Infrastructure

Water and sanitation

Ministry trials sewage monitor robot

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has embraced modern technology and launched the Kingdom’s first robotic drain monitoring device. The machine will be used to investigate the insides of sewers and drains. ...

Lay Samean and Fin Frida
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-trials-sewage-monitor-robot

100% access to clean water nationwide ‘by 2025’

The Ministry of Rural Development has set the target of providing 100 per cent clean water supply and sanitation services throughout the Kingdom by 2025, while currently more than 80 per cent has already been achieved. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/100-access-clean-water-nationwide-2025

PPWSA profits fall as water lines to gov’t facilities rise in Q1

The number of water connections in government buildings has risen by 12.54% to 878 in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period of last year, while the profit of Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has fallen slightly by 1.56% to ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094254/ppwsa-profits-fall-as-water-lines-to-govt-facilities-rise-in-q1/

New water treatment plant in West Phnom Penh will have its ground breaking in August

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) will break ground for new water treatment plant in Sangkat Pleung Chhes Rotes, Khan Kambol, a move to increase the supply of piped clean water to people residing in the area. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501091885/new-water-treatment-plant-in-west-phnom-penh-will-have-its-ground-breaking-in-august/

Phnom Penh to have sufficient clean water supply by 2023

Some areas in Phnom Penh that currently do not have enough clean water, will have sufficient clean water for its residents by the end of 2023 according to the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501091875/phnom-penh-to-have-sufficient-clean-water-supply-by-2023/

Lack of clean water causing child stunting, wasting

The problems of a lack of access to clean water and sanitation was one of the leading causes of stunting and wasting in children under five years old, which had led to the government and relevant organisations setting 2023 goals of reducing the two categories, ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lack-clean-water-causing-child-stunting-wasting

MRC issues urgent call to tackle falling water level

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has called for its members to take urgent steps to protect Asia’s largest river, following a report that the water level is at its lowest. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501042594/mrc-issues-urgent-call-to-tackle-falling-water-level/

$30 million Japanese grant aid for water supply system expansion

Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) and KKKCT Consortium on Monday signed a contract for the expansion of water supply system in Takhmao town, Kandal province under a Japanese Grant Aid. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501037694/30-million-japanese-grant-aid-for-water-supply-system-expansion/

Banteay Meanchey people to enjoy clean tap water by 2030

The Banteay Meanchey Provincial authorities have made a commitment that it will ensure that all people in the province will get to enjoy clean tap water by 2030. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501022250/banteay-meanchey-people-to-enjoy-clean-tap-water-by-2030/

Kandal on target to meet annual sanitation goals

Kandal province announced that four of the province’s 11 districts have achieved Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. Authorities called on the other districts to join in with efforts to achieve ODF status by year’s end. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-target-meet-annual-sanitation-goals

Final year of water shortages for Phnom Penh, say utility officials

This year’s dry season is no different from last year, with people in the suburbs of Phnom Penh beginning to complain about the lacking of clean water.   ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/final-year-water-shortages-phnom-penh-say-utility-officials

Plans to build large reservoir to meet agriculture water demands

Kampong Speu province plans to build another large reservoir that has a storage capacity of more than 150 million cubic metres. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501013890/plans-to-build-large-reservoir-to-meet-agriculture-water-demands/

Mobile pumps installed as water shortages continue for farmers

Mobile water pumps were installed in some provinces as farmers continue to water shortages that threaten the dry season rice crops. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501012892/mobile-pumps-installed-as-water-shortages-continue-for-farmers/

Access to clean water ticks up 11.8%

The number of households nationwide with access to clean water reached 1,091,869 last year, up by 11.80 per cent from 976,621 in 2020, according to the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/access-clean-water-ticks-118

S Rieng achieves sanitation, hygeine goals

Svay Rieng has become the first province to stop open defecation due to the commitment of the provincial and local authorities in raising awareness among the populace, according to the provincial Department of Rural Development.​​ ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/s-rieng-achieves-sanitation-hygeine-goals

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