Source: Water OnlineDate: 9 February, 2018Photo- Google​This is part of an agreement signed in September 2016 with Tobishima Cooperation for the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at 1.797 billion yen to enhance the water supply systems in Mandalay with the installation of new p...
The datasets needed for informed evidence-based decision making in the Ayeyarwady Basin, Myanmar, have historically been dispersed across several agencies, storied in various formats and of unknown quality. The Myanmar Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) and the HydroInformatics Centre (HI...
Photo- @WWFMyanmar (Twitter) ​IntroductionRecently, I met Hannah Baleta from WWF Myanmar. She kindly explained about her work in Myanmar, in particular the current project, 'River in the Economy' along the length of the Ayeyarwady River. Hannah has readily built up her local knowledge and exper...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 2 February, 2018 Many small resorts on the Dokhtawady River in Pyin Oo Lwin township, Mandalay Region, are still waiting for approval of plans to expand into surrounding farmland, said officials of the Mandalay Region Hluttaw Natural Resources and Environmental Co...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 1 February, 2018 ​The Mandalay regional government will penalise manufacturers that fail to draft and implement environment management plans (EMP) within a year, officials said.The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation on January 10 issued not...
Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 30 January 2018​The Fisheries Department is planning to extend the dolphin protection zone along the Ayeyawady River to conserve the rare species more effectively.Currently, the Ayeyawady dolphin protection area is 72 kilometres wide, extending from Mingu...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 22 January, 2018Construction work will begin in February as part of the Ayeyarwady River Navigation Enhancement Plan from Mandalay to Nyaung-U.The construction is one of three focuses of the Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project (AIRBMP), which will be i...
Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 22 January, 2018​In a bid to facilitate the mooring of vessels and ships to the Mandalay port, authorities will start work on the Mandalay waterway improvement system in February. This is one of the three programmes that is a part of the ayeyawady In...
Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 11 January, 2018The carcass of an Irrawaddy female dolphin was found in the Ayeyawady River, according to an official of Katha Township's Department of Fisheries."We received information that one Irrawaddy dolphin was found dead near the Aung Chan T...
Source: mmtimesDate: 5 Jan, 2018​Eight thousand water meters will be installed free of charge in Pyigyitagun township with a total of US$20 million funding from Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA), according to Mandalay City Development Committee(MCDC). The committee will also increase...
Source: mmtimesDate: 2 Jan 2018​The number of migratory birds visiting Taungthaman Lake in Mandalay Region, a prime place to watch rare birds in Myanmar, has significantly dropped, according to birdwatcher U Zay Maung Thein of Mandalay.In addition to Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura township, fewer bir...
​Source: mmtimes, 26th October2017How many different ways can you measure a river? By its length and how many countries it passes through? The volume of water flowing along its course? The number of species it supports?Perhaps the most important – and largely overlooked – measure of a river is its v...
Source: mmtimes, 24th October 2017WWF-MYANMAR is undertaking research on the sustainable use of Ayeyarwady River that could maximize its benefits for the country's economy and people living along the coastal areas.Link: https://www.mmtimes.com/news/wwf-myanmar-study-aims-sustainable-use-ayeyarw...
Source: mmtimes,19th October 2017Heavy floods triggered by overflowing water at Sedawgyi Dam has devastated some 50 villages and also destroyed croplands.According to local villages, the incident that occurred on October 14 in Madaya township in Mandalay Region, was the worst flood to hit the area s...