in the Arctic north of the country. The contamination hap ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:32

  8. No Prospect Of Ukraine Restoring Water To Occupied Crimea

    28 May 2020- 09:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat Kyiv, Ukraine The government of Ukraine will not restore water supply to Crimea until Russian-backed armed forces “de-occupy” the region, according to Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Oleksiy Reznikov. Further OO ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:03

  9. Disinformation About "Environmental Assault" On Baltic Sea?

    18 May 2020- 08:37 by Local Press Report LENINGRAD CODA This toxic environment has been created by lobbyists, corporations and politicians, who refuse to entertain the possibility that the dumping of vast amounts of untreated animal waste on Russian soil ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2020 - 08:37

  10. A Third Of Russian Hospitals Lack Adequate Water Supply

    2 Mar 2020- 09:31 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times Nearly one-third of Russia’s medical facilities lack a water supply network and more than 40% lack central heating, the Russian government’s public spending watchdog has said in its latest re ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2020 - 09:31

  11. Ukraine Will Not Resume Water Supply To Crimea While It Remains Occupied

    10 Feb 2020- 07:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine The government of Ukraine indicated 5 February that there will be no resumption of water supply to Russian-occupied Crimea through the North Crimean Canal. During a visit to the Kherson region on 1 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:39

  12. New Russia Climate Change Plan Acknowledges Extreme Weather Patterns; Looks To Drought-resistant Crops, Dams To Address Water Challenges

    11 Jan 2020- 09:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat MOSCOW, Russia The government of Russia has acknowledged that climate change has had a prominent and increasing effect on its economy and population and has released its plan to adapt to such changes. In a relat ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:18

  13. European Youth Parliament For Water: River Basin As The Backbone Of Regional Development

    15 Dec 2019- 10:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia The 15th Session of the  European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW), convening in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, with the theme “River basin: the backbone of regional development”, focused on p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  14. Donald Looks At Toilets

    9 Dec 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The President of the United States of America has ordered a federal review of water efficiency standards of toilets because “People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times as oppose ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2019 - 10:25

  15. Sisi Will Push For GERD External Mediator

    21 Oct 2019- 07:43 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to press for an external mediator in its ongoing dispute with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) when he meets Ethiopia’s Pri ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:41