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  1. Slovenia Declares Drinking Water a Constitutional Right

    21 Nov 2016- 13:21 by Local Press Report LJUBLJANA Associated Press On Thursday Slovenia lawmakers made access to drinking water a constitutional right in a bid to protect the Alpine nation's water resources from excessive exploitation. Center-right ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2016 - 10:19

  2. Slovenia: Constitutional Right to Water “Must Flow Down to” Roma Communities

    18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by Local Press Report LJUBLJANA Amnesty International Charity Limited A constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to water for all must be fully implemented to benefit the lives of Slovenia's Roma communities denied access to ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2016 - 11:17

  3. Slovenia to Complete Three Hydropower Plants by 2020

    7 Jan 2015- 10:33 by Local Press Report LJUBLJANA Balkans.com Business News The construction of three hydro power stations on the central section of the river Sava, Suhadol, Trbovlje and Renke, in Slovenia is due to be finished by 2020, according to the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/07/2015 - 10:33

  4. Putting Innovation Into Action Requires New Financial Tools, Stakeholder Engagement: EIP Water

    10 Nov 2014- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BARCELONA, Spain Access to a variety of financial instruments and greater dialogue and cooperation among all stakeholders are two of the key components needed to encourage companies, governments and ...

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

  5. EIP Water Holds Second Annual Conference

    5 Nov 2014- 12:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BARCELONA, Spain The European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water) held its second annual conference today (November 5th) in Barcelona, Spain. This year’s conference was held under the theme “Connecting ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2014 - 12:33

  6. New Floods Hit Slovenia, Balkans

    15 Sep 2014- 10:22 by Local Press Report LJUBLJANA Al Jazeera One person has been killed and another is still missing after torrential rain triggered flooding in Slovenia and the Balkans. The couple were in a vehicle when it was swept away by floodwater ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2014 - 10:22

  7. 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

  8. Slovenians Told Not to Drink Tap Water After Heavy Snows Cause Power Outages at Treatment Plants

    4 Feb 2014- 09:40 by Local Press Report LJUBLJANA AFP Slovenia's government said Monday that repairing damaged power infrastructure could take months after heavy snow and sleet battered most of the country over the weekend, leaving 120,000 households ...

    Local Press Report - 02/04/2014 - 09:40

  9. EC Takes Slovenia to Court Over Waste Disposal

    23 Jan 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Commission (Press Release) The European Commission is taking Slovenia to Court for its failure to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. The Commission's concerns relate to two ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2014 - 10:06

  10. Increasing Water Prices in Europe Could Increase Efficiency

    30 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark Eliminating flat-fee water programs and charging for water based on volume used, would increase the overall price of water, but would also encourage more efficient behavior in both ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 09:14

  11. 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. ...

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

  12. Slovenia Hydropower Developer Seeks Turbines for New Project

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    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 09:46

  13. 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

  14. EU to Provide $19.3 Million to Slovenia, Croatia, Austria for Flood Recovery

    1 May 2013- 09:32 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS dalje.com The European Commission on Tuesday proposed a $19.3 million USD aid package from the European Union Solidarity Fund to respond to flooding last autumn, with the majority of the aid going to ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2013 - 10:12

  15. Romanian National Water Association Partners With See River Project

    2 Apr 2013- 09:20 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Act Media Romanian National Waters Administration (ANAR) will take part as a partner in the implementation of the SEE RIVER regional project to be completed in 2014, with the main purpose of it being the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2013 - 10:15

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