Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 6 Clean water and sanitation

Japan-Cambodia ink clean water supply agreement

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and Japanese Ambassador Masahiro Mikami on Wednesday signed a grant agreement for ¥2.4 million ($22 million) on the “Project for Expansion of Clean Water Supply System in Pursat Province”. The agreement, finalised at the Ministry of ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-cambodia-ink-clean-water-supply-agreement

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 ...

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50662436/jica-concludes-study-on-takhmao-city-water-plant/

Ministry floats new law for clean water management

The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts will propose a new law to improve clean water management in Cambodia. It also warned of crackdowns on clean water supply businesses which are unlicensed or do not have a valid licence. The new law will state the obligations ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-floats-new-law-clean-water-management

PM calls for greater efforts to tackle global water issue

Speaking at the third Budapest Water Summit in Budapest, Hungary, Prime Minister Hun Sen said water security would be under threat due to poor management of water resources and chemical waste, global warming, and population growth. “Climate change, forest logging, insufficient public investment, lack of ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-calls-greater-efforts-tackle-global-water-issue

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

Sihanoukville wastewater plant upgrades receive greenlight

The inter-ministerial committee responsible for developing drainage and water treatment systems has agreed to proceed with an infrastructure project to provide Preah Sihanouk province’s Sihanoukville with the capacity to treat up to 30,000 cubic metres of wastewater per day. An agreement was made during an ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50607407/sihanoukville-wastewater-plant-upgrades-receive-greenlight/

Kampot water plant online soon

After three years, a Japanese-funded water treatment facility in Kampot province is set to begin operations after being expanded through a grant worth $26 million. The grant for the expansion was given by the Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency to expand the ...

Khmer Times
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50592097/kampot-water-plant-online-soon/

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/

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/

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/

PM Praises China as Chinese Environment Minister Set to Visit Cambodia

​China’s environment deputy minister, Zhao Yingmin, is due to pay a visit to Cambodia to sign a number of agreements focusing on clean water production, according to the Ministry of Environment. ...

Hul Reaksmey
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/pm-hun-sen-praises-china-as-chinese-environment-minister-set-to-visit-cambodia/4467707.html

Water supply to grow in Sihanoukville

Industry Minister Cham Prasidh said yesterday that residents in Preah Sihanouk province can expect a steady supply of water in the province within the next week. The statement came after years of water supply problems in the province where residents faced water shortages. ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50492836/water-supply-to-grow-in-sihanoukville/

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/

Ten dead, nearly 100 others hospitalised after drinking contaminated water

Contaminated water from a river in Kratie province has been blamed in the deaths of at least 10 ethnic Phnong people as of late Sunday, with nearly 140 others hospitalised and hundreds more families fleeing their homes for fear their ancestors are “angry” at them, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Phak Seangly
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ten-dead-nearly-100-others-hospitalised-after-drinking-contaminated-water

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