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  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The Crimean city of Sevastopol does not need to seek new water sources to address its water deficits; the city would have enough water to meet its needs if it just worked on eliminating the huge water losses in its pipelines,
  • 10 Dec 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimea’s groundwater resources are at risk of salinization due to seawater incursion, according to Sergey Tyumentsev, director general of Crimean environmental company Ukrhimspetsmontazh. The peninsula’s groundwater had previously
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The mayor’s office in Sevastopol, this week announced new measures to ensure water supply to the Crimean city until mid-January. Nikolai Pereguda director of the city’s water utility, Sevgorvodokanal, said residents would now receive
  • 21 Nov 2014- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Water reserves in the Crimean city of Sevastopol could run out at the end of this month, and Simferopol, the peninsula’s capital, only has enough water to last until February, according to officials. “The situation remains difficult,”
  • 5 Nov 2014- 12:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The Crimean city of Sevastopol, home to the Russian Black Sea Fleet, has used up almost all of its drinking water reserves, and will now have to restrict residential water supply to only 10.5 hours a day, city authorities said on
  • 30 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Water supply to the Crimean peninsula via the North Crimean Canal could resume by next March, according to Vladimir Lysenko, deputy chair of the Crimean State Committee for Water Economy and Melioration. “We are working, and our
  • 24 Oct 2014- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea There is only one month’s worth of water stored in the Chernorechenskoye reservoir, the source of 70 percent of water supply in the Crimean city of Sevastopol, the head of the city water utility said on October 22nd. The
  • 16 Oct 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Negotiations on resuming water supply to Crimea via the North Crimean Canal have been halted because there is no agency that represents Crimean water users to participate in them, Alexey Chunarev, deputy head of Ukraine’s State Water
  • 19 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Talks on providing water to the Crimean Peninsula via the North Crimean Canal have stalled, according to Igor Vail, chairman of the Crimean Committee for Water Economy and Melioration. Vail told reporters on September 18th that
  • 11 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea With the region’s freshwater reservoirs running dry, Crimean officials are considering turning to a lake located near a landfill and a reservoir that was shut down decades ago due to contamination to supply water to the city of
  • 28 Jul 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Russia is planning to spend $61.5 million USD in the immediate future to provide water to districts in Crimea that were previously supplied via the North Crimea Canal, Crimean Minister of Housing and Public Utilities Alexander Zhdanov
  • 23 Jul 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The Bakhchysarai district in central Crimea will see water shortages starting in August due to low water levels in the Alma River and the Alminskoe reservoir, a high-ranking official said on July 21st. Viktor Nosatov, deputy chair of
  • 19 Jun 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Authorities in Donetsk, the capital city of a breakaway territory in southeastern Ukraine, have initiated water rationing and appealed to Ukrainian leaders to halt military action in areas where water pumping stations are located, the
  • 16 Jun 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report KYIV Business Insider Fighting in eastern Ukraine threatens water supplies to the city of Donetsk and could have serious consequences for 4 million people, monitors for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Monday. The OSCE's
  • 10 Jun 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Freshwater supplies have again become an issue in the ongoing troubles in Eastern Ukraine, where the Ukrainian army operating against separatist forces in the Donetsk region has been accused of shutting off water supply to the cities of

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