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  • 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
  • 21 Oct 2008- 12:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGETOWN, Guyana Two new water treatment plants cited for construction in the city of Georgetown, capital of Guyana, will be ready for use in April 2009, said the Chief Executive of Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) Karan Singh earlier this month.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The Tisa River has avoided becoming polluted by an overflow of mining deposits due to the massive volume of water from the small rivers that flow into it, said Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development Attila Korodi after the
  • 21 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC A World Bank Report released on July 10 shows that China has largely ignored water infrastructure development in Africa despite investing heavily in hydropower generation, information communication technology (ICT) and railway construction
  • 15 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania T he Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations announced on July 14 that is has completed clearing the contaminants from an oil spill in the Amur River, RIA new agency reported. The Amur River forms the border between the Russian Far
  • 14 Jul 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc A World Bank Report released on July 10 shows that China has largely ignored water infrastructure development in Africa despite investing heavily in hydropower generation, information communication technology (ICT) and railway
  • 28 Apr 2008- 21:38 by Local Press Report washington, dc, united states U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey — Data collected by the U. S. Geological Survey could help identify new sources of water in Afghanistan. At an event in the U.S. capital this week, the agency presented

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