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  • 23 Jul 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The Bakhchysarai district in central Crimea will see water shortages starting in August due to low water levels in the Alma River and the Alminskoe reservoir, a high-ranking official said on July 21st. Viktor Nosatov, deputy chair of
  • A scandal has emerged in the Samara region of Russia after local media discovered that a broken sewage pipe has been releasing wastewater into the Volga River for several years. However, instead of fixing the leak, two legal entities have instead been engaged in a lengthy dispute about jurisdiction.
  • The Ulyanovsk Region of Russia has announced a project to upgrade its water and sewage systems. The large-scale program will see most of the area’s water infrastructure rebuilt with a new intake for drinking water supplied from underground reservoirs.
  • The Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod will spend $30 million USD by 2020 to completely update its antiquated sewage infrastructure. The project aims to increase the quality of water provided to residents and to protect the environment, both locally and in the lower reaches of the Volga River, into which the city releases its waste.
  • 15 Dec 2011- 20:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, VOLGOGRAD In the wake of the adoption of the Russian federal Clean Water Program, many of the country’s regions are about to receive hefty funding allocations to safeguard water supply infrastructure and hydro-technical facilities, according to
  • 22 Jun 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, KAZAN  Kazan, the capital of the Russian Republic of Tartarstan, has announced implementation of a massive water infrastructure project due to run until 2020 and costing over $1 billion USD to complete. The comprehensive plans aim to tackle the
  • 11 May 2011- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Construction of a water main to supply the Kazakh city of Aktau on the Caspian Sea with water from the Volga River will start late this year or early next year, according to Governor of Kazakhstan’s Mangystau province Krymbek
  • 11 May 2011- 09:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, VOLGOGRAD Russia’s Central District Prosecutor’s Office recently conducted an audit of the way in which local governments in its area protect their citizens from pollution entering the water supply.  The generally uninspiring results were
  • 4 May 2011- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The interregional environmental prosecutor’s office of the Volga River Basin has announced that, after a crackdown over the past 12 months, the year has shown a dramatic reduction in pollution along the course of the river. In 2010, the
  • 24 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia R ehabilitation of a major tributary of the Volga, the Sura River, started in Penza Region on September 1. The river in Penza area will be deepened and cleared of sludge. The work will be funded from Russia's federal budget, which