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  • 10 Dec 2008- 13:49 by Local Press Report BAKU APA (Azerbaijan) Normal drinking water supply has been restored Baku after water reservoirs were filled, according to Agshin Rustamov, public relations officer of the state utility Azersu. Water supply to most residential areas in Baku was interrupted
  • 29 Oct 2008- 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan On October 19, the water supply of 17 villages in Georgia's Gori district were cut off by the authorities of the breakaway province of South Ossetia. Azeri news sources quoted Lado Vardzelashvili, governor of Georgia's Shida
  • 29 Oct 2008- 08:59 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan APA (Azerbaijan) Azerbaijan last week announced an international tender for construction of a central water collection station in Goychay. The bid deadline is December 3. The country received a $30 million USD loan from the Asian Development
  • 22 Oct 2008- 08:50 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan APA News (Azerbaijan) The Kyur River contains phenol and copper compounds in high then acceptable levels in the transboundary Kyur River this month, according to the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources. Phenol pollution was double the
  • 15 Oct 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan Today.Az (Azerbaijan) Azerbaijan's Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources, Huseyn Baghirov, accuses Armenia of using the Sarsang Reservoir on the Terter River, which Armenia currently controls, to "cause harm" to
  • 24 Sep 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan APA (Azerbaijan) Monitoring conducted in the first 10 days of September shows that there is pollution in transboundary rivers. Phenols and copper compounds exceed the maximum permissible concentration in the Kyur River. Phenol pollution
  • 24 Sep 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report BAKU Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan) The 13.6 kilometer water pipeline in the center of Balakan region 420 kilometers northwest of Baku, was inaugurated last week. Construction began in 2006. It cost $5 million USD. Water purification units and 12 water
  • 17 Sep 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan APA (Azerbaijan) Takhtakorpu Reservoir will open in the northern region of the country by 2011, said Ahmed Ahmedzade, Chief of State Amelioration and Water Management Agency (SAWMA). "The project will help meet the needs of Baku and
  • 10 Sep 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Business Center Two loans that were approved in May are now scheduled for disbursal. The Azerbaijani government announced last week that the two parties involved the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors for the Second
  • 10 Sep 2008- 14:48 by Local Press Report BAKU Azeri Press Agency At the end of August, Azerbaijan 's Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources conducted a routine pollution monitoring of the transboundary rivers. The monitoring showed that phenols and copper compounds exceed the maximum
  • 6 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan Eeven before water starts flowing through the Oghuz-Qabala-Baku water pipeline, rumors are spreading over the likelihood of its being contaminated with pesticide residue. The chairman of Ecomed NGO, Namik Rzayev, told news agency Novosti
  • 30 Jul 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report BAKU Today Azi Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan) Rehabilitation of the Hovsan water treatment station will cost some $800 million to $1 billion USD, according to Peter Thomson, head of the World Bank department on stable development of Europe and Central Asia.
  • 22 Jul 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan TodayAZ Beaches at Shuvalan and Buzovna are polluted with sewage firm a Baku Sewerage Administration collector unit, Azerbaijan's Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources Huseyn Bagirov said on July 18. He said seawater in Shuvalan,
  • 22 Jul 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report BAKU Azerbaijan Business Center The World Bank Group has initiated consultations for new environmental projects in Azerbaijan A World Bank environmental mission is in the country this week to hold consultations with government officials for two new projects
  • 8 Jul 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Business Center Azerbaijan's state-owned water and sewerage company, Azersu OJSC, plans to tackle the development of a national sewage system. Only 15 to 20 percent of the population currently has access to sewage services,

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