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12 Mar 2021 DUBROVNIK, Croatia
The European Commission has approved a multi-million dollar investment in Dubrovnik Waterworks from the Cohesion Fund.
15 Dec 2020 ZAGREB
Nine contracts, worth HRK 197.5 million, for developing the water utility infrastructure in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County were signed in the southern town of Opuzen on Friday. The new projects envisage building 21.9 kilometres of pipelines in total into the water supply system, as well as seven kilometres of the main delivery piping, and a hydro-station and a pumping station with the flow of 12...
24 Jul 2012 ZAGREB
Conservation group WWF warned Croatia and Bosnia they risked harming wildlife and farm output by building planned hydropower schemes in their southern regions without proper research and said it would notify EU officials and potential investors. Croatia and representatives of the Bosnian autonomous Serb Republic agreed this month to jointly build a 300-megawatt hydroelectric plant on Bosnia's Trebisnjica river near the Croatian Adriatic coast city of Dubrovnik...
16 Jul 2012 DUBROVNIK
Bosnia's Serb Republic and neighbouring Croatia agreed on Friday to jointly build a 300 megawatt hydro power plant on Bosnia's Trebisnjica river in the south near the Croatian Adriatic city of Dubrovnik. Croatia is hoping to reduce its dependence on energy imports, while Bosnia is the sole energy exporter in the Western Balkans, due in part to its plentiful hydro potential...
7 Dec 2011 DUBROVNIK
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending Croatian state-owned utility Hrvatska Elektroprivreda $165.4 million USD to finance the construction of the Ombla hydropower plant. The new plant will have a generation capacity of 68 megawatts. It will help Croatia improve energy security and diversify its energy supplies, as well as increasing the supply of potable water to the city of Dubrovnik...
2 Nov 2011 ZAGREB
Croatian environmental organizations are calling on the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) not to move ahead with the planned $172.4 million USD loan for the Ombla hydropower plant near Dubrovnik, saying the plant construction could have a devastating impact on the environment. Karst topography expert Dr...
10 May 2010 CAIRO, Egypt
The Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Water in Barcelona, Spain, last month failed to reach agreement on a water strategy for the Mediterranean region due to a disagreement between Israel and Arab countries over a reference to the Palestinian territories. The conference — which brought together ministers from the 43 countries that make up the Union for the Mediterranean, representatives from the European Commission and the Arab League and representatives from civil society and financial institutions — aimed to reach an agreement on a unified strategy for water management in the Mediterranean region to ensure equal access to the vital resource in the conflict-ridden region...
14 Oct 2009 CROATIA, DUBROVNIK
WWF: Proper Design, Operation Can Prevent Negative Effects of Water, Hydropower Infrastructure Development
With proper design and operation of water and hydropower projects, negative impacts to people and the environment can be reduced while meeting developmental and economic needs in the Dinaric Arc, reported WWF. The WWF was addressing a hydropower conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia that it organized with help from the World Bank, the Global Water Partnership and the International Hydropower Association on possibilities of hydropower in the region, which encompasses the eastern Adriatic including parts of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia...
9 Sep 2009 CROATIA, DUBROVNIK
The Fifth Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems is scheduled to take place on September 29-October 3. The conference aims to improve and disseminate knowledge on methods, policies and technologies to increase sustainable development. It also will examine ways to assess sustainable development with regard to energy, transport, water and environment systems...