Water and sanitation

Water and sanitation policy and administration

S’ville residents to pay for wastewater treatment services

With two Israeli-standard wastewater treatment plants operational and a third under construction, the Preah Sihanouk authorities are planning to charge residents a wastewater treatment fee. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501279970/sville-residents-to-pay-for-wastewater-treatment-services/

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

S Reap to attain ODF status by early 2024, officials say

Siem Reap provincial authorities and several partner organisations have announced their joint commitment to achieve open defecation free (ODF) status across the province by early 2024. More than 80 per cent of the province has been declared ODF thus far. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/s-reap-attain-odf-status-early-2024-officials-say

Gov’t implements ODF guidelines

To reach its goal of achieving 100% rural water supply and sanitation in the country by 2025, the Ministry of Rural Development has initiated its open defecation free (ODF) verification guidelines. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501185511/govt-implements-odf-guidelines/

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/

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/

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 utility posts profit, but shares stagnant

The capital’s listed water utility reported strong growth of earnings and profit in 2015, yet failed once again to impress investors, with its share price refusing to budge during yesterday’s low-volume trading session.   ...

Cam McGrath and Sor Chandara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/water-utility-posts-profit-shares-stagnant

Villagers in Cambodia’s Stung Treng say waterway contaminated by local sawmill

Indigenous villagers in northeastern Cambodia’s Stung Treng province on Monday called for an investigation into a saw mill they say has polluted their local waterway and caused residents to contract a skin disease. ...

Men Sothy
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/contamination-09142015173926.html

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