Infrastructure

Water and sanitation

World Vision Cambodia's WASH project reaches out to nine provinces

A report from World Vision International Cambodia said 80 per cent of people living in 24 districts in nine provinces, which are the target areas for its clean water project, have built places to wash their hands, an increase of 26 per cent compared to ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/world-vision-cambodias-wash-project-reaches-out-nine-provinces

Japan gives $72M for water supply expansion, socio-economic development

The Japanese government will extend loan and grant totaling $72.72 million for an ongoing water supply expansion project and the implementation of socio-economic development programmes in Cambodia, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-gives-72m-water-supply-expansion-socio-economic-development

Draft clean water law ready for review

The Industry Ministry said yesterday that it has finished the draft Law on Clean Water Management and will submit it to the Council of Ministers soon for review. The government said it plans to have clean water available for everyone by 2030. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50930397/draft-clean-water-law-ready-for-review/

Phnom Penh Administration pushing to complete rehabilitation by end of August

The Phnom Penh Administration has been undertaking the rehabilitation project of the capital city’s canals to prevent flooding in the area, especially during the current rainy season. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50923791/phnom-penh-administration-pushing-to-complete-rehabilitation-by-end-of-august/

Clean water supplied to 20,000 in Kampong Chhnang, says NGO

World Vision Cambodia has spent more than $3 million over 18 years to educate people in the use of clean water and nutrition for children in Kampong Chhnang province’s Cholkiri district, benefitting nearly 20,000 local people. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/clean-water-supplied-20000-kampong-chhnang-says-ngo

Sala Ta Orn dam, an economic boon

Farmers and villagers in Battambang province’s Ek Phnom district will soon breathe a sigh of relief when the new Sala Ta Orn dam, which is now 90% completed, goes fully operational by end of this year. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902888/sala-ta-orn-dam-an-economic-boon/

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

Water supplies to be temporarily suspended in some districts of Phnom Penh

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority will temporarily suspend the supply of water in some areas on the nights of 11, 16-17 and 25 June 2021 due to pipeline works. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50869792/water-supplies-to-be-temporarily-suspended-in-some-districts-of-phnom-penh/

Takeo province villagers protest reservoir construction

Residents from seven villages in Takeo province protested against authorities who they said were digging a new reservoir on 200ha of land they have depended upon for years. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/takeo-province-villagers-protest-reservoir-construction

Water shortages hit outer suburbs

Around 40,000 families in the Phnom Penh suburbs are expected to face water shortages in the dry season. To address the issue, the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has made provisions to provide water to them, a senior PPWSA official said. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-shortages-hit-outer-suburbs

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 ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50826609/water-authority-asks-for-responsible-consumption-this-ongoing-dry-season/

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

Home toilet access improving

Five provinces in northeast Cambodia still have a high percentage of households without a toilet, while the majority of households in Svay Rieng, Prey Veng, Battambang, Kandal, and Phnom Penh have access to toilets, according to the findings of the recent population census. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/home-toilet-access-improving

City’s clean water supplies to stabilise by by 2025

Drinking water supplies will stablise in Phnom Penh and Takmao town south of the capital over the next five years, thanks to new water treatment facilities coming on-line between now and 2025. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809588/citys-clean-water-supplies-to-stabilise-by-by-2025/

11 Provinces enjoy better sanitation and hygiene services

Thanks to Plan International Cambodia, some 1.5 million Cambodians in 11 provinces are now able to enjoy improved hygiene and sanitation services. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50800513/11-provinces-enjoy-better-sanitation-and-hygiene-services/

Task force promulgates eco, health awareness

The ministries of Environment and Interior have jointly established a new working group to review and integrate sanitation and environmental measures into the so-called Safe Village/Commune policy.​​ The government hopes to inspire residents to address hygiene and solid waste management in communities nationwide. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/task-force-promulgates-eco-health-awareness

Protests over reclamation of Takeo ponds

Nearly 700 people have filed a petition to protest the removal of Tram Khnar pond and Khmeng pond over a total area of over three hectares located in Bati district, Takeo province. The protest comes after residents learned that a private company is trying to ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772155/protests-over-reclamation-of-takeo-ponds/

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 ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763050/phase-4-pipeline-installation-ready-for-flood-protection/

Czechs launch water, sanitation project in Kampong Chhnang

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Cambodia is launching a four-year project to improve water and sanitation to help 9,662 families in two districts in Kampong Chhnang province. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/czechs-launch-water-sanitation-project-kampong-chhnang

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