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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

China-aided water project for rural schools in Cambodia completed

A water project for three primary schools aided by a Chinese charity in the remote area of Bavel district, about 90 km west of the Battambang provincial capital in northwest Cambodia, was completed on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501063725/china-aided-water-project-for-rural-schools-in-cambodia-completed/

Firm urged to expand S’ville water supply system

Minister of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation Cham Prasidh has urged Anco Brothers to expand its dams and modernise water supply systems at its clean water production plant in response to growth in Preah Sihanouk province.​ ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/firm-urged-expand-sville-water-supply-system

Oz spending over $34m for clean water projects

The Australian government is spending around $34.33 million to build clean water facilities and pipe systems that will benefit at least one million Cambodians people living in the countryside. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50983023/oz-spending-over-34m-for-clean-water-projects/

Clean water supplied to 20,000 in Kampong Chhnang, says NGO

World Vision Cambodia has spent more than $3 million over 18 years to educate people in the use of clean water and nutrition for children in Kampong Chhnang province’s Cholkiri district, benefitting nearly 20,000 local people. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/clean-water-supplied-20000-kampong-chhnang-says-ngo

Japan continues to support Cambodia’s clean water projects

Japan has committed to continue its support on clean water projects in Cambodia with more projects to be approved by the Japanese government this year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50911726/japan-continues-to-support-cambodias-clean-water-projects/

City’s clean water supplies to stabilise by by 2025

Drinking water supplies will stablise in Phnom Penh and Takmao town south of the capital over the next five years, thanks to new water treatment facilities coming on-line between now and 2025. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809588/citys-clean-water-supplies-to-stabilise-by-by-2025/

Kandal aims for full clean water access by 2023

Kandal provincial governor Kong Sophorn yesterday promised to provide clean and safe water access for all by 2023. Currently, around 81 percent of households in the province have access. Speaking during a press conference held at the Council of Ministers, Mr Sophorn said people across ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728075/kandal-aims-for-full-clean-water-access-by-2023/

Broken water pipes on table

The chairman of the Cambodian Water Supply Association (CWA), Leng Khieu, has asked the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation to take measures against companies that have disrupted and broken underground clean water pipes. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/broken-water-pipes-table

$800K dam deal inked to provide clean water

The Chinese-owned Sinohydro Kamchay Hydroelectric Project Co will start construction of an $800,000 overflow dam in Prek Kampong Bai, Kampot province. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700257/800k-dam-deal-inked-to-provide-clean-water

Government to expand clean water supply to rural areas

The Industry Minister on Monday said that he is committed to expanding the coverage of clean water supply across the country. During a visit to a water processing plant in Pursat province, Industry Minister Cham Prasidh said that providing clean water to rural areas is ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50522748/government-to-expand-clean-water-supply-to-rural-areas/

Kep, Pursat win Asean awards

Kep and Pursat provinces were granted Asean environmental awards in Brunei on Tuesday evening, a first for Cambodia. According to the Environment Ministry, a committee consisting of all Asean member countries evaluated and chose Kep for the Asean Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award, while Pursat was granted ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5082904/kep-pursat-win-asean-awards/

India pumps in aid for cleaner water

The Indian government has honored its pledge to ensure rural people across four Cambodian provinces get desperately needed access to clean water.​ Yesterday marked the long-awaited arrival of 1,500 hand pumps which will be distributed to Tbong Khmum (1,250), Kampong Chhnang and Banteay Meanchey (100 ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37650/india-pumps-in-aid-for-cleaner-water/

Rural access to water, sanitation improves

According to the report, the number of people living in rural areas who had access to clean water increased from half in 2015 to 53 percent in 2016, while access to sanitation, such as proper toilets, increased nearly 10 percent to 56 percent. ...

Sen David
https://web.archive.org/web/20180227051455/http:/www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rural-access-water-sanitation-improves

Ratanakkiri Clean Water Facility to Open in May

Ratanakkirri province’s first privately owned water treatment facility will begin to supply clean drinking water to thousands of households in Banlung City on May 1, but residents will have to pay a premium for its use, officials said yesterday. The $1.7 million facility being built ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Short on Water in the Tonle Sap

Residents of a village in the middle of Cambodia’s Tonle Sap “Great Lake” live surrounded by water, but don’t have enough access to clean water for drinking, cooking, and washing. The Tonle Sap, a combined lake and river system that swells in the rainy season to ...

http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/water-03202013141227.html

Clean water for city outskirts

The inclusion of 20 communes to the central Phnom Penh water supply in the past year has resulted in a dramatic increase in demand and subsequent shortages, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority officials said yesterday. “Water demand in Phnom Penh is growing fast day to-day, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030861829/National/clean-water-for-city-outskirts.html

Rural areas gain clean water

An NGO has plans to supply clean water to 60 rural provinces between 2013 and 2016 in an effort to increase access to water and meet the demand of their citizens. Chai Lo, the founder and country director of 1001 Fontaines, said at the opening of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012111259680/Business/rural-areas-gain-clean-water.html

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