Infrastructure

Water and sanitation

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

Kingdom-Hungary sewage solutions in the pipeline

The Ministry of Environment has announced that it will collaborate with Hungary to implement a pilot project to solve sewage system issues in towns in some provinces. A representative for the Hungarian Embassy in Cambodia, Zoltan Gyorgy Horvath, met with the ministry’s secretary of state, Sao ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-hungary-sewage-solutions-pipeline

JICA concludes study on Takhmao city water plant

The feasibility study for a Japan-funded water treatment plant in Takhmao city was recently finished, with construction due to begin April next year, the agency in charge of the project revealed. The plant, to be built with a grant from the Japanese government, will produce ...

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50662436/jica-concludes-study-on-takhmao-city-water-plant/

Groups launch initiative to improve sanitation

The United States Agency for International Development, the Stone Family Foundation, and iDE Cambodia, supported by Social Finance, yesterday launched a $10 million initiative to develop market-based solutions for sanitation in six provinces. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661317/groups-launch-initiative-to-improve-sanitation/

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/

Conserve water in reservoirs: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged authorities and people to conserve water for cultivation and daily consumption as dry season sets in. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50660038/conserve-water-in-reservoirs-prime-minister/

France to set up water treatment plant in Sihanoukville

The French Development Agency plans to invest in a water treatment plant in Sihanoukville and will work out details with Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities in the future. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50657651/france-to-set-up-water-treatment-plant-in-sihanoukville/

Ministry floats new law for clean water management

The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts will propose a new law to improve clean water management in Cambodia. It also warned of crackdowns on clean water supply businesses which are unlicensed or do not have a valid licence. The new law will state the obligations ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-floats-new-law-clean-water-management

Calls for unblocking of canals in P Sihanouk

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun called for those who filled in and constructed buildings over canals to remove anything blocking the vital drainage systems as flooding continues to impact the province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/calls-unblocking-canals-preah-sihanouk

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

Health officials plan more food hygiene training courses

Health officials on Monday called for food hygiene training to be brought in twice a month, effective from this month, to improve health standards at restaurants. After conducting a small number of training sessions, it was found that an understanding of food hygiene was generally ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-officials-plan-more-food-hygiene-training-courses

New Preah Sihanouk governor to launch environment campaign

New Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun will launch a campaign to improve sanitation and keep the environment clean in Sihanoukville. A one-day event has been scheduled for Saturday to conduct a major clean-up and stress the importance of the issue to civil servants, the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-preah-sihanouk-governor-launch-environment-campaign

Sar Kheng addresses Preah Sihanouk challenges

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng identified strengthening security, restoring infrastructure, inspection of building standards, preventing sewage emissions into the sea and solving land disputes as key ongoing issues in Preah Sihanouk province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-addresses-preah-sihanouk-challenges

Banteay Meanchey villagers protest against pumping of water from drying pond

More than 20 families from Thma Puok district’s Phoum Thmey commune in Banteay Meanchey province have expressed their objection to a request made by a local drinking water company to pump water from a drying communal pond. They alleged that the firm had failed to ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-villagers-protest-against-pumping-water-drying-pond

Choeung Ek project awaits approval

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng on Thursday signed a research report conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) over 12 months on sewer system development at Choeung Ek lake in the capital. The move will allow Jica to design a development project. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/choeung-ek-project-awaits-approval

Koh Rong Sanloem casino ‘is flouting’ closure order

A Preah Sihanouk provincial official said on Thursday that the owner of Jinding Hotel and Casino on Koh Rong Sanloem is flouting the authorities’ order to close the business by March 22. Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesman Kheang Phearum told The Post that the provincial ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-rong-sanloem-casino-flouting-closure-order

Sihanoukville wastewater plant upgrades receive greenlight

The inter-ministerial committee responsible for developing drainage and water treatment systems has agreed to proceed with an infrastructure project to provide Preah Sihanouk province’s Sihanoukville with the capacity to treat up to 30,000 cubic metres of wastewater per day. An agreement was made during an ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50607407/sihanoukville-wastewater-plant-upgrades-receive-greenlight/

WWF, Mondulkiri collaborate on hydro-panel water collection

WWF-Cambodia is collaborating with the Mondulkiri provincial Department of Environment to install “Source” hydro-panels to collect water from the air for use, the director of the Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary said on Monday. The technological breakthrough from the Arizona-based Zero Mass Water company aims to produce ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wwf-mondulkiri-collaborate-hydro-panel-water-collection

About $200 million needed to solve wastewater woes

The government plans to spend approximately $200 million on increasing the capacity of water treatment plants and organising sewage systems in Preah Sihanouk province to prevent wastewater from flowing into the sea and protect the environment. Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth and Transport Minister Sun Chanthol ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50599769/about-200-million-needed-to-solve-wastewater-woes/

Kampot water plant online soon

After three years, a Japanese-funded water treatment facility in Kampot province is set to begin operations after being expanded through a grant worth $26 million. The grant for the expansion was given by the Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency to expand the ...

Khmer Times
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50592097/kampot-water-plant-online-soon/

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