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  • 7 Nov 2017- 07:20 by Local Press Report KIEV Xinhuanet News The Ukrainian authorities would suspend water supplies to the area in the eastern Lugansk region controlled by pro-independence insurgents by Tuesday, a senior Ukrainian official said on Monday. Volodymyr Grytsay, the head of the Lugansk
  • 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
  • 17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Italian company Brescia is considering building a desalination plant in Crimea. Brescia’s owner, Fabio Bosio, told the Yalta International Economic Forum press service on October 16th that his firm was prepared to offer its innovative
  • 29 Jul 2016- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia French companies may be interested in investing in a number of economic development projects in Crimea, French lawmakers said this week. “I have read document called concept of development of Crimea on how to attract investments, develop
  • 18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), with the support of the Japanese government, is working to restore and upgrade five water supply facilities in Eastern Ukraine, including the Kramatorsk, Kreminna and Semenivka pumping
  • 14 Jan 2016- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Negotiators working toward resolution of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine have developed a mechanism for utility bill payments to Ukrainian companies in some districts of the breakaway Luhansk region. “The mechanism is in compliance with
  • 12 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea A dam on the Chernaya River, whose rapidly filling reservoir provides water supply to 70 percent of residents in the Crimean city of Sevastopol, is at risk of bursting, officials warned this week. After nearly drying up last summer,
  • 29 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine US-based solutions provider RWL Water will help finance a project to provide water purification systems in eastern Ukraine, the company’s chief operating officer, Philippe Laval, announced this week. RWL will directly participate in
  • 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
  • 20 Apr 2015- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimea could begin implementing drinking water restrictions in the near future, according to local authorities. In order to enforce daily consumption quotas, meters will be installed at each well, and readings monitored by police,
  • 20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Most parts of the Crimean peninsula have sufficient water reserves to last for one year, thanks to recent rains, according to Igor Vail, chairman of the Crimean Committee for Water Economy and Melioration. However, the Crimean capital
  • 13 Mar 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Water supply to the city of Luhansk, capital of strife-torn Luhansk Province in Eastern Ukraine, has reached pre-conflict levels, Aleksandr Avershin, director of local utility Luganskvoda, said this week. About 124,000 cubic meters of
  • 27 Feb 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The Russian Foreign Ministry is establishing a special working group to deal with the issue of water supply to Crimea, Igor Vail, chairman of Crimea’s Committee for Water Economy and Melioration, said this week. Crimean authorities do
  • 24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Another employee of Eastern Ukrainian regional water utility Voda Donbassa has been killed on the job, the utility said last week. Vladimir Kopyl, a mechanic working on the pumping station in the city of Debaltseve, was killed during a
  • 18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The Ukrainian government is providing some $6 million USD through the national budget to repair damaged water mains in Ukrainian-controlled areas of Donetsk province, provincial authorities said this week. A portion of the funding will