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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
  • 23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Drinking water supply to 400,000 people in eastern Ukraine is at risk, according to observers with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Alexander Hug, deputy head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission for
  • 4 Aug 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Three large reservoirs will be built in Crimea in the near future, Andrey Lisovsky, vice president of the Crimea State Committee for Water Services and Amelioration, said this week. The reservoirs will be built in the Bakhchisaray,
  • 29 Jul 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Two million residents of eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region could be left without safe water supply due to a lack of chlorine for water treatment. In a posting on his Facebook page this week, Heorhiy Tuka, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for
  • 28 Jul 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Russian and Ukrainian negotiators took up the issue of water supply in the Donbass region during this week’s meeting of the trilateral contact group on Ukraine, according to Martin Sajdik, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean authorities plan to build five more large water reservoirs between 2017 and 2020 to ensure water supply on the peninsula, a Russian official said this week. The new water storage facilities would bring the number of reservoirs
  • 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
  • 20 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean officials are looking into the possibility of filling the North Crimea Canal with water from lakes Donuzlav and Sasyk-Sivash to provide water for drinking and irrigation. Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov has charged the
  • 13 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHERSON, Ukraine The Ukrainian government does not recognize any authority in Crimea, and so will not supply water or electricity to the peninsula, Andrey Gordeev, the newly-appointed head of the Kherson Regional Administration, said this week. “We 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
  • 6 Feb 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Another utility worker was killed this week during clashes between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk Province, according to regional water provider Voda Donbassa. Sergey Galkin, is the seventh Voda Donbassa employee
  • 2 Feb 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The water supply situation in Eastern Ukraine is getting worse every day because of ongoing military action there, according to regional water company Voda Donbassa. The utility warned on January 30th that many cities in the area are
  • 21 Jan 2015- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine A number of water supply and wastewater facilities were destroyed in war-torn eastern Ukraine this weekend as a result of large-scale military action in the area, according to regional water utility Voda Donbassa. A one-meter-diameter
  • 19 Jan 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The water supply situation in Eastern Ukraine has become “very difficult” due to the resumption of hostilities between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists, according to regional water utility Voda Donbassa. Last week, the
  • 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,

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