Disasters

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  • The Vodokanal (water company) of St. Petersburg is on course to treat 98 percent of the Russian city's sewage by 2015, and has exceeded expectations in reducing per capita water use, making it a potential model for a country stuck with Soviet-era infrastructure and neglect.
  • Water and sewerage have become a new front in the long-running and increasingly bitter dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Last week, elements in the Armenian press began reporting that fruit and vegetables grown in Azerbaijan are a danger to human health, because the lack of infrastructure and freshwater there mean the crops are irrigated with raw sewage.
  • 15 Jun 2011- 17:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Interstate Statistical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) earlier this month released figures showing the relative inflation of prices for water and wastewater services in the former Soviet republics. Ukraine
  • 21 Oct 2009- 14:48 by Local Press Report MOSCOW, Russia Interfax (Russia) Russia and Lithuania signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in dealing with pollution of the Baltic Sea, according to a Russian Transportation Ministry statement. The agreement was signed by Russian
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states — The World Bank last week announced an additional $15 million USD financing credit for Azerbaijan's Rural Investment Project, which aims to improve living standards and infrastructure services for rural communities.