Water and sanitation

Development and assistance for water and sanitation

Water shortages reported in Phnom Penh and Takhmao

Phnom Penh Water Supply (PPWSA) has pledged to solve the problem of a lack of water in Takhmao and Phnom Penh cities from May, with the possibility of building a new water plant. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-water-shortages-reported-in-phnom-penh-and-takhmao

Battambang landfill is officially inaugurated to participate in the development of sanitation

Senior Minister Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, presided over the handover and official inauguration ceremony of a large landfill in Battambang city of Urban Environment Management in the Tonle Sap Phase 2 Project under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501259003/battambang-landfill-is-officially-inaugurated-to-participate-in-the-development-of-sanitation/

Tackling access to water in Cambodia

The United Nations is hosting a panel discussion focusing on strengthening resilience to water scarcity in Cambodia and two other countries threatened by the impacts of access to water. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/tackling-access-to-water-in-cambodia

Microfinance to tap into WASH sector

A partnership between Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA) and Water.org aims to increase access to safe water and sanitation nationwide by offering incentives to finance the sector. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-microfinance-to-tap-into-wash-sector

World Bank, Kingdom accelerate activities for sanitation, clean water

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport, in collaboration with the World Bank, has developed an action plan to accelerate the implementation of projects to improve clean water supply and sanitation in the country’s cities and provinces. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/world-bank-kingdom-accelerate-activities-sanitation-clean-water

Ground breaks on Battambang water plant

Ground has been broken on a new water treatment plant in Battambang province which will serve the provincial capital. The plant, in Kampong Wat Kor commune’s Seima village of the town, is co-financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Agence Francaise de Developpement- AFD ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ground-breaks-battambang-water-plant

Capital requests new water treatment plant on outskirts

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng requested that Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) director-general Long Naro build a new water treatment plant in the Prek Thnaot River area to the west of the capital in order to distribute clean water to people in three ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-requests-new-water-treatment-plant-outskirts

Japan gives $72M for water supply expansion, socio-economic development

The Japanese government will extend loan and grant totaling $72.72 million for an ongoing water supply expansion project and the implementation of socio-economic development programmes in Cambodia, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-gives-72m-water-supply-expansion-socio-economic-development

Clean water supplied to 20,000 in Kampong Chhnang, says NGO

World Vision Cambodia has spent more than $3 million over 18 years to educate people in the use of clean water and nutrition for children in Kampong Chhnang province’s Cholkiri district, benefitting nearly 20,000 local people. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/clean-water-supplied-20000-kampong-chhnang-says-ngo

Japan-Cambodia ink clean water supply agreement

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and Japanese Ambassador Masahiro Mikami on Wednesday signed a grant agreement for ¥2.4 million ($22 million) on the “Project for Expansion of Clean Water Supply System in Pursat Province”. The agreement, finalised at the Ministry of ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-cambodia-ink-clean-water-supply-agreement

Sanitation Development Impact Bond (DIB) launched today

The World’s first  $10 million Sanitation Development Impact Bond (DIB) aimed at bringing safe sanitation to some of the poorest and most vulnerable households in six Cambodian provinces was launched today. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/660228/sanitation-development-impact-bond-dib-launched-today/

Oz launches water schem

The Australian embassy last week launched the Cambodia-Australia Water Utility Improvement Programme (WUIP) which aims to support the Kingdom’s water operators and improve water service delivery throughout the country. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oz-launches-water-scheme

Ministry inks $63 million water treatment project

The Public Works and Transportation Ministry yesterday signed a contract with South Korea’s Dohwa Engineering Company to develop a multi-million dollar water treatment facility in Kandal province’s Takhmao city. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50563331/ministry-inks-63-million-water-treatment-project/

China pledges $1 million for environment

The Chinese government has pledged to assist the Environment Ministry with improving water quality control, providing equipment and about $1 million in funding. The announcement came at a meeting yesterday between undersecretary of state Eang Sophalleth and Wang Dongsheng, the vice president of the Chinese Academy ...

Khy Sovuthy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50100775/china-pledges-1-million-environment/

Chinese companies to set up mega water plant

Shanghai Mechanical Power Engineering and Shanghai Micro Purification Technology are both looking to ink deals with the government to build the industrial plant in Kep province, according to the Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39525/chinese-companies-to-set-up-mega-water-plant/

Officials discuss future Kep developments

Tourism Ministry officials held a meeting yesterday to discuss a project to develop a tourist port in Kampot province and a planned drainage system for Kep’s Crab Market – two tourism infrastructure projects backed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/officials-discuss-future-kep-developments

Japan helps with Kampot’s water supply

A groundbreaking ceremony for a Kampot water treatment plant was held yesterday in the presence of Japan’s Ambassador to Cambodia Yuji Kumamaru as well as Cham Prasidh, the Minister of Industry and Handicrafts. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/26116/japan-helps-with-kampot---s-water-supply/

New water pumping station is ‘70% done’

Workers are labouring day and night to build a new pumping station at the Boeung Trabek reservoir to relieve the capital’s flood risk ahead of the rainy season, city authorities said yesterday.   ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-water-pumping-station-70-done

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