Water and sanitation

Water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities

PM announces rural sanitation programme

The government plans to introduce a ten-strategy programme that aims to improve the environment, wellbeing of Cambodians and to provide sanitation in rural areas as well as raise the standard of living for people in rural communities. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501183935/pm-announces-rural-sanitation-programme/

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

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

$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/

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

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/

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

Minister: Half of villages lack clean water access

About 50 per cent of villages across Cambodia still lack access to clean water due to factors like climate change, population growth and urban development, which have led to a steady increase in water demands, according to Minister of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation Cham ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-half-villages-lack-clean-water-access

PM says nation’s growth to be driven by Sihanoukville

Prime Minister Hun Sen said more than $320 million was spent on the construction of infrastructure in Preah Sihanouk province to improve Cambodia’s image and drive economic growth. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-says-nations-growth-be-driven-sihanoukville

New clean water treatment technology launched in Battambang

Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang and Industry Minister Cham Prasidh jointly launched a water treatment facility in Battambang yesterday and the “Provincial Investment Plan for Piped Water Supply in Cambodia (PIP)” study. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50980797/new-clean-water-treatment-technology-launched-in-battambang/

Capital requests new water treatment plant on outskirts

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng requested that Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) director-general Long Naro build a new water treatment plant in the Prek Thnaot River area to the west of the capital in order to distribute clean water to people in three ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-requests-new-water-treatment-plant-outskirts

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/

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

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