06 Jan 2021 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Of 235 dams across Myanmar, 133 have less storage water, but only one has stopped generating electricity, said Myint Soe, deputy director of the Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department. "This year, less water flowed to those dams. There are ...
02 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A few ferries and cargo vessels running in Chindwin River in Sagaing Region are buying the maritime insurance from Myanma Insurance, said U Tin Tun, the deputy officer in charge of Myanma Insurance (Sagaing Region) office. The private entrepre...
25 DEC 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - More dams in Myanmar that are supposed to irrigate farms and generate electricity are running low of water and likely to be of little use during the coming summer months. The latest to report low water level is the Myo Gyi dam in Ywarngan township in Shan S...
15 Dec 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Farmers in Sagaing's Shwebo township urged authorities to fill one of the largest dams in Southeast Asia with river water to ensure steady supply of water for the summer paddy planting season. They said filling the dam with river water is necessary as ...
Myanmar is blessed with diverse ecosystems, rich biodiversity and bountiful natural resources. The health of these ecosystems is essential for the country's development and the people's wellbeing, given that all economic and social sectors depend on its natural capital. Yet many of our country's nat...
1 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Digital News - Torrential rain hit Myothit, Tamu District, Sagaing Region and it caused the Sarchaung Bridge near Thanan village to collapse this morning. The bridge which is on the Tamu-Sati Road is 35 ft in length. Due to the heavy rain, the bridge approach slab w...
The study area corresponds to 1000 km2 in the Chin State (Western Myanmar) describing a semi-automatic procedure for the classification of satellite imagery into landslide or no landslide categories, aimed at preparing event landslide inventory maps together with the two-steps procedu...
11 Oct 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The residents are taking good care of ibis birds which are one of the species of migratory birds inhabiting Lake Indaw in Sagaing Region. This lake is the third biggest one in Myanmar."Many hundred ibis birds reached our Lake Indaw in 2015-201...
07 Oct 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd. ပခုက္ကူခရိုင်အတွင်း ဧရာဝတီနှင့် ချင်းတွင်းမြစ်ရေမှာ အောက်တိုဘာလဆန်းပိုင်းမှစ၍ ပြန်လည်မြင့်တက်လာခဲ့ပြီး မြစ်ကမ်းဘေးရှိ ကြက်သွန်၊ ငရုတ်၊ မြေပဲနှင့် ခရမ်းစိုက်ခင်းများမှာ ရေနစ်မြုပ်မှုကြောင့် ပျက်စီးမှုများ ဖြစ်ပေါ်နေကြောင်း တောင်သူများထံမှ သိရသည်...
14 Sep 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - rains in Wuntho, Sagaing Region on 13 September inundated roads and forced some families to evacuate their homes, according to the local authorities.A rescue team composed of departmental officials and local people in Wuntho carried out rescue...
08 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ministry of Transport and Communications is planning to develop several inland ports at the Ayeyarwady River and Chindwin River, to improve inland logistics and river transportation, said Toe Aung Lin, a director at the ministry's Directorate of Water R...
26 Aug 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Flood warnings have been issued for people living on the riverbanks and in the low lands of the Thanlwin, Chindwin and Ayeyarwady rivers. U Kyaw Moe Oo, director general of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, said water run-off is flowing from the ...
On 7th of August, 2020, Myanmar Water Portal broadcast the "Let's Talk About Water – Talk show". Episode 2 with guest speakers, Dr. Win Maung from Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI), Ma May Thazin Aung and Ma Than Htway Lwin from Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI – Asia). A regular host, Kyaw Ny...
11 Aug 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. ချင်းတွင်းမြစ်ဘေး မော်လိုက်မြို့နယ် မော်လိုက်ကလေးကျေးရွာတွင် ပြုလုပ်ထား သော ကမ်းပါးထိန်းနံရံနှင့် ကလေးမြို့နယ် မြောက်စည်းကျေးရွာတို့တွင် ပြုလုပ်ထားသော နန်းကသည်းချောင်း (မဏိပူရ်မြစ်) ကမ်း ပါးထိန်းနံရံများ ပြိုကျပျက်စီးမှုဖြစ်ပေါ်လျက် ရှိသည်ဟု သိရသည်။ ...
The Chindwin River is the biggest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River. The health of the river is important to the economic development of the region and the quality of life of its inhabitants. There are already signs that the Chindwin River Basin is facing serious environmental and water management c...