Water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities

Rural water and sanitation infrastructure

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/

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

Company nears water distribution

A recently-completed water treatment facility with the capacity to store up to 60,000 cubic metres of water in Preah Sihanouk province’s Kbal Chhay will only resume distributing water after Anco Brothers, a conglomerate tasked with building and operating the facility, has concluded that all technical ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50565275/company-nears-water-distribution/

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

Sesan villagers request facilities

Over 50 families affected by the Lower Sesan II dam in Stung Treng province’s Sesan district have sent a letter to the provincial governor and prominent tycoon Kith Meng requesting a number of public service facilities for the community. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sesan-villagers-request-facilities

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/

Clean water and sanitation for rural people by 2025

Rural Development Minister Ouk Rabun has claimed all rural people would have clean water and sanitation in just seven years.“In 2025, all rural people will have sufficient clean water and sanitation and they will live in a good environment,” Mr Rabun said while presiding over ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50104649/clean-water-and-sanitation-for-rural-people-by-2025/

Rural access to water, sanitation improves

According to the report, the number of people living in rural areas who had access to clean water increased from half in 2015 to 53 percent in 2016, while access to sanitation, such as proper toilets, increased nearly 10 percent to 56 percent. ...

Sen David
https://web.archive.org/web/20180227051455/http:/www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rural-access-water-sanitation-improves

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

Study links toilet usage, height

A new study has found that open defecation, which is still commonly practised in Cambodia, has direct links to reduced heights in children, with a decrease in the practice over five years leading to increases in height. ...

Andrew Nachemson
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/study-links-toilet-usage-height

Meeting Needs sees Cambodia water project near completion

A major water, hygiene and sanitation project co-funded by industry charity Meeting Needs is bringing clean water to almost 1,000 people in the Siem Reap Province of Cambodia. ...

Meet Pie's Team
http://www.meetpie.com/Modules/NewsModule/newsdetails.aspx?newsid=23028

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

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