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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BACĂU, Romania The Public Health Department in Romania’s Bacău County has confirmed two outbreaks of hepatitis A, affecting 50 people. The outbreaks in the village of Sohodor, in Horgesti commune, and in Slobozia Nouă, in Stănișești commune, are still
  • 1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s Minister of European Funds, Cristian Ghinea, has announced that the country will invest over $390 million USD for large infrastructure projects in the second half of this year. Several of the projects were included in the
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent REȘIȚA, Romania This summer’s drought has led to lower water levels in rivers in Romania’s Caraș-Severin County, site of a number of now-defunct uranium mines and mining dump sites, and this in turn has increased the concentration of radioactive
  • 26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TULCEA, Romania Aquaserv SA, the regional water and sewage operator in Romania’s Tulcea County, has resumed work on a European Union-funded infrastructure project. The entire project, which was funded through the Environment Operational Program 2007
  • 22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IAȘI, Romania The prefect’s office in Romania’s Iași County has gotten involved in a land concession controversy in the village of Rediu. Rediu’s mayor, Vasile Haidău, offered his nephew, Marius Haidău, the lease for the land on which the spring that

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