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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
  • 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
  • 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