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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 28 Apr 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea A Crimean water expert has said the peninsula should carry out desalination and artificial rainfall projects in order to deal with potential water shortages. Desalinating seawater is the only option to guarantee safe water supply to
  • 4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Employees of Eastern Ukrainian regional water utility Voda Donbassa have completed repair work on the Seversky Donets-Donbass Canal pipeline, which was damaged during fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists, the
  • 17 Feb 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia’s State Duma (the lower house of the Russian Parliament) plans to issue a formal statement on the "ecocide" in Crimea caused by Ukraine's decision to halt water supply via the North Crimean Canal. “The actions aimed
  • 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
  • 2 Jan 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The quantity and quality of groundwater reserves in northern and northeastern Crimea has been confirmed, and freshwater from new boreholes in the region can now be sent to the North Crimean Canal to supply the eastern part of the

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