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  1. Czech Environment Ministry Launches Drought Program

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech Environment Ministry this week officially launched a program to address drought, with Environment Minister Richard Brabec pledging $12.3 million USD worth of subsidies to help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2016 - 10:16

  2. Czech Environment Ministry Seeks Funds to Combat Drought

    10 Jun 2016- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech Environment Ministry is launching a new program aimed at securing drinking water in the country’s municipalities amid ongoing drought, Environment Minister Richard Brabec said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 10:46

  3. Most of Czech Republic Threatened by Drought

    10 May 2016- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic Most of the territory of the Czech Republic is threatened by low or moderate levels of drought, with surface and groundwater levels dropping to blow average levels this month. There is c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 10:34

  4. Czech Republic Considers Inter-Basin Transfers to Fight Drought

    15 Dec 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech government is considering a plan to transfer water from the Danube River to the Vltava or Elbe rivers in an effort to mitigate the effects of ongoing drought. The plan would in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:43

  5. Global Damming Will Affect 93 Percent of All River Volume by 2030: Study

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTREAL, QC, Canada Some 48 percent of global river volume is moderately or severely impacted by either flow regulation, fragmentation, or both, and this will nearly double to 93 percent by 2030 if all planned ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2015 - 11:22

  6. Floods Disrupt Water Services in Romania, Serbia

    22 Sep 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Floods last week disrupted water supply to residents in southwestern Romania’s Mehedinti, Timis and Caras Severin counties, as well as in neighboring Serbia and Croatia. At least one person ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2014 - 10:00

  7. Romania Takes Steps to Re-Launch Siret-Baragan Irrigation Canal

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The Romanian government is establishing a new state-owned company to design, build and operate the long-delayed Siret-Baragan Canal. The canal will provide irrigation water for 500,000 hecta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2014 - 10:00

  8. Europe's Wild Sturgeon In Danube River Threatened by Illegal Fishing; WWF

    18 Jun 2013- 10:16 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST WWF Ongoing illegal fishing and trade in caviar in Romania and Bulgaria is threatening the survival of sturgeons in the Danube river basin finds a new report by WWF and TRAFFIC. The report’s findings are ...

    Local Press Report - 06/18/2013 - 10:16