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Preah Sihanouk clean water suppliers warned

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun warned he would revoke the business licences of water companies that do not collaborate with relevant officials to expand their reservoirs. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-clean-water-suppliers-warned

Lao Dams, Mining Ruining Sekong Water Quality in Cambodia

Dam-building and gold mining in southern Laos are ruining water quality downstream on the Sekong River in Cambodia, where villagers are no longer able to drink or use the water, according to an environmental group. The activities undertaken by Lao and Vietnamese companies on the Sekong’s ...

http://www.rfa.org/english/news/laos/sekong-06252013190742.html

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/

Clean water for city outskirts

The inclusion of 20 communes to the central Phnom Penh water supply in the past year has resulted in a dramatic increase in demand and subsequent shortages, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority officials said yesterday. “Water demand in Phnom Penh is growing fast day to-day, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030861829/National/clean-water-for-city-outskirts.html

Cambodia's listed water supplier records revenue up 25 pct last year

The listed Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) earned total revenues of 36.9 million U.S. dollars in 2012, up 25 percent year-on-year, according to the firm’s unaudited financial statement on Wednesday. The report said that the firm’s net income after tax was 8.56 million U.S. dollars ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-02/20/c_132181099.htm

Villagers Save Pond From Being Filled

Approximately 400 people from 10 villages in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district stopped a truck on Monday that had been hired to fill in a pond in preparation for the reported building of a military police base, officials said. Thuon Nging, a representative of the ...

Kaing Menghun, P. 18
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/

Water sector in need of investment

Despite the establishment of the Cambodian Clean Water Supplier Association last week, the clean water sector still lacks sufficient investment to connect rural Cambodia. There is very little clean water in Cambodia and accelerating its supply requires the government, private sector and other development partners ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012090458465/Business/water-sector-in-need-of-investment.html

Meters mean 'money down drain'

The sole provider of water and electricity in Koh Kong province’s Khemerak Phumin town, LYP group, was demanding that all rental buildings install water meters at exorbitant rates for the region, residents said yesterday. Building managers sent intervention papers to provincial governor Bun Leut on July ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012081557994/National-news/water-meters-lead-money-down-the-drain.html

ADB talks Cambodia funding priorities

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is focusing on lending to the agriculture, education, finance, water supply and transport sectors in Cambodia as part of its three year Country Partnership Strategy, worth $500 million. $377 million will be allocated to 12 projects in the five mentioned ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011070850270/Business/adb-talks-cambodia-funding-priorities.html

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