Water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities

Rural water and sanitation infrastructure

Pledge to provide clean water by 2030 ‘unwavering’, says ministry

Cambodia remains unwavering in its pledge to provide universal access to clean water by 2030, aligning with its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Prime Minister Hun Manet urges pertinent institutions to prioritise the quality, safety, sustainability, and affordability of clean water for all citizens. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501444000/pledge-to-provide-clean-water-by-2030-unwavering-says-ministry/

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

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/

$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

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/

PM announces rural sanitation programme

The government plans to introduce a ten-strategy programme that aims to improve the environment, wellbeing of Cambodians and to provide sanitation in rural areas as well as raise the standard of living for people in rural communities. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501183935/pm-announces-rural-sanitation-programme/

100% access to clean water nationwide ‘by 2025’

The Ministry of Rural Development has set the target of providing 100 per cent clean water supply and sanitation services throughout the Kingdom by 2025, while currently more than 80 per cent has already been achieved. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/100-access-clean-water-nationwide-2025

Lack of clean water causing child stunting, wasting

The problems of a lack of access to clean water and sanitation was one of the leading causes of stunting and wasting in children under five years old, which had led to the government and relevant organisations setting 2023 goals of reducing the two categories, ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lack-clean-water-causing-child-stunting-wasting

$30 million Japanese grant aid for water supply system expansion

Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) and KKKCT Consortium on Monday signed a contract for the expansion of water supply system in Takhmao town, Kandal province under a Japanese Grant Aid. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501037694/30-million-japanese-grant-aid-for-water-supply-system-expansion/

Kandal on target to meet annual sanitation goals

Kandal province announced that four of the province’s 11 districts have achieved Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. Authorities called on the other districts to join in with efforts to achieve ODF status by year’s end. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-target-meet-annual-sanitation-goals

S Rieng achieves sanitation, hygeine goals

Svay Rieng has become the first province to stop open defecation due to the commitment of the provincial and local authorities in raising awareness among the populace, according to the provincial Department of Rural Development.​​ ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/s-rieng-achieves-sanitation-hygeine-goals

CSR initiative gives villagers clean water

Over 300 families in four provinces – Siem Reap, Takeo, Kampot and Kep – have received free access to clean water through the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme of a local conglomerate. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/csr-initiative-gives-villagers-clean-water

Australia to support piped water supply

The Australian government will support Cambodia’s effort to provide piped clean water to rural areas as its Provincial Investment Plan study revealed that less than 50 per cent of villages in the country were connected to piped water in 2020. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/australia-support-piped-water-supply

Families face water shortage as Banteay Meanchey river dries up

More than 4,000 families in an urban area of Banteay Meanchey province’s Mongkol Borei district are facing clean water shortages as the Mongkol Borei River has dried up due to farmers over-pumping water to irrigate their dry-season rice crops, officials said. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-face-water-shortage-banteay-meanchey-river-dries

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