Three ministries will increase more cooperation to help improve people’s lives

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Ministry of Rural Development, and the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology will begin to increase cooperation more smoothly to help improve people’s livelihoods, benefit farmers, and provide economic efficiency to rural areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Water shortages to end in capital from February: PPWSA

Residents of Phnom Penh will no longer face water shortages from late February, as daily supply capacity is set to exceed one million cubic metres, according to the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA).​ ...

Niem Chheng

Two provinces suspend rice growing due to water shortage

Kampong Chhnang and Pursat provinces have told farmers to suspend rice cultivation during the forthcoming dry season due to the lack of water to irrigate the rice fields. ...

Tith Kongnov

Hot weather, dry season looms as agriculture ministry calls for more climate-resilient crops

The temperature in Cambodia is expected to rise starting February to early May, with highs of 41 degrees Celsius, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said, urging the public, especially those in rural areas, to use water sparingly. ...

Seoung Nimol

Ministry issues water conservation warning

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has urged farmers in rural and remote areas to use water cautiously as this year’s rainy season is expected to end earlier and bring less rainfall. ...

Chea Sokny

Sar Kheng orders authorities to solve Battambang rice farmers’ water shortage woes

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng ordered authorities to solve water shortages for rice farmers in Mong Russei and Kors Kralor districts in Battambang province. ...

Torn Vibol

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

Urgent call not to waste water amid shortages

Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) on Friday appealed to the population and businesses not to waste water as the capital city and Takhmau town face a shortage of water. ...

Prak Chan Thul

Water shortages plague Phnom Penh residents

Residents living in areas of Phnom Penh have been plagued with water shortages, causing them to splash out up to 30,000 riels a week ...

Chhorn Raksmey

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

Mobile pumps installed as water shortages continue for farmers

Mobile water pumps were installed in some provinces as farmers continue to water shortages that threaten the dry season rice crops. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Water shortages hit outer suburbs

Around 40,000 families in the Phnom Penh suburbs are expected to face water shortages in the dry season. To address the issue, the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) has made provisions to provide water to them, a senior PPWSA official said. ...

Mom Kunthear

Conserve water in reservoirs: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged authorities and people to conserve water for cultivation and daily consumption as dry season sets in. ...

Mom Kunthear

Bunong families claim Lower Sesan II dam is causing water shortage

More than 100 families, including Bunong ethnic community members who have been impacted by the Lower Sesan II dam in Stung Treng province, complained on Monday about the shortage of clean water. The villagers, who have rejected compensation for relocation and currently live on higher ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Demand for water in capital increases

The general director of the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority yesterday said that the capital is facing a shortage of water as facilities across the city struggle to produce enough to meet rising demands. ...

Pech Sotheary

Villagers call on government amid water shortage

Villagers living in two drought-afflicted Banteay Meanchey districts appealed to authorities to distribute water yesterday, though officials claim the situation is not yet severe enough to warrant it. ...

Sen David

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