Water and sanitation

Water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities

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/

Groups launch initiative to improve sanitation

The United States Agency for International Development, the Stone Family Foundation, and iDE Cambodia, supported by Social Finance, yesterday launched a $10 million initiative to develop market-based solutions for sanitation in six provinces. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661317/groups-launch-initiative-to-improve-sanitation/

Conserve water in reservoirs: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged authorities and people to conserve water for cultivation and daily consumption as dry season sets in. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50660038/conserve-water-in-reservoirs-prime-minister/

France to set up water treatment plant in Sihanoukville

The French Development Agency plans to invest in a water treatment plant in Sihanoukville and will work out details with Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities in the future. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50657651/france-to-set-up-water-treatment-plant-in-sihanoukville/

Calls for unblocking of canals in P Sihanouk

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun called for those who filled in and constructed buildings over canals to remove anything blocking the vital drainage systems as flooding continues to impact the province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/calls-unblocking-canals-preah-sihanouk

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

Sar Kheng addresses Preah Sihanouk challenges

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng identified strengthening security, restoring infrastructure, inspection of building standards, preventing sewage emissions into the sea and solving land disputes as key ongoing issues in Preah Sihanouk province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-addresses-preah-sihanouk-challenges

Banteay Meanchey villagers protest against pumping of water from drying pond

More than 20 families from Thma Puok district’s Phoum Thmey commune in Banteay Meanchey province have expressed their objection to a request made by a local drinking water company to pump water from a drying communal pond. They alleged that the firm had failed to ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-villagers-protest-against-pumping-water-drying-pond

Choeung Ek project awaits approval

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng on Thursday signed a research report conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) over 12 months on sewer system development at Choeung Ek lake in the capital. The move will allow Jica to design a development project. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/choeung-ek-project-awaits-approval

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/

WWF, Mondulkiri collaborate on hydro-panel water collection

WWF-Cambodia is collaborating with the Mondulkiri provincial Department of Environment to install “Source” hydro-panels to collect water from the air for use, the director of the Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary said on Monday. The technological breakthrough from the Arizona-based Zero Mass Water company aims to produce ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wwf-mondulkiri-collaborate-hydro-panel-water-collection

About $200 million needed to solve wastewater woes

The government plans to spend approximately $200 million on increasing the capacity of water treatment plants and organising sewage systems in Preah Sihanouk province to prevent wastewater from flowing into the sea and protect the environment. Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth and Transport Minister Sun Chanthol ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50599769/about-200-million-needed-to-solve-wastewater-woes/

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/

Sihanoukville’s new sewage systems ‘almost complete’

Following public outcry after waste from construction projects in Sihanoukville was found being dumped directly into the sea, provincial authorities have said four sewage systems are now almost complete. The construction of sewage systems at four beaches was 80 per cent finished, while two pumping ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukvilles-new-sewage-systems-almost-complete

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/

Sihanoukville short of fresh water

Villagers and local freshwater vendors on Thursday expressed concern about fresh water supply in Preah Sihanouk province, after a private company partially filled fresh water reservoir Boeung Prek Tup with sand for tourist development. Boeung Prek Tup is a natural lake located in Sihanoukville’s Village ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-short-fresh-water

Feb 27 is National Clean City Day

The Ministry of Tourism, in conjunction with the National Committee for Clean City Evaluation, on Tuesday urged governors in the Kingdom’s 25 cities and provinces to launch an awareness-raising and sanitation campaign in the run-up to the National Clean City Day. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/feb-27-national-clean-city-day

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/

Ministry inks $63 million water treatment project

The Public Works and Transportation Ministry yesterday signed a contract with South Korea’s Dohwa Engineering Company to develop a multi-million dollar water treatment facility in Kandal province’s Takhmao city. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50563331/ministry-inks-63-million-water-treatment-project/

Stung Treng authority agrees to Bunong request

Stung Treng provincial authorities have unanimously agreed to the request and conditions of the ethnic Bunong community members from Kbal Romeas village who have been impacted by the Lower Sesan II dam in the province. However, the authorities are still considering requests and conditions laid down ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-treng-authority-agrees-bunong-request

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