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City Hall to block streets for sewage system repairs

Phnom Penh Governor Khuong Sreng has announced that some streets in Sen Sok and Meanchey districts will be blocked for 70 days for the installation of bigger sewage drainage systems to prevent flooding. “City Hall will install sewage drainage systems on Street 5C, which links ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50609106/city-hall-to-block-streets-for-sewage-system-repairs/

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

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/

Siem Reap authorities research ways to clean town’s main river

Siem Reap town’s civil society organisations and citizens have criticised the release of wastewater from guesthouses, hotels and restaurants into Siem Reap River, which has contaminated its water. Authorities are looking into measures to improve the main river of the Kingdom’s principal historic tourism city. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-authorities-research-ways-clean-towns-main-river

Sihanoukville authorities close canal to transfer flow of polluted water

Local authorities on Tuesday decided to close a canal at Sihanoukville’s Sokha Beach following the completion of four facilities in Preah Sihanouk province designed to treat wastewater before it reaches the sea. Four more facilities are still under construction. The first four water treatment plants, ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-authorities-close-canal-transfer-flow-polluted-water

Sihanoukville water treatment plants ‘set for testing’

Officials have said that four facilities designed to prevent waste water from reaching the sea in Preah Sihanouk province would be ready for testing on Monday, as engineers readied to complete the projects before deadline. Yos Chorm Narady, under-secretary of state at the Ministry of ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-water-treatment-plants-set-testing

Youths band together to clean ‘filthy’ Boeung Trabek canal

Inspired by their affection for the environment, a desire to have a clean and beautiful city, and wanting to send a message to people to stop littering, a group of some two dozen volunteer youths have taken to picking up trash day and night from ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youths-band-together-clean-filthy-boeung-trabek-canal

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

Government to improve water treatment facility

The Office of the Council of Ministers (OCM) has approved plans to improve and add capacity to water treatment facilities in coastal and construction areas, sewage systems and mud drying facilities in Sihanoukville after they were inspected and assessed by government institutions. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-improve-water-treatment-facility

Natural drainage routes replaced by concrete cause severe floods

As floods have been raging on in many provinces, especially in the outskirts of the capital, locals are demanding the government inspect all boreys, factories and other developments in affected areas to ensure that there are proper drainage and road systems. ...

Moeun Nhean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/natural-drainage-routes-replaced-concrete-cause-severe-floods

Sewage requests divide Boeung Kak

A rift is widening between two groups at Boeung Kak lake despite the Phnom Penh municipal authority approving a sewage system both parties had requested. About 60 Boeung Kak residents used a press conference about land titles yesterday to criticise city hall’s decision to approve a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012031955114/National-news/sewage-requests-divide-boeung-kak.html

New project aims to lower levels of industrial pollution

Industrial pollution ‘hot-spots’ have been identified in waterways in Phnom Penh, Kandal and Kompong Cham provinces following a five-month period of research as part of a UN-backed effort to encourage companies to adopt cleaner practices. The hot spots – defined as a source of pollution where ...

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