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  • 20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMERFOPOL, Crimea Crimean officials have announced plans to use treated sewage to irrigate agricultural lands. "The problem with sewage in Feodosia will be solved by transferring the sewage from Cape St. Elijah to … the Kirov area, [where] two
  • 13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean officials this week announced a plan to build a new channel to transfer water to the North Crimean Canal, as part of the effort to ease water shortages. The peninsula used to get 85 percent of its freshwater via the North
  • 11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Sergey Donskoy has instructed Crimean authorities to tighten water consumption restrictions, saying “water is now the weight of gold” on the peninsula. Donskoy had previously warned
  • 3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The upper portion of Crimea’s Belgorskiy Reservoir, one of the largest reservoirs on the peninsula, was completely dry by the end of September, according to local news sources. The bed of the Biyuk-Karasu River, which feeds the
  • 26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KERCH, Crimea Water levels in the reservoir supplying Kerch have dropped to 6.3 million cubic meters-- only enough to meet the city’s needs for another 20 days, Anzor Borlakov, director of regional utility "Water of Crimea,” said last week. The
  • 22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Water levels in the Chernorechensky reservoir, the main supply source for the city of Sevastopol, have dropped to 29 million cubic meters, according to Aleksey Chainikov, chief engineer at the Sevastopol Vodokanal. The reservoir’s
  • 8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The Chernorechensky reservoir, the main water supply source for Sevastopol, is currently at less than half capacity, raising the risk of water shortages in the Crimean port city, according to Nikolai Pereguda, director of the local
  • 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
  • 19 Aug 2016- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Drinking water quality in Kerch, Feodosia and other areas in eastern Crimea has improved after Ukraine cut off water supply from the Dnieper River to the peninsula via the North Crimean Canal, Russian media reported this week, quoting
  • 10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Seven Crimean regions are currently experiencing water shortages, according to Sergey Karpov, head of the Crimean Ministry of Housing and Public Utilities. “There are a total of seven problem areas: Leninsky district, the most
  • 9 Aug 2016- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KERCH, Crimea Residents of the eastern Crimean city of Kerch were left without water this week in the wake of a pipeline break. Kerch.FM reported that many people had “empty taps.” Crimean news agency QHA said water supply was reaching some apartments,
  • 31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea A proposal to transfer water from the Kuban River in Russia to Crimea is not feasible due to insufficient water availability in Russia’s Krasnodar region and the expense of constructing the necessary pipeline, according to Igor Vail,
  • 28 Apr 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimea will be water-independent in 2020, Konstantin Bakharev, deputy chairman of the Crimean State Council, said this week. “Water mains are now pulling [supply] from the Russian mainland,” Bakharev wrote in an April 28th Facebook
  • 22 Apr 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine should not resume water supply to Crimea as long as the peninsula is under Russian control, according to Zaremba Ozenbash, deputy head of the State Service for Crimea and Sevastopol. He told Krym. Realiji radio on April 21st that
  • 12 Apr 2016- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KERCH, Crimea Eastern Crimea will have access to stable water supply be 2020 via a new canal, according to Alexander Zhdanov, minister of housing and communal services in the separatist Crimean government. “The new water supply canal will use the

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