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  • 13 Aug 2019- 04:57 by Local Press Report KYIV UNIAN Residents of Russia-occupied Donetsk report on social networks about a mass death of fish in the Kalmius River because of possible water contamination. The so-called "Health Ministry" of the "Donetsk People's Republic," in
  • 11 Jun 2019- 13:23 by Local Press Report VINNYTSIA 112 International Chemicals were spilled into Ros River in Vinnytsia region. As a result, the Bila Tserkva Pump-Filtering Station stopped working. Uman town has water reserves left for three days and Bila Tserkva – for one day. Local residents are
  • 1 Oct 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Over 115 peoplle have been hospitalized in the city of Makiivka in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region showing symptoms of drinking tap water contaminated with Manganese. On September 29, Pavlo Lysyanskyi, a representative of Ukraine’s
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 19 Apr 2018- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group has warned that "Militants from the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR] are ignoring local residents, the Ukrainian government and international warnings, and flooding the Yunkom
  • 4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report DONETSK Interfax Ukraine Donetsk water filtration station has resumed work after the power supply was restored, the head of the Donetsk regional civil and military administration, Pavlo Zhebrivsky, has said. Chairman of Avdiyivka's civil and military
  • 8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine A chemical plant in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine has violated water basin protection rules by dumping its waste into the Seversky Donets River, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Luhansk announced this week. "The
  • 2 Sep 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIVNE, Ukraine The local utility has blocked a pipeline that was discharging sewage from nearby luxury homes into Basov Kut Lake, in Ukraine's Rivne oblast. News agency UNN quoted Vladimir Lapok, deputy head of the Department of Housing and Communal
  • 30 Aug 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FEODOSIA, Crimea Local residents have complained about sewage contamination in the Crimean resort and port city of Feodosia. Local media quoted a resident, identified only as “Alexander,” as saying there was “black mud,” a mixture of sludge and
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Petroleum products have been found in water sources in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, the Luhansk Prosecutor’s Office reported this week. “The Prosecutor’s Office of the Luhansk Region, in cooperation with the regional Office of
  • 26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Shelling near the village of Novgorod in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine has damaged a water pipeline in the area; this in turn raises the risk that wastewater stored behind dams at a nearby chemical plant will overflow,
  • 31 Jul 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Pro-Russian separatist fighters have positioned tanks near the site of a radioactive materials dump for a chemical plant i Eastern Ukraine, Luhansk-based news outlet Informator reported on July 31st. If Ukrainian government forces fire
  • 14 May 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Ukrainian government has proposed amendments to the existing law on drinking water, in order to address the need to upgrade sewage treatment plants, replace pumping equipment and maintain networks-- all of which had previously been
  • 3 Apr 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Almost 90 percent of the drinking water supplied to the self-proclaimed "Lugansk People's Republic" in Eastern Ukraine was produced by the regional water company in the Ukrainian-controlled part of the province-- and the
  • 30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Dnieper and Desna rivers-- the main water sources for the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv-- are moderately to extremely polluted, threatening the city's water supply, according to local environmentalists and officials. The city receives

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