Water supply

Paphos facing big drought threat

Residents in Paphos face the possibility of severe water shortages if there is little rain this winter as plans to construct a new desalination plant for the district continue to move at a sluggish pace.

Unexpected ‘technical difficulties’ have delayed the invitation of tenders for the creation of the new plant in Kouklia leaving the district at the mercy of Mother Nature.

Haskovo With Water Cycle Mode From Today

From today there is a water cycle mode in Haskovo going, after some of the pumping stations were stopped because of high uranium levels established, and the water supplies of the city are already exhausted.

The decision was made after an emergency meeting of the crisis headquarters, bTV reported. There is a prohibition for using water for drinking right now.

The Supreme Administrative Prosecuting Magistracy Contests the Decision of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission to Raise the Price of Water in Sofia

The Supreme Administrative Prosecuting Magistracy has contested the decision of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) to raise the price of water in Sofia by 18% from the beginning of April, arguing that it is not in conformity with the law and demanding its annulment.

Water Supply to Be Cut in Some Sofia Neighborhoods on Monday

Sofia's water supply company has announced it will have to suspend services for much of Monday in a number of neighborhoods in Bulgaria.

Supplies will be suspended between 09:00 and 16:30/21:00, depending on the area, due to large-scale repair works.

In case services remain cut for more than 12 hours, alernative supplies will be secured.


Water Supply Interrupted in Sofia's Vitosha, Dianabad

A technical fault has caused an interruption of the water supply in the districts of Vitosha and Dianabad in Sofia.

Sofiyska voda explained that the faulty section is in the district of Hladilnika and is at great depth.

It is expected that the areas concerned will be supplied with drinking water in an alternative manner.

15 Turkish villagers released after confronting security forces in 'water war'

Fifteen villagers from the village of Tatar in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas, who had protested against security forces in order to prevent their spring water from being diverted elsewhere, have been released. 

Their release comes after a protocol outlining the use of the water evenly among local villages was agreed upon.