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  • 9 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening its environmental policy since 2008 and
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:17 by Local Press Report BACAU Romania Insider The almost 200,000 inhabitants of Bacau, one of the biggest cities in Eastern Romania, have been without water since last Saturday [July 14] after a large pipe burst. The 45-km pipe was changed seven years ago, with an investment of EUR
  • 2 Jul 2018- 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazahkstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev last week ratified an agreement between Kazahkstan and China on cooperation in construction of a landslide prevention dam on the cross-border Khorgos River.  An initial construction agreement
  • 2 Jul 2018- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TARAZ, Kazakhstan Delegates from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan discussed water sharing in the Chu and Talas River Basins at a June 27 conference in Taraz which was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first protocol on water sharing of the Talas River
  • 29 Jan 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Construction Week Jordan-based Arab Potash Company has awarded Romanian civil engineering firm Hidroconstructia a $115m contract to supply infrastructure at its production site. Earthworks, pumping stations and piping as well as channels
  • 29 Jan 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Construction Week Jordan-based Arab Potash Company has awarded Romanian civil engineering firm Hidroconstructia a $115m contract to supply infrastructure at its production site. Earthworks, pumping stations and piping as well as channels
  • 25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PLOIEȘTI, Romania The commune of Ariceştii Rahtivani, in Romania’s Prahova County, has spent almost $100,000 USD to rehabilitate 20 public fountains whose water is known to be undrinkable. The commune has had piped water and sewage systems since 2011,
  • 24 Oct 2016- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GALAȚI, Romania Heavy rains this month have led to flooding in nine counties in Romania, with Galaţi County the hardest hit. Some 1,300 residents in the communes of Slobozia Conachi, Cuza Vodă, Pechea and Schela had to be evacuated last week  because of
  • 21 Oct 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report BAKU Trend News Agency Forty-five water reservoirs in Kazakhstan are in dangerous condition and require repairs, Kazakh Agriculture Ministry said Oct. 20. In total there are 309 water reservoirs in Kazakhstan. The state owns 83 of them. Energy Security Food
  • 18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOTOȘANI, Romania Communes and villages in Romania’s Botoşani County are struggling with bureaucracy that officials say is preventing them from accessing European Union funds for water projects. Botoşani, one of the poorest counties in Romania, has
  • 13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ONEȘTI, Romania Ongoing legal battles between private water provider SC APA-CANAL SA Onești, the Onești Town Hall and Bacău County have stalled efforts to modernize water infrastructure in the city of Onești. The privatization of the water and sewage
  • 11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Energy Minister Victor Grigorescu announced last week that his ministry is again considering abandoning the $1.34 billion USD Tarniţa-Lăpuşteşti hydropower plant and replacing it with several small, pumped-storage hydropower
  • 10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz security forces last week “eliminated” a group of suspected “terrorists” who had seized the Orto-Tokoy water reservoir on the Chu River in north-central Kyrgyzstan’s Naryn province. The operation was part of the Rubezh 2016
  • 4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST Urban Residents in Romanias’s Iaşi County Pay Less Than Rural Citizens A report of ApaVital SA, the regional water and sewage operator in Romania’s Iaşi County, has found that the price for water services is lower in towns and cities compared
  • 15 Sep 2016- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PETROȘANI, Romania Apa Serv Valea Jiului, the water utility serving Romania’s Jiu Valley, has received approval to use European Union funds for a $79 million USD infrastructure program in the region. "From our point of view, all necessary

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