Clean water pumped to dry suburbs
A team from the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) is working closely with the Takhmao fire department to provide water to the residents of Takhmao town. Several members of the public have complained about a severe lack of water pressure in recent weeks, with ...
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Water supply authority assures public shortages over early ‘24
The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) asked for understanding from Phnom Penh residents in some communes where water pressure is weak. They assured residents that all supply issues will be resolved by early 2024, but have suggested that residents use water sparingly in the ...
Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority to meet clean water demand
The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, under the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation, is expanding the capacity of water supplies and building new water treatment plants to meet the increasing demand for pipe water as urbanisation development and business activities rise. ...
Takeo admin plan: Improve water, power supply for all
Takeo provincial governor Ouch Phea announced the province’s intention to improve access to electricity and clean running water to each household in the province. ...
France’s AFD pledge $0.1B annually for project funds
Prime Minister Hun Sen has asked the French Development Agency (AFD) to continue to help Cambodia develop its human resources, water treatment and transport infrastructure. AFD has committed $100 million in funding for projects in the coming year. ...
New Bakheng water treatment plant set for early ‘24 start up
The first phase of the Bakheng water treatment plant construction project will be completed in May this year, while the second phase is scheduled for completion early next year, officials said. ...
Dam collapse hits Preah Sihanouk’s clean water supply
Water suppliers and the Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities are urging residents to be patient in the face of provincial water shortages. The second dam at Kbal Chhay collapsed on Saturday night, causing more than 3 million cubic metres of water to be lost. ...
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Hi-tech wastewater plants ‘improving’ S’ville environment
Since the 2021 opening of a second high-tech wastewater treatment plant in Sihanoukville, the environment of Preah Sihanouk province has steadily improved, with a reduction in pollution and an increase in maritime biodiversity, said the Ministry of Environment. ...
Water plant capacity 200% area use
A Preah Sihanouk water treatment plant has declared an end to water shortages in the province, even in the summer. Water distribution however, remains a problem in some areas, according to local residents. ...
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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, ...
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. ...
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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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
$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. ...
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 ...