Source: Myanmar TimesDate: 4 April 2018Photo: Google​The Ayeryarwady dolphin conservation team has reduced its planned conservation area for the endangered species due to a lack of human and financial resources, said U Han Win, chief of the Ayeyarwady dolphin conservation team of the Fisheries Depar...
Source: Myanmar TimesDate: 3 April 2018​Birdwatchers battle to save Paleik Lake, a haven for water birdsEvery year scores of birds flock to Paleik Lake, 14 kilometres east of Mandalay, where they sojourn for up to two months before continuing thousands of kilometers north or south in search of breed...
Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 27 March, 2018​The Township Rural Development Department has implemented the earthen lake construction project to supply drinking water to some 125 households in the summer.The project will directly benefit some 700 residents in Hsihsongon Village, Taungt...
Source: abcDate: 12 March 2018​As dawn breaks across the Ayeyarwady River, the rubbery silhouettes of fins break the surface.The dolphins that we expected to find half an hour down river have appeared on our doorstep, playing just meters from a riverside teashop, almost as if they overheard us the p...
Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 12 March 2018​According to the Rural Development Department, 13 townships in Mandalay will be provided with water supply during the summer.Safe drinking water is a nationwide priority. In the future, more drinking water supply will be based on piped...
​Interview with Luuk Brinkman, Project Manager at Royal HaskoningDHVFor a long time, in a lullaby song, Meikhtila Lake was given its worthy tribute by authors in different periods of Myanmar literary history in all forms of prose, verse and drama. Meikhtila Lake was highlighted as The Lake Filled wi...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 8 March, 2018​To solve the problem with erosion of the banks of the Ayeyarwady River, the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems is carrying out a renovation project.The project will be funded by the Union government or regional government with...
Introduction Following the recent news that Dutch company Vitens-Evides International (VEI) is going help Mandalay to improve its water supply system, we talked to VEI's project manager, Adriaan Ruijmschoot, about this initiative, called WaterWorX. In this interview, Adriaan talks about WaterWo...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 2 March 2018​"Some developers seek to apply the law by doing projects to international standards, while others cut corners and try to do as little as possible." A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) gives the Myanmar government an answer to Myitsone and other cont...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 28 February, 2018​Over K35 million (US$26,157) will be spent to ensure potable water supply for 72 villages in 13 townships in Mandalay Region during the coming summer months, the chief of the regional Rural Development Department said.He said about K35.6 million will ...
Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 26 February, 2018​By Ko Ba (Kathar)There are 31 species of dolphins found in the world; 27 are oceanic, and 5 are river dolphins. Those who inhabit the ocean dwell in saltwater but those living in rivers, are adapted to freshwater. These numbers are conti...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 20 February, 2018​Authorities have found another seven Ayeyarwady dolphins, an indication that the mammal's population is growing and conservation programmes to protect them are successful.U Han Win, who is in charge of the Ayeyarwady Dolphins Conservation team, told T...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 16 February, 2018​Riverbank erosion is becoming a major challenge to rural development in Myanmar because it damages not only people's homes but also their livelihoods, according to the Department of Disaster Management.The agency noted that bank erosions on major rive...
The summary of "Myanmar Disaster Risk Management Project Concept" was presented at the Urban Delta Seminar which was organized by Embassy of the Kingdoms of Netherlands, National Water Resources Committee and Yangon Regional Government on 14 February 2018 by Michael Bonte Grapentin, Senior Disaster ...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 15 February, 2018​Illegal bottled water manufacturers are giving legitimate bottlers in Mandalay Region unfair competition, said Ma Su, chair of the Myanmar Drinking Water Entrepreneurs Association.Ma Su said that only about 200 of the more than 6000 bottled water manu...