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Japan to provide $28 million grant for PP sewage infrastructure

Japan has awarded Cambodia a three billion yen ($27.9 million) grant for a sewer development project in Phnom Penh to help ease flooding in parts of the capital, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Wednesday. Its minister who is also Deputy ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-provide-28-million-grant-pp-sewage-infrastructure

Ministry needs millions to improve drainage

The Public Works and Transport Ministry on Friday said it plans to spend about $170 million to improve Sihanoukville’s wastewater treatment system and deal with floods. Transport Minister Sun Chanthol said during a workshop in the capital that he will push for the budget to be ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50637052/ministry-needs-millions-to-improve-drainage/

Kandal authorities deny land grab claims

Authorities in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district on Monday denied the claims of some 30 families in Roka Khpos commune that there are plans to confiscate their land to construct a wastewater treatment facility, saying that long-term local residents no longer own land in the area. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-authorities-deny-land-grab-claims

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

Japan funds wastewater treatment plant in capital

The kingdom’s first wastewater treatment plant will be built in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district, with $27 million in assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency. Sam Piseth, director of the municipal department of public works and transport, told reporters on Saturday that the treatment plant would ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50108258/japan-funds-wastewater-treatment-plant-capital/

Phnom Penh’s sewers criticised

Interior Minister Sar Kheng bemoaned Phnom Penh’s sewage infrastructure and criticised the Ministry of Environment for allowing untreated waste water to flow into the Mekong and Bassac rivers in unscripted remarks on Monday. ...

Mech Dara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phnom-penhs-sewers-criticised

City sewage plan mooted

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has finalised a sewage management master plan for Phnom Penh, which is in dire need of a wastewater treatment plant, officials said yesterday.   ...

Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/city-sewage-plan-mooted

As Phnom Penh Grows, So Does Its Sewage Problem

Since 1998, Phnom Penh’s population has doubled to more than 2 million. High-rise buildings have popped up in the city’s center and housing developments have been hastily erected. Yet the city’s antiquated, decades-old drainage system has undergone little improvement in that time and experts say the ...

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