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  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The Crimean city of Sevastopol does not need to seek new water sources to address its water deficits; the city would have enough water to meet its needs if it just worked on eliminating the huge water losses in its pipelines,
  • 18 Dec 2014- 09:45 by Local Press Report HANOI Daily Times Vietnamese rescuers battled on Wednesday to free 12 workers trapped in a tunnel that collapsed during construction of a hydropower plant and said it could take days to get past entrenched mud, sand and debris as water levels rose. The
  • 10 Dec 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimea’s groundwater resources are at risk of salinization due to seawater incursion, according to Sergey Tyumentsev, director general of Crimean environmental company Ukrhimspetsmontazh. The peninsula’s groundwater had previously
  • 5 Dec 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONTSK, Ukraine Water supply facilities, including filtration stations and mains that provide water to many cities in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk province, have been destroyed in recent military action, regional water utility Voda Donbassa said on December
  • 4 Dec 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean authorities are planning to build a desalination plant in the city of Sudak soon, and if this pilot project is successful, additional plants will be built in a number of other cities on the peninsula, Crimean Prime Minister
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The mayor’s office in Sevastopol, this week announced new measures to ensure water supply to the Crimean city until mid-January. Nikolai Pereguda director of the city’s water utility, Sevgorvodokanal, said residents would now receive
  • 24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Six employees of eastern Ukrainian water utility Voda Donbassa have been killed and more than 20 have been wounded while trying to perform their duties amid fighting between the Ukrainian Army and pro-Russian separatists in the region,
  • 21 Nov 2014- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Water reserves in the Crimean city of Sevastopol could run out at the end of this month, and Simferopol, the peninsula’s capital, only has enough water to last until February, according to officials. “The situation remains difficult,”
  • 19 Nov 2014- 10:41 by Local Press Report HO CHI MINH CITY InterAksyon Manila Water Co Inc has completed a project meant to reduce leaks in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In a statement, the Ayala-led company said its partnership with Saigon Water Corp has concluded its $15 million non-revenue water
  • 11 Nov 2014- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The leader of Abkhazia, a disputed territory and partially recognized state on the eastern coast of the Black Sea and the southwestern flank of the Caucasus, has proposed bringing water to Crimea via tankers and building a water
  • 7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Some cities in strife-torn Donetsk province in eastern Ukraine could be left without water this winter if the Seversky Donets-Donbass Canal freezes up and pumping stations come to a halt, regional water utility Voda Donbassa warned on
  • 5 Nov 2014- 12:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The Crimean city of Sevastopol, home to the Russian Black Sea Fleet, has used up almost all of its drinking water reserves, and will now have to restrict residential water supply to only 10.5 hours a day, city authorities said on
  • 3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent URGENCH, Uzbekistan International donors last week pledged $2.9 billion USD to help save the Aral Sea, which was once the world’s fourth-largest inland lake but is now almost completely dry. The funding-- announced by Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Rustam
  • 31 Oct 2014- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine A building housing security personnel at the Horlivka backup reservoir in eastern Ukraine came under mortar fire on October 30th, as a result of which one guard was wounded and another was injured, according to regional water utility
  • 31 Oct 2014- 10:49 by Local Press Report HANOI Thanh Nien News At least 115 households were evacuated and a town submerged after a dam collapsed early Thursday in the northern province of Quang Ninh; no casualties have been reported. The secondary dam of the Dam Ha Dong irrigation dam broke at 5:30

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