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  • 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
  • The city of Odessa last week started building a sewage pumping station to solve wastewater issues in the southern part of the city.
  • Drinking water problems in the city of Odessa cannot be solved at the local level, said Serhiy Hrynevetsky, first deputy chair of the Ukrainian Parliament’s Committee for National Security and Defense.
  • 2 May 2012- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, ODESSA The Ukrainian city of Odessa will receive $25 million USD to continue with rehabilitation of the city’s sewerage system, after the Odessa City Council and the World Bank signed a new loan agreement on April 24. Ukraine’s Ministry of
  • 13 Jul 2011- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, ODESSA In late June, work began on a massive sewage treatment and release project in Ukraine.  The $585 million USD project will construct by far the most modern sewage treatment center in the former Soviet Republic and, it is hoped, revive the
  • 6 Apr 2011- 13:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, ODESSA Residents of Odessa, the administrative center of Ukraine’s province of the same name on the northwest shore of the Black Sea, consider their tap water unfit to drink, according to a survey of 600 people released in late March.  The
  • 9 Feb 2011- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, ODESSA On February 1 residents of Odessa, a city on the Black Sea coast of Ukraine, began paying 15 percent more for fresh and wastewater services.  This follows a pattern that has seen similar price increases by companies across Ukraine in the
  • 1 Apr 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, ODESSA Odessa and Lugansk, the two Ukrainian cities where water supply utilities are managed by private operators, are planning to renovate their utilities. Odessa plans to apply for $10 million USD loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction
  • 19 Nov 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, ODESSA The Parliament of the Odessa region has asked the Ukrainian Cabinet to provide funds from the state budget to construct a canal from the Danube River to the Danube-Dniester irrigation system. In a letter to the Ukrainian government, the
  • 29 Oct 2008- 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, ODESSA On October 16, the mayor of Odessa established a special task force of city parliament deputies to develop a strategy for overcoming the crisis in the relations between the city and Infokvodocanals water supply utility. Odessa is one of