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 a result of changing lifestyles as well as the city’s rapid economic and population growth, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

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