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/

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

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

Singapore investor pours US$500,000 into clean water in Cambodia

A Singapore-based impact investment network is to pump half a million dollars into clean piped water for Cambodia’s rural population. Nexus for Development, through its debt-financing arm The Pioneer Facility, signed a deal to provide a collateral-free loan for Khmer Water Supply Holding (KWSH), a social ...

Hannah Fernandez
https://www.eco-business.com/news/singapore-investor-pours-us500000-into-clean-water-in-cambodia/

Sihanoukville short of fresh water

Villagers and local freshwater vendors on Thursday expressed concern about fresh water supply in Preah Sihanouk province, after a private company partially filled fresh water reservoir Boeung Prek Tup with sand for tourist development. Boeung Prek Tup is a natural lake located in Sihanoukville’s Village ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-short-fresh-water

Stung Treng authority agrees to Bunong request

Stung Treng provincial authorities have unanimously agreed to the request and conditions of the ethnic Bunong community members from Kbal Romeas village who have been impacted by the Lower Sesan II dam in the province. However, the authorities are still considering requests and conditions laid down ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-treng-authority-agrees-bunong-request

Bunong families claim Lower Sesan II dam is causing water shortage

More than 100 families, including Bunong ethnic community members who have been impacted by the Lower Sesan II dam in Stung Treng province, complained on Monday about the shortage of clean water. The villagers, who have rejected compensation for relocation and currently live on higher ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bunong-families-claim-lower-sesan-ii-dam-causing-water-shortage

Government to expand clean water supply to rural areas

The Industry Minister on Monday said that he is committed to expanding the coverage of clean water supply across the country. During a visit to a water processing plant in Pursat province, Industry Minister Cham Prasidh said that providing clean water to rural areas is ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50522748/government-to-expand-clean-water-supply-to-rural-areas/

More than 100 villagers return home after methanol poisoning

More than half of the villagers who fell ill after drinking contaminated water or methanol-laced rice wine in Kratie province’s Chetr Borei district last week have returned home after receiving treatment. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50487671/more-than-100-villagers-return-home-after-methanol-poisoning/

Families protest water restrictions in Poipet

Nearly 50 families from a village in Banteay Meanchey province’s Poipet town yesterday protested to demand that a private utilities company stop restricting water supply in their area because they didn’t have enough water to drink and irrigate their crops. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-protest-water-restrictions-poipet

Gov’t drought relief efforts can’t reach 500,000 people

Around 500,000 Cambodians who face water shortages still have not received government assistance since drought relief efforts began on April 26, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management.   ...

Sen David and Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-drought-relief-efforts-cant-reach-500000-people

Kampong Chhnang disputants’ water woes ‘ignored’

Some 34 families in Kampong Chhnang’s Lorpeang village yesterday filed a new petition at the provincial hall urging authorities to intervene in a nine-year land dispute with KDC International, which villagers say has reached a bottleneck and is affecting their daily lives. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-chhnang-disputants-water-woes-ignored

Military readies 100 trucks for water crisis response

A hundred military trucks have been readied to transport water to drought-hit provinces, where hundreds of livestock deaths have been reported this month amid scorching heat. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/military-readies-100-trucks-for-water-crisis-response-111871/

Low reservoir levels in Siem Reap affecting thousands

More than 1,000 families in Siem Reap province are facing clean water shortages as the water level at Baray Teuk Thla reservoir has fallen for the first time in several years due to the especially harsh drought conditions confronting the Kingdom in recent months.   ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/low-reservoir-levels-siem-reap-affecting-thousands

Water running out in Reay Pai

About 2,700 families in Kampong Cham province’s Reay Pai commune, where wells and ponds have almost dried up, could soon be left without any safe water. ...

Sen David and Igor Kossov
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-running-out-reay-pai

Citizens urged to ration water

Cambodia’s drought has hit even the coldest provinces, as Ban Lung’s main water supplier, Tai Seng Phalit Teuksaat Co., broadcast drought warnings to the residents of Ratanakkiri early this week, advising residents to start rationing water. ...

Aisha Down
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/21847/citizens-urged-to-ration-water/

Access to clean water in rural areas hits 50%

Cambodia passed a key Millennium Development Goal milestone last year with half of rural areas now having access to clean drinking water, according to a Ministry of Rural Development annual report released yesterday. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/access-clean-water-rural-areas-hits-50

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