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  • 13 Aug 2019- 04:57 by Local Press Report KYIV UNIAN Residents of Russia-occupied Donetsk report on social networks about a mass death of fish in the Kalmius River because of possible water contamination. The so-called "Health Ministry" of the "Donetsk People's Republic," in
  • 1 Oct 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Over 115 peoplle have been hospitalized in the city of Makiivka in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region showing symptoms of drinking tap water contaminated with Manganese. On September 29, Pavlo Lysyanskyi, a representative of Ukraine’s
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Increasing levels of pollution in rivers threaten the health and livelihoods of some 323 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The report, “ A
  • 25 Feb 2016- 09:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has distanced itself from the oil spill affecting water wells in Maili Nne area in Eldoret saying the affected areas are "too far" from its facilities. KPC Acting Managing Director Joe Sang said a
  • 14 May 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Ukrainian government has proposed amendments to the existing law on drinking water, in order to address the need to upgrade sewage treatment plants, replace pumping equipment and maintain networks-- all of which had previously been
  • 30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Dnieper and Desna rivers-- the main water sources for the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv-- are moderately to extremely polluted, threatening the city's water supply, according to local environmentalists and officials. The city receives
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s Environment Ministry and private sector partners on March 9th launched a new program to restore the Athi River basin, which is being rapidly depleted due to industrial pollution and human encroachment. Cabinet Secretary for
  • 23 Jan 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WOTE, Kenya The Makueni County government is demanding that action be taken against companies that dump industrial waste into the Athi River. The county Executive for Water and Irrigation, Andrew Mulwa, said polluting industries must be compelled to
  • 19 Jan 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Francis Mwangangi, an MP representing Yatta constituency in Kenya’s Machakos County, last week called on the government to find a lasting solution to pollution in the Athi River. The Athi-Galana-Sabaki River is the second longest river in
  • 13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine At least 45 residents in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, have been hospitalized after drinking contaminated tap water. “In Bortnichi [a neighborhood in the southern part of Kyiv], 45 people, including 15 children, were taken to the hospital
  • 8 Dec 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Deputy Governor Waithaka Kirika and Mwangi Gichuki, leader of the majority party in Kenya’s Nyandarua County, want their region to receive compensation for the water supplied to Nairobi, Baringo and Nakuru counties from the Sasumua Dam. On
  • 6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government and international environmental group WWF this week launched a new payment for environmental services program in Bomet County. The program aims to protect the Mara River. A number of small-scale tea cultivators and
  • 2 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The new water law currently being considered in the Kenyan parliament would create the country’s first-ever National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (NWHSA). The NWHSA, which would replace the National Water Conservation and
  • 15 Jul 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya has developed a new five-year master plan for the water sector that aims to increase piped water supply and basic sanitation in major urban areas. Ministry of Water and Environment Principal Secretary James Teko Lopoyetum told an

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