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  • 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
  • 8 Apr 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LVIV, Ukraine The city of Lviv, in western Ukraine, has approved a $50 million USD program to improve water and sewerage services. The program, developed by local water provider LCME Lvivvodokanal, is based on a comprehensive analysis of the current
  • 18 Aug 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Water supply has been cut off to most cities in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk province, including the provincial capital, Donetsk, regional water utility Voda Donbassa said on August 18th.  “In the conditions of intensive military action,
  • 16 Jul 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Eastern Ukrainian utility Voda Donbassa said this week that it had repaired and put into operation the pumps for the first and second lifts on the Seversky Donets-Donbass Canal, a major water supply source in the region that was damaged
  • 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
  • 21 Oct 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Nearly 40 percent of water supply pipelines in Ukraine are in critical condition, the country's Ministry of Regional Development, Building, Housing and Utility Services warned last week. Ukraine has a total of over 180,000 kilometers
  • Approximately 20,000 people in the Ukrainian city of Lviv were left without water last week after renovation work on a local freshwater treatment plant caused a catastrophic failure. Although repair crews rushed to the scene, the local vodokanal (water company) had no contingency plans for continuity of supply.
  • Ukraine has been scrambling to improve utility services in the cities of Kyiv, Lvov, Donetsk and Kharkov in anticipation of the Euro 2012 soccer championship, which it is co-hosting this summer. The sporting event is expected to bring in 400,000 foreign tourists. 
  • 19 May 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, LVOV The Accounts Chamber of Ukraine released a statement last week saying the executive committee of Lvov City Council failed to implement round-the-clock water supply and water loss reduction in 2003-2009. This is despite receiving
  • 9 Sep 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIEV, Ukraine o n August 31, the government of Ukraine allocated $4.5 million USD to renovate the water supply in Lviv. The money is the first tranche of $21.5 million USD in funding allocated by the government decree for providing round-the-clock water
  • 13 May 2009- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, LVIV On May 6, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko agreed to increase funding for a project to provide roundthe-clock water supply in Lviv by $5.16 million USD. That brings total funding for the project to $22.8 million USD, ZIK newspaper