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Dry spell causing power cuts: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday said the country is now facing an electricity shortage of about 400 megawatts, leading to power outages, and appealed to people, especially those in the business sector, to understand that this is because of an ongoing dry spell. Speaking ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50587742/dry-spell-causing-power-cuts-pm-2/

Droughts in Pailin, Banteay Meanchey

Some areas in Pailin and Banteay Meanchey provinces are facing water shortages due to prolonged drought, though no major impacts have been reported, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/droughts-pailin-banteay-meanchey

Samroang city water shortages

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has decided to dig a one-hectare pond to store day-to-day water for the Oddar Meanchey provincial prison and its surroundings. The prison is located in Samroang city, an area currently facing shortages of water. Provincial Governor Pen Kosal ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50577080/samroang-city-water-shortages/

Ratanakkiri Clean Water Facility to Open in May

Ratanakkirri province’s first privately owned water treatment facility will begin to supply clean drinking water to thousands of households in Banlung City on May 1, but residents will have to pay a premium for its use, officials said yesterday. The $1.7 million facility being built ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Sihanoukville Runs Dry During Water Crisis

A water shortage in the tourist town of Sihanoukville has led authorities to advise scores of businesses to dig their own wells as only 50 percent of local demand is currently being met after high temperatures dried up the water supplier’s only reservoir. On March ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/sihanoukville-runs-dry-during-water-crisis-16609/

Improve yields while the sun shines: NGO

This year’s dry spell could be an opportunity rather than a disaster for farmers, Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture (CEDAC) officials said yesterday. Although drought has destroyed several thousand hectares of crops in the past two months, Cambodia’s largest agricultural NGO is encouraging farmers to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082758303/National-news/improve-yields-while-the-sun-shines-ngo.html

Farmers finger canal for paddy woes

Time is running out for 300 hectares of rice fields in the Baray district of Kampong Thom facing water shortages from a poorly repaired canal, according to affected villagers. The Ministry of Water Re­­sour­ces took two years to restore the more than 30 kilometre-long canal with ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082358234/National-news/villagers-face-rice-paddy-water-woes.html

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