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  • 10 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia T he inter-municipal public utility Proaqua has launched the first phase of the project to rehabilitate the pumping station at Ohrid-East. The project is being implemented through the Secretariat for Economic Issues in the Swiss
  • 5 Nov 2008- 08:14 by Local Press Report SKOPJE, Macedonia Focus Information Agency (Bulgaria) Macedonia's anti-corruption committee is asking the prosecutor 's office to undertake criminal proceedings against the mayors of Tetovo and Skopje municipalities Tetovo Mayor Halbi Lika is
  • 22 Oct 2008- 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia T he water level in Lake Ohrid is only a centimeter above the critical mark, according to the most recent measurements. The Hydrobiology Institute in Ohrid warns that if the situation persists, it could have serious consequences for
  • 15 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia A fter a year-long year problem with water supply in Berovo, the Swiss Cooperation Office has started a project to build water and wastewater Infrastructure under the framework of the Berovo Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project.
  • 27 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia(OOSKAnews) For the fourth year in a row, Skopj has lost the equivalent of the amount of water in Lake Dojran through old, leaking pipe and illegal water connections, according to figures provided last week by the water and sewage
  • 20 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia Macedonia's largest river, the Vardar, is at risk due to the country's current drought, with water level falling According to recent measurements performed by the Ministry of Environment in Macedonia, the river's flow
  • 13 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia In Macedonia, water prices have historically been based on the principle of full cost pricing. And although this model has been abandoned by most water management organizations, as a result water charges in Macedonia are among the
  • 30 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia T he largest cities in Macedonia — Skopje, Bitola, Prilep, Strumica, Tetovo, Gostivar, Veles, and Stip — lack any type of wastewater treatment facility. There are only five operating wastewater treatment plants in the Republic of
  • 1 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia The water sector is particularly vulnerable to corruption because it takes in a large amount of public money, and with water becoming more scarce, private investment in water is increasing in countries where corruption already permeates
  • 24 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macdonia The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning have announced a tender for construction of a wastewater treatment plant under the project Integrated Ecosystem Management in the Prespa
  • 17 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia With lead and zinc mining companies resuming operations in the country after a 10-year hiatus, concerns about the effects of mining on the country's water sources have resurfaced. While mining was an important sector of Macedonia&
  • 2 Jun 2008- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt he water in the Damietta subsidiary of the Nile is currently registering higher levels of pollution, making it difficult for potable water treatment plants in the governorates of Daqahliya and Damietta to produce water according to
  • 26 May 2008- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia — Water supply problems at Bitola thermal power plant should be improved with construction of a new pipeline to bring water to the plant. The new pipeline is 17,000 meters and is designed with flow rate of 650 liters per second, with a
  • 26 May 2008- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia — The Swiss Cooperation office in Macedonia is providing support for a number of wastewater projects in the country, including a project to clean up the Kumanovska River in Kumanovo town, north of Skopje. The project will construct the
  • 20 May 2008- 08:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SKOPJE, Macedonia — Macedonian officials are preparing to launch a $15.6 million USD project to build a water purification station to treat wastewater in the Prilep region along the Orevoecka River. Construction of the treatment plant will start in 2010

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