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  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AVDIIVKA, Ukraine Intense fighting in the Ukraine town of Avdiivka on 29th and 30th January disabled electricity and water, including the Donetsk Filtration Station and a backup reservoir, according to the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF). The
  • 27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Planned construction of a reservoir in the Sevastopol area could cause serious environmental damage in Crimea, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Kazurin said during a recent working meeting. The project, which will divert water from
  • 3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The upper portion of Crimea’s Belgorskiy Reservoir, one of the largest reservoirs on the peninsula, was completely dry by the end of September, according to local news sources. The bed of the Biyuk-Karasu River, which feeds the
  • 22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Water levels in the Chernorechensky reservoir, the main supply source for the city of Sevastopol, have dropped to 29 million cubic meters, according to Aleksey Chainikov, chief engineer at the Sevastopol Vodokanal. The reservoir’s
  • 8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The Chernorechensky reservoir, the main water supply source for Sevastopol, is currently at less than half capacity, raising the risk of water shortages in the Crimean port city, according to Nikolai Pereguda, director of the local
  • 22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Apă-Canal Chişinău, the water company operating in the Moldovan capital, Chisinau, has warned that prolonged drought in the region has caused water levels in the Dniester River to drop to critically low levels, jeopardizing water
  • 30 Jun 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Water consumption has increased dramatically in Crimea amid an ongoing heat wave, said Alexander Zhdanov, Minister of Housing and Communal Services in the separatist Crimean government. The city of Simferopol, which usually consumes
  • 4 Apr 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Crimea’s agricultural land could become a “desert” if steps are not taken to change agricultural practices, according to Mikhail Apostol, former Ukrainian parliament member and adviser to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. “How will the
  • 22 Feb 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean authorities have been ordered to prepare for possible water shortages in some parts of the peninsula, the government announced on its website on February 20th. Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov has directed all emergency
  • 11 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Water levels in the Dniester and Prut rivers in Moldova has dropped significantly as a result of ongoing drought in the region. Authorities have warned that if emergency measures are not taken, water provision could be at risk in the
  • 31 Mar 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Water and wastewater facilities in much of eastern Ukraine lost power over the weekend due to bad weather, cutting off water supply to a number of cities and towns, according to regional water utility Voda Donbassa. Water supply and
  • 12 Jan 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The reservoir that provides drinking water for the Crimean capital, Simferopol, and nearby areas froze late last week due to abnormally low winter temperatures in the region. The reservoir, one of the largest on the peninsula, had
  • 9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean authorities may turn to cloud-seeding or other technologies to create artificial rainfall in those parts of the peninsula that are facing the worst water supply problems, an official said this week. “We have a number of