Water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities
Urban water and sanitation infrastructure
Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority calls on businesses to cut down on water use to alleviate current ‘severe shortage’ in city
The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has called on businesses to cut down on water use in order to counter the current water shortages in Phnom Penh. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Phnom Penh suburbs facing water shortages
Residents of some suburbs in Phnom Penh have been facing water shortages the past few days due to insufficient water supply compounded by high demand. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
PM says nation’s growth to be driven by Sihanoukville
Prime Minister Hun Sen said more than $320 million was spent on the construction of infrastructure in Preah Sihanouk province to improve Cambodia’s image and drive economic growth. ...
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 ...
Water authority asks for responsible consumption this ongoing dry season
The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has called on residents in the city centre to use water responsibly in order to enable clean water to reach citizens living on the outskirts of the city who are plagued by low water pressure issues that can ...
Phase 4 pipeline installation ready for flood protection
The underground installation of the interceptor pipeline system has been completed for the Phnom Penh Flood Protection and Drainage Improvement Project Phase 4. Meanwhile, the rest of the construction is on track and expected to be fully complete by 2021, according to Japan International Cooperation ...
Water shortages raise alarm in Phnom Penh
As temperatures rise across the Kingdom, several communes in Phnom Penh are reporting water shortages. ...
Khouth Sophak Chakrya
France to provide $100 million for water pumping station project
The French government through the Agence Francaise de Development is providing more than $100 million in additional loans for the construction of a water pumping station at the Bakheng Clean Water Treatment Plant. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
Feb 27 is National Clean City Day
The Ministry of Tourism, in conjunction with the National Committee for Clean City Evaluation, on Tuesday urged governors in the Kingdom’s 25 cities and provinces to launch an awareness-raising and sanitation campaign in the run-up to the National Clean City Day. ...
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. ...