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  1. Prolonged Drought Threatens Water Supply to Chisinau

    22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Apă-Canal Chişinău, the water company operating in the Moldovan capital, Chisinau, has warned that prolonged drought in the region has caused water levels in the Dniester River to drop to cri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2016 - 11:07

  2. Investigation Raises Questions About Kalush Chemical Clean-Up

    14 Dec 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine A recent investigation by the non-profit Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has raised questions about the clean-up of a hazardous waste sludge pit near the city of Kalush, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2015 - 10:39

  3. World Water Week: Leaders Warn That Time Is Running Out to Address Global Water Issues

    25 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden World leaders described the urgent pressure many countries are facing with regard to future water supply at the opening of the 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm this week. "As the leade ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2015 - 10:10

  4. Moldovan Researchers Blame Ukraine for Poor Water Quality

    24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Researchers from Moldova’s Academy of Science have blamed Ukraine, which they said was acting with “ill will,” for the current poor water quality and low water levels in Moldovan river basins ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2015 - 10:06

  5. As River Levels Drop, Drought-Stricken Moldova Faces Water Shortages

    11 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Water levels in the Dniester and Prut rivers in Moldova has dropped significantly as a result of ongoing drought in the region. Authorities have warned that if emergency measures are not take ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2015 - 10:02

  6. Environmental Group Warns That Shale Gas Extraction in Ukraine Could Threaten Drinking Water in Moldova

    16 Feb 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Shale gas extraction in Ukraine could negatively affect the ecological balance of the trans-boundary Dniester River, a source of drinking water for Chisinau, the capital of neighboring Moldov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/16/2015 - 10:50

  7. Moldovan Environmentalists Warn of Prut River Pollution

    12 Dec 2014- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova The Prut River, a tributary of the Danube that flows through Ukraine, Moldova and Romania and provides drinking water to people in the region, is at risk of contamination with toxic chemicals ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/16/2014 - 21:57

  8. Moldovan Sewage Pollutes Dniester River

    6 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Sewage pipelines carrying wastewater from northeastern Moldova’s Soroca district to sewage treatment facilities in neighboring Ukraine’s Yampil district are a threat to water quality in the Dn ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2014 - 10:21

  9. Moldovan Environmentalists Slam Water Law

    20 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Moldova’s water resources could decrease now that the country’s new Water Law is in effect, because the law backs the use of groundwater for irrigation and dredging of the Prut and Dniester r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2013 - 10:00

  10. Transnistria to Monitor Drinking Water Quality

    19 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TIRASPOL, Moldova Yevgeny Shevchuk, leader of the breakaway Moldovan territory of Transnistria, signed a decree last week calling for evaluation of the drinking water quality in the territory. Transnistria is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2013 - 10:02

  11. Most Water in Ukraine Unfit for Drinking

    9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Most water sources in Ukraine are too polluted for drinking, Ukrainian environmentalists warned on August 8. There are about 1 billion tons of polluted water in the country, and every year the amo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2013 - 10:02

  12. Ukraine, Moldova Concerned About Hazardous Waste in Ukrainian Quarry

    24 Jul 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukrainian and Moldovan authorities are concerned about water contamination after a half-meter diameter rupture appeared at a tailings pond at the now-closed Dombrov mine in the Kalush district of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2013 - 10:05