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  • 10 Jun 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania T he largest artificial lake in Romania and one of the largest in Eastern Europe, Valea Devei Pond, will undergo a major cleaning project. The project will cost $67 million USD and take three years to finish, according to news agency
  • 27 May 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Realitatea.net (Romania) Romania could declare the drought this year a national disaster, Agriculture Minister Hie Sarbu said. Although the irrigation system in the country was extended from 200,000 functional hectares in December 2008 to
  • 29 Apr 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIEV, Ukraine The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has sent Romania a note of protest, requesting detailed information about the contamination of the Tisa River following an accident at a Romanian mine on April 16. Interfax-Ukraine quoted press secretary of
  • 29 Apr 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Romania, CONSTANTA Petron, the largest producer of oil and gas in southeastern Europe will use a containerized package demineralization plant from water and wastewater treatment company BONO Artes at its new gas processing plant in Constanta. The
  • 7 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Ensuring drinking water supply for 80 percent of the population and wastewater public networks for 69 percent of the citizens are among the key objectives of the new Romania government, which took office on December 22. At the end of
  • 10 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Manufacturers in Romania could dump their wastewater without any prior treatment, because regulatory authorities will no longer be required to check whether they have and use wastewater treatment equipment, according to the recent
  • 19 Nov 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Some 40 cities, including Bucharest, are pouring their wastewater directly into rivers without any previous treatment. "In Romania we have first class water in the mountain areas, and fifth class water, meaning it has the lowest
  • 5 Nov 2008- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The market for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polyethylene (PE) pipes has grown with the increasing demand for water supply and sewage networks in Romania. Pipelife Romania, has seen its business grow as a result. "In 2007 the PVC
  • 5 Nov 2008- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania T he Black Sea continues to be heavily polluted by waste flowing from the Danube River. Marius Postelnicu, the manager of the National Administration Romanian Waters, said 39,000 cubic meters of dead algae had been collected from the
  • 29 Oct 2008- 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania I n Romania, the population with access to water supply stands at 68 percent nationwide. About 85 percent of the inhabitants of Romanian cities have access to a centralized drinking water supply system. But among the rural population,
  • 29 Oct 2008- 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania D uring the last two years, there has been an increase in the volume of infrastructure projects, leading to a higher volume of sales for pipe producers. The largest local pipe manufacturer Teraplast with a market share of 40 percent
  • 17 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Around 48 percent of Romanian households do not have access to the public sewage network, while approximately 35 percent of Romanians' homes are not connected to the water supply public network. As a result, consumption of PVC
  • 10 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Romania, KIEV Private investors will now be able to hold shares of Kyivodocanal water supply utility. Kyivodocanal previously was under the jurisdiction of the city government but the parliament of Kiev authorized selling to private investors, Liga
  • 13 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania iJ omania has only one seacoast, along the Black Sea. Every summer local tourists rush to the seaside, but what most Romanian tourists don't know is that they are swimming in the same water in which the local authorities in all
  • 13 Aug 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Unipure (United Kingdom) Unipure Europe and MCG Consultancy Services have merged to form Siltbuster Process Solutions. The merger aims to provide a "one stop shop" for water treatment projects, particularly turnkey projects

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