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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
  • 1 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OMAN, MUSCAT Four new tenders for wastewater plants in Oman are expected to be tendered during 2009. Omani company Haya Water, formerly known as Oman Wastewater Services Company, is reported to be issuing tenders in 2009 for four treatment plants as part
  • 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
  • 19 Oct 2008- 20:11 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Times of Oman The wastewater project in Al Ghubra and Azaiba is moving forward, according to project manager Samir Humaid. The project, which is being carried out by Sinohydro, was part of the Bausher wastewater project It includes construction of a
  • 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.
  • 13 Oct 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OMAN, MUSCAT Oman at the beginning of the month joined the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in a move meant to open up all cooperation possibilities for Oman in the fields of power generation and water desalination. Oman's government will
  • 6 Oct 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OMAN, MUSCAT An unexpected technical breakdown of the Ghubrah desalination plant has caused several areas in the Muscat governorate to face acute shortages of water. Officials of the Omani Public Authority for Electricity and Water said last week that
  • 29 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OMAN, MUSCAT o man's Galfar Engineering & Contracting Company last week won the $85 million USD expansion contract for reservoirs and transmission facilities at the Barka desalination plant. Galfar beat out international competitors including
  • 22 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OMAN, MUSCAT UK-based Modern Water plans to set up a desalination plant in Oman using a new cost-saving technology called manipulated osmosis. The company said the new technology — Manipulated Osmotic Desalination (MOD) — is expected to produce fresh
  • 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

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