Water and sanitation

Water and sanitation policy and administration

A floating community in Siem Reap adopting plastic free approach to combat pollution

A floating community in Tonle Sap Lake in Keo Por commune, Puok district of Siem Reap province is aware of environmental impact caused by plastic wastes – thanks to their participation in a campaign to clear the lake from plastic. In an interview with journalists, Mr. ...

Lim Nary – AKP

Data sharing, cooperation for Mekong River management

The greater data sharing, transparency and cooperation between Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam and dialogue partners will improve management of the Mekong River, the Mekong River Commission said. The MRC said, in its 13-page long commentary note on a 2020 study exploring the effect of Chinese ...

Pech Sotheary

Major reservoir at risk of pollution

Đá Đen reservoir, which supplies water to 90 per cent of the people in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province, is at risk of being severely polluted. Many local residents in Châu Đức and Tân Thành districts bordering the reservoir are worried that the waste water treatment plant ...

Urban water, environment improved steadily

While Vientiane has been improving its drainage network, the water quality in drainage canals and marshes is still declining relative to other cities in Asean, an audience including the city’s Vice Mayor heard in the capital yesterday.Increased discharge of domestic wastewater from urban areas is ...

Former Vinaconex boss faces prosecution

The Ministry of Public Security’s Police Investigation Agency has prosecuted Phí Thái Bình, former chairman of the Vinaconex board of directors, for violating construction regulations and causing serious consequences.Bình, who is also former vice chairman of the city’s People’s Committee, was found to be responsible ...

Mandalay FDA to check water factories

The Mandalay Food and Drug Administration branch will be running spot-checks at factories producing drinking water to ensure production is according to standard. The authority’s deputy director Dr Kyaw Kyaw said those who failed to comply with the standards would be ordered to stop their distribution ...

Water supply officials assess benefits of management project

Waterworks officials evaluated the management of water supply operation on Friday at the terminal evaluation of a project to improve management in the sector. The evaluation was conducted at the 5th Joint Coordination Committee Meeting, which assessed JICA’s technical cooperation Capacity Development Project for Improvement ...

Mandalay to fulfill clean water demand by 2020

Mandalay City Development Committee’s Water and Sanitation Department has kicked off a plan to supply 100 percent of the demand for drinking water to all seven townships within the district by 2020. Currently, clean potable water supply in Mandalay is only available in five townships ...

New solution for urban water drainage

A new technique that helps improve water drainage in urban areas has been proposed by a Japanese company. The technique will help clean underground pipelines without digging them up, saving energy and cost, and can be applied in emergencies. The technique has been tested at ...

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