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  • 21 Jun 2017- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States A controversial Czech Republic lawmaker this week announced plans for “an international group of scientists (to be) created in the Czech Republic…to prevent the Crimean Peninsula from turning into a desert”, in defiance of
  • 21 Nov 2016- 13:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimea urgently needs to address the problem of water supply for irrigation, Crimean Agriculture Minister Andrew Ryumshin said last week. Ryumshin said agriculture on the peninsula was deteriorating due to the lack of creditworthiness
  • 8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Crimea’s water sources-- without additional supplies from Ukraine-- are only sufficient to meet the needs of half the peninsula’s population, a Ukrainian expert said this week. Mykhailo Romashchenko, director of the Institute of Water
  • 8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine A chemical plant in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine has violated water basin protection rules by dumping its waste into the Seversky Donets River, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Luhansk announced this week. "The
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Crimea has used up about 74 percent of its available freshwater, and has only enough left for one more year, according to Yuriy Smelyanskiy, an expert with Ukrainian non-partisan NGO Maidan of Foreign Affairs. “In Crimea there is a water
  • 1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Fish vendors demonstrated last week against water cuts that led to the closure of the central market in the Crimean city of Simferopol and put their livelihoods at risk. They threatened to escalate to “Maidan” (street protests), local
  • 27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Planned construction of a reservoir in the Sevastopol area could cause serious environmental damage in Crimea, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Kazurin said during a recent working meeting. The project, which will divert water from
  • 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
  • 17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Italian company Brescia is considering building a desalination plant in Crimea. Brescia’s owner, Fabio Bosio, told the Yalta International Economic Forum press service on October 16th that his firm was prepared to offer its innovative
  • 13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean officials this week announced a plan to build a new channel to transfer water to the North Crimean Canal, as part of the effort to ease water shortages. The peninsula used to get 85 percent of its freshwater via the North
  • 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

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