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  • 15 Jun 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia Russian industries’ ability to meet stricter water protection rules is hampered by the current state of the country’s economy, according to participants at a recent conference in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. “The federal
  • 28 May 2015- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia Russia will pilot the proposed “River Doctrine”-- which calls for connecting the country’s main water arteries into a single network and increasing hydropower producton-- in the Kostroma region. The proposal was presented at the
  • 27 Mar 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia German water services company Remondis Aqua has decided to terminate a municipal water concession it has held in Russia since 2010. The concession agreement was for management of the vodokanal (water company) in Arzamas, a city
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia An unseasonably early heat wave across central Russia has lowered the level of the Volga River to such an extent that the city of Nizhny Novgorod is at risk of losing its freshwater supply over the course of the summer. On May
  • 18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan The government of Turkmenistan announced on December 13 that it will build a new desalination plant on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The planned facility will provide 50,000 cubic meters of freshwater a day to the parched desert
  • The Nizhny Novgorod City Council last week vote against granting local vodokanal (water company) a 25-year concession for the city’s water supply and wastewater treatment services.
  • 19 Dec 2012- 07:54 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Turkish Weekly A special group at the level of deputy foreign ministers of the Caspian littoral states stood for an early conclusion of the work on a draft convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, which gathered in Ashgabat in these days
  • The ciy of Velikiy Novgorod announced on October 18, following a series of lengthy meetings of the regional government, that it will participate in the federal Clean Water program starting in 2013. The program will run for three years, absorbing a smaller water upgrade project that is already under way in the ancient city.
  • The Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod will spend $30 million USD by 2020 to completely update its antiquated sewage infrastructure. The project aims to increase the quality of water provided to residents and to protect the environment, both locally and in the lower reaches of the Volga River, into which the city releases its waste.
  • 29 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, NIZHNY NOVGOROD A Russian court on May 21 found the former director of Nizhny Novgorod Vodokanal (water utility) guilty of causing a mass poisoning of 187 people through his failure to adequately maintain the sewage network. The case not only
  • 21 May 2012- 09:44 by Local Press Report ABADAN New Europe Online The Directorate of construction projects of the Ministry of Construction of Turkmenistan recently announced an international tender for construction of a new, modern city of Abadan, Turkmenistan.ru reported. The tender provides for
  • 7 Mar 2012- 16:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, NOVGOROD Authorities in the Russian city of Novgorod in February confirmed the arrest of a lawyer acting for the city’s water utility on the charge of attempted bribery of a law enforcement officer. The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service also
  • 1 Dec 2011- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TURKMENISTAN, ASHGABAT Two workshops organized by the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) earlier this month analyzed the profitability of the water economy and agriculture in the countries of the Aral Sea basin,
  • 27 Jul 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TURKMENISTAN, ASHGABAT  St. Petersburg Governor Valentina Matvienko is proposing cooperation with Turkmenistan in the sphere of drinking water supply. During a visit to the Central Asian country in mid-July, she said the water utility in the Russian