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  • 15 Dec 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech government is considering a plan to transfer water from the Danube River to the Vltava or Elbe rivers in an effort to mitigate the effects of ongoing drought. The plan would involve digging a canal-- or possibly two-- to
  • 2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAUSANNE, Switzerland Beijing’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics could have a negative impact on the country’s water resources, according to an International Olympic Committee (IOC) report released on June 1st. “Reliance on artificial snowmaking [for
  • 8 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Imposing uniform water tariffs throughout the country will not work, since the price of water and sewage services depends on local factors such as investments in water and wastewater infrastructure, Poland’s national water industry group
  • 11 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Poland’s Puszcza Zielonka wastewater project, which will be carried out in five municipalities in the Wielkopolskie region, is facing a 12-month delay and a cost increase of some $8 million USD, bringing the total investment in the
  • 19 Mar 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The European Commission on March 12 announced a grant of some $280 million USD for a major water and wastewater management project in the Polish capital, Warsaw. The $560 million USD project to upgrade Warsaw's water management
  • 26 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Polish water companies will have to invest more than $300 million USD over the next 10 years to upgrade almost 300 wastewater treatment plants across the country, with the aim of reducing the levels of nitrogen and phosphorus in
  • 2 Jan 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The Polish capital, Warsaw, this week started construction of a new 3-kilometer-long wastewater collector for the Bielany residential quarter. The project is expected to be completed in two years, and will cost some $50 million USD. The
  • 10 Oct 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIĘBICE, Poland The Polish city of Ziębice has built 25 kilometers of new sewage lines in order to address its problems with water pollution.The Polish city of Ziębice has built 25 kilometers of new sewage lines in order to address its problems with
  • 13 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOSNOWIEC, Poland Residents in the southern Polish city of Sosnowiec are receiving potentially unsafe drinking water from the centralized network after a pipeline accident last week contaminated the supply. Around 50,000 residents in four residential
  • 26 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NOWOGRODZIEC, Poland The Nowogrodziec administrative district in southwestern Poland last week announced it had selected a consortium of local firms led by Meliobud to carry out the $23 million USD second phase of an EU-funded water and sewer project.
  • 30 Jul 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report WARSAW Focus Information Service After extreme heat wave Poland was hit by torrential rains and strong gusts of wind. Lakes of Lower Silesian Voivodeship in the western part of the country were seriously affected by the natural phenomenon, ITAR-TASS reported
  • 19 Jul 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The $90 million USD project to build a sewage system in Puszcza Zielonka Landscape Park in the Wielkopolskie region in western Poland could be delayed by up to six months. According to local authorities, the delay is due to contractor
  • 21 Jun 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Dragados S.A.,a construction company owned by Spain's Grupo ACS, has signed a $290 million USD contract with the Regional Water Management Board (WZGW) in Gliwice, Poland to build a new water reservoir in Racibórz Dolny, on the Oder
  • 17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Nowogrodziec municipality in southwestern Poland has launched a $17 million USD project to expand its sewage network by about 25 kilometers. Work is expected to start in July 2013 and completed by June 2015. The project will be
  • The western Polish city of Wroclaw will launch a $23 project to expand the municipal sewage network by some 46 kilometers.