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  • 29 Jun 2016- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Several cities in breakaway portions of eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region-- including Alchevsk, Krasnodon, Stakhanov, Rovenky, and Sverdlovsk-- have been without power supply and, consequently, without water for the past week, according
  • The director of a vodokanal (water company) in the Sverdlovsk region of central Russia has been accused of abuse of power abuse and misappropriation of public funds in a 2007 project to construct a sewage collector in the Sanatornyj district.
  • During the night of April 18 the city of Kushva in Russia’s Sverdlovsk Region suffered a catastrophic sewage leak. The immediate cause was the effects of the spring thaw, although residents have since been quick to accuse the local water company of negligence in allowing the pipes to degrade.
  • Investigators in the Sverdlovsk Region of Russia have found cholera bacteria in reservoirs serving the city of Yekaterinburg. The discovery was made during an investigation into pollution from a settlement on the shore of the reservoir, which contained industrial and human waste.
  • Prosecutors in the town of Asbest, in Russia’s Sverdlovsk oblast, this week arraigned officials from JSC Ural TEK--  a company involved in water purfication and distribution and wastewater treatment-- for illegally extracting groundwater in the region.
  • 5 Apr 2012- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, YEKATERINBURG The Sverdlovsk Region of Russia announced that it will be using private investment to implement its Clean Water program. The region’s water upgrade is running behind most others, but this announcement is a sign that the negotiations
  • 13 Apr 2011- 09:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, YEKATERINBURG The governor of Russia’s Sverdlovsk Region has announced an “integrated” solution to the region’s water problems.  Alexander Misharin made the announcement on March 28 at the Presidium of the regional government dedicated to issues
  • 16 Mar 2011- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos, has agreed to alter the trajectory of its rockets taking off from the Baikonur cosmodrome, as spent fuel modules are crashing down in remote parts of Siberia and poisoning water supplies for local
  • 23 Feb 2011- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, YEKATERINBURG  Residents of Krasnoturinsk, a small town in a remote part of Sverdlovsk Province on the edge of Siberia, have been banned from drinking tap water unless it has been boiled for at least five minutes, after Hepatitis A was found in
  • 28 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, YEKATERINBURG Recent reports that have raised questions about the quality of tap water in the Sverdlovsk region are not true, according to state agency Rospotrebnadzor. Rospotrebnadzor said the quality of tap water throughout the country is safe
  • 17 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia A 14-kilometer long stretch along the banks of the Bobrovskoe water reservoir in the Sverdlovsk region has been contaminated by sewage and industrial waste dumped by utility companies and local factories, Russian television station First