Infrastructure

Water and sanitation

World Bank approves $163m water and sanitation project

According to a statement from the World Bank on November 22, to assist Cambodia in its efforts to strengthen water and sanitation services, the project will reach more than 175,000 people in the target provinces of Battambang, Pursat, Mondulkiri and Kandal. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/world-bank-approves-163m-water-and-sanitation-project

ChoeungEk wastewater treatment plant to be put into use soon

The ChoeungEk wastewater treatment plant in the southern part of Phnom Penh capital will be put into use in the second week of November. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501386487/choeungek-wastewater-treatment-plant-to-be-put-into-use-soon/

UNICEF commits resources to enhance clean water access

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation and UNICEF Cambodia have affirmed their dedication to enhancing collaboration in the improvement of sanitation and the provision of clean water. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unicef-commits-resources-enhance-clean-water-access

UNICEF Cambodia and the Ministry of Rural Development join forces to improve rural sanitation and health

In a joint effort to address critical challenges faced by rural communities in Cambodia, UNICEF Cambodia and the Ministry of Rural Development have pledged to work together to combat climate change, improve rural sanitation, and enhance health services. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501370339/unicef-cambodia-and-the-ministry-of-rural-development-join-forces-to-improve-rural-sanitation-and-health/

Schools, communities to have water purifiers

The Ministry of Environment will set up water purifiers for communities and schools as part of the efforts to limit the use of plastic and improve the environment. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501366321/schools-communities-to-have-water-purifiers/

Lack of clean water, sanitation, and hygienic controls in Cambodia promotes the emergence of drug-resistant E. coli

A new study suggests that Escherichia coli and other disease-causing microbes are passing easily between humans and animals in Cambodia, a country where clean water, sanitation and hygienic controls are lacking in many regions. The continuous exchange, along with unregulated antibiotic use, leads to the ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363852/lack-of-clean-water-sanitation-and-hygienic-controls-in-cambodia-promotes-the-emergence-of-drug-resistant-e-coli/

Ministry issues water conservation warning

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has urged farmers in rural and remote areas to use water cautiously as this year’s rainy season is expected to end earlier and bring less rainfall. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-issues-water-conservation-warning

Japan, development ministry boost rural clean water ties

Minister of Rural Development Chhay Rithisen and Japanese ambassador to Cambodia Atsushi Ueno have committed to bolstering cooperation between the two countries, particularly in non-urban development and clean water education. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-development-ministry-boost-rural-clean-water-ties

China and UNICEF forge climate-resilient project

Delegates from China, UNICEF Cambodia and UNICEF China have commenced a three-day field visit to the country to assess the feasibility of implementing climate-resilient water and sanitation (WASH) technologies as part of the South-South Cooperation Programme. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-and-unicef-forge-climate-resilient-project

UNICEF partners with China to pilot climate-resilient WASH technologies in Cambodia

Delegates from China and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday started a three-day field visit to Cambodia to conduct a feasibility study for piloting climate-resilient water and sanitation (WASH) technologies and solutions in the kingdom, said a UNICEF’s press statement. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501351560/unicef-partners-with-china-to-pilot-climate-resilient-wash-technologies-in-cambodia/

New Siem Reap water plant in operation

Siem Reap province features the Angkor Wat World Heritage site – one of the world’s greatest tourist attractions – and to fully seize the opportunities available in tourism development, a stable water supply is crucial. ...

Phnom Penh Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-siem-reap-water-plant-operation

ADB’s $40 mil loan for clean water, sanitation, education

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $40 million loan to boost access to clean water, sanitation and education at grassroots level through reforms in public finance and decentralisation. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501331743/adbs-40-mil-loan-for-clean-water-sanitation-education/

Bak Kheng water treatment plant is inaugurated

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday officially inaugurated Bak Kheng Water Treatment Plant in Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changvar district, and pledged to provide solutions to water scarcity faced by residents during the dry season. ...

Mon Sokeo
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-bak-kheng-water-treatment-plant-is-inaugurated

$188m road and water loans to be signed with Japan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFA) announced that Cambodia will have two loan agreements totalling $188 million signed with Japan on road connectivity and water supply. ...

Rov Hongseng
https://kiripost.com/stories/188m-road-and-water-loans-to-be-signed-with-japan

Cambodia, Japan to sign $188 million loan agreements on road connectivity and water supply

Cambodia and Japan are going to sign loan agreements worth nearly JPY 26 billion (equivalent to over $188 million) on road connectivity and water supply in Phnom Penh on June 20, said a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501310396/cambodia-japan-to-sign-188-million-loan-agreements-on-road-connectivity-and-water-supply/

MISTI inks deal with Chinese firm for clean water project

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (MISTI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese firm Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) to carry out a feasibility study on implementing a project that aims to supply clean water across the populations living on ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501303483/misti-inks-deal-with-chinese-firm-for-clean-water-project/

PPWSA plans to produce and supply more than 245 million cubic meters of clean water to the people of Phnom Penh by 2023

Sim Sitha, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority has set up a plan to produce and supply clean water of more than 245 million cubic meters to ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501298576/ppwsa-plans-to-produce-and-supply-more-than-245-million-cubic-meters-of-clean-water-to-the-people-of-phnom-penh-by-2023/

Urgent call not to waste water amid shortages

Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) on Friday appealed to the population and businesses not to waste water as the capital city and Takhmau town face a shortage of water. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-urgent-call-not-to-waste-water-amid-shortages

AFD pledges $435m for Cambodian development projects

AFD has pledged to pump its largest amount of funding to date into Cambodia in the form of $435 million to fund a raft of projects, with priority given to water and sanitation, agriculture, energy and vocational training sectors. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/afd-pledges-435m-for-cambodian-development-projects

Japan’s JICA, innovation ministry applaud water management law

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) commended the government for enacting the new Law on Clean Water Management, saying it will improve transparency and equity in the provision of water supply services. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japans-jica-innovation-ministry-applaud-water-management-law

Water shortages plague Phnom Penh residents

Residents living in areas of Phnom Penh have been plagued with water shortages, causing them to splash out up to 30,000 riels a week ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-water-shortages-plague-phnom-penh-residents

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