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Ministry of Environment launches clean water campaign to reduce water pollution for people’s health

Clean water is an important source for sustaining life, and in line with this statement, the Ministry of Environment has taken a step towards preventing pollution into the water surface by reducing pollution sources into the water to help protect the health of the people ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501449414/ministry-of-environment-launches-clean-water-campaign-to-reduce-water-pollution-for-peoples-health/

Bak Kheng water treatment plant is inaugurated

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday officially inaugurated Bak Kheng Water Treatment Plant in Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changvar district, and pledged to provide solutions to water scarcity faced by residents during the dry season. ...

Mon Sokeo
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-bak-kheng-water-treatment-plant-is-inaugurated

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 ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/clean-water-pumped-dry-suburbs

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 ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-supply-authority-assures-public-shortages-over-early-24

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. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501249575/phnom-penh-water-supply-authority-to-meet-clean-water-demand/

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. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/takeo-admin-plan-improve-water-power-supply-all

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. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/frances-afd-pledge-01b-annually-project-funds

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. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-bakheng-water-treatment-plant-set-early-24-start

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. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dam-collapse-hits-preah-sihanouks-clean-water-supply

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. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hi-tech-wastewater-plants-improving-sville-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. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-plant-capacity-200-area-use

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/

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