Water and sanitation

Water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities

Water shortages to end in capital from February: PPWSA

Residents of Phnom Penh will no longer face water shortages from late February, as daily supply capacity is set to exceed one million cubic metres, according to the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA).​ ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-shortages-to-end-in-capital-from-february-ppwsa

Ministry, ADB prioritise water access, rural sanitation

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Rural Development on transport infrastructure, water supply and sanitation. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-adb-prioritise-water-access-rural-sanitation

ChoeungEk wastewater treatment plant to be put into use soon

The ChoeungEk wastewater treatment plant in the southern part of Phnom Penh capital will be put into use in the second week of November. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501386487/choeungek-wastewater-treatment-plant-to-be-put-into-use-soon/

UNICEF Cambodia and the Ministry of Rural Development join forces to improve rural sanitation and health

In a joint effort to address critical challenges faced by rural communities in Cambodia, UNICEF Cambodia and the Ministry of Rural Development have pledged to work together to combat climate change, improve rural sanitation, and enhance health services. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501370339/unicef-cambodia-and-the-ministry-of-rural-development-join-forces-to-improve-rural-sanitation-and-health/

Japan, development ministry boost rural clean water ties

Minister of Rural Development Chhay Rithisen and Japanese ambassador to Cambodia Atsushi Ueno have committed to bolstering cooperation between the two countries, particularly in non-urban development and clean water education. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-development-ministry-boost-rural-clean-water-ties

MISTI inks deal with Chinese firm for clean water project

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (MISTI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese firm Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) to carry out a feasibility study on implementing a project that aims to supply clean water across the populations living on ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501303483/misti-inks-deal-with-chinese-firm-for-clean-water-project/

PWSA profit declines by 16.31% in 2022

Public-listed Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PWSA) yesterday declared a profit of KHR108 billion ($26.6 million) for the financial year 2022, a decline of 16.31 percent compared to the previous year. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501263142/pwsa-profit-declines-by-16-31-in-2022/

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 province gets new landfill facility

The province’s new landfill site was built on a total area of 20.80 hectares in Paoy Svay village, Ta Kream commune, Banan district. It has four pits to store garbage, a waste treatment plant, a warehouse to store hazardous waste, and several residential buildings. ...

Sem Brakdav
https://cambodianess.com/article/battambang-province-gets-new-landfill-facility

Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority to meet clean water demand

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, under the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation, is expanding the capacity of water supplies and building new water treatment plants to meet the increasing demand for pipe water as urbanisation development and business activities rise. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501249575/phnom-penh-water-supply-authority-to-meet-clean-water-demand/

Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority to meet clean water demand

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, under the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation, is expanding the capacity of water supplies and building new water treatment plants to meet the increasing demand for pipe water as urbanisation development and business activities rise. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501249575/phnom-penh-water-supply-authority-to-meet-clean-water-demand/

$50-million ADB loan granted to Battambang city

Battambang city governor Leang Veasna announced that through the Royal Government of Cambodia, Battambang city has borrowed $50 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501243465/50-million-adb-loan-granted-to-battambang-city/

S Reap to attain ODF status by early 2024, officials say

Siem Reap provincial authorities and several partner organisations have announced their joint commitment to achieve open defecation free (ODF) status across the province by early 2024. More than 80 per cent of the province has been declared ODF thus far. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/s-reap-attain-odf-status-early-2024-officials-say

Phase III of Niroth water treatment plant set for ‘26

Cambodian authorities have announced 2026 a start date for the construction of Phase III of the Niroth Water Treatment Plant. A recent meeting between the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) approved the launch of a feasibility study of ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phase-iii-niroth-water-treatment-plant-set-26

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

Over 470 communes nationwide declared ODF

The Ministry of Rural Development confirmed that in 2022, the ministry had declared 472 communes in 39 districts in the country to have Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501225340/over-470-communes-nationwide-declared-odf/

Kampong Thom Provincial Authority urge clean water supply to, sanitation of rural areas

Prem Ratha, Deputy Governor of Kampong Thom, urged all relevant officials to promote the supply of clean water and sanitation to rural areas and asked the people to participate together to improve the well-being of the residents. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501221210/kampong-thom-provincial-authority-urge-clean-water-supply-to-sanitation-of-rural-areas/

Ministry of Industry and JICA sign fifth deal on urban water supply

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation (MISTI) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a deal on Technical Cooperation Project for Formulation of the Development Plan for Urban Water Supply. ...

So Cheata
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501219662/ministry-of-industry-and-jica-sign-fifth-deal-on-urban-water-supply/

City Hall adding pumping stations following study

Japanese experts are studying where to build a new pumping station in the capital, while another station is being constructed in Russey Keo district to add to the existing 14 stations to relieve flooding in some areas of Phnom Penh. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/city-hall-adding-pumping-stations-following-study

Hi-tech wastewater plants ‘improving’ S’ville environment

Since the 2021 opening of a second high-tech wastewater treatment plant in Sihanoukville, the environment of Preah Sihanouk province has steadily improved, with a reduction in pollution and an increase in maritime biodiversity, said the Ministry of Environment. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hi-tech-wastewater-plants-improving-sville-environment

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