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Crack in Taungnawin Dam no risk to safety - Authorities

11 Feb 19 - Source: Mizzima - The crack at a dam in Myanmar's Bago region poses no risk to public safety following several earthquakes that jolted Paukkaung, Bago region last year, Xinhua reported quoting an initial assessment of the Myanmar Dams National Committee. The crack at the earthen embankme...
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Myanmar Water Journal - February 2019

Myanmar Water Journal - March 2019 Welcome to the March edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. ​Special Features ​Banner Packages are shown in this edition. If you would like to promote your company or or...
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A different view on the Royal Lake – uncovering the ecosystem services of the Kandawgyi Lake area

Early Sunday morning, 8.30am – the first persons are arriving. We are gathering for the very first study tour of 2019: a walking tour exploring the surroundings of Kandawgyi Lake. ​ A group of 25 participants of different backgrounds joined us to learn more about the role and the ecosystem of the la...
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The Gyo Phyu Pipeline and his companions - A Renovation Project of Pipeline

The idea is not to promote our company but to promote collaboration by Raphael Monnier ​We made an interview with Raphael Monnier who is the co-founder of Yangon-based architecture and design company Blue Temple. He shared his thoughts and visions about renovation of Gyo Phyu pipeline. Mon...
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Groundwater and Health

ေျမေအာက္ေရႏွင့္က်န္းမာေရး၊ (Groundwater & Health) အပိုင္း ၁

​စကားဦး (Preface) ။ ။ျမန္မာႏိွင္ငံတြင္ေျမေအာက္ေရကိုစက္ေရတြင္းမ်ား၊ လက္တူးတြင္းမ်ားက တဆင့္ထုတ္ယူသံုးစြဲေနၾကသည္မွာ လြတ္လပ္ေရးမရမွီေခတ္ကစ၍ ယေန႔အထိပင္ျဖစ္သည္။ (၁၉၈၈)ခုႏွစ္ေနာင္းပုိင္းကစ၍ ပိုမိုမ်ားျပားစြာ ထုတ္ယူသံုးစြဲလာၾကသည္။ ေသာက္သံုးေရ၊စိုက္ပ်ိဳးေရ၊ စက္ရံုအလုပ္ရုံသံုးေရ၊ ေမြးျမဴေရးလုပ္ငန္းသံုးေရ၊ စသ...
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Yangon in 2019 – A Water Wise City - Community of Practices Workshop

To understand the water management efforts planned for 2019, this community of practice (CoP) workshop explored prospective water management activity in the Yangon and its region through the collaborative opportunities between various water professionals. At this workshop on January 23, Dr Piet File...
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Introducing Mr Johan Heymans as New Delegate Representative of the Netherlands for Water Cooperation in Myanmar

Introducing Mr Johan Heymans as New Delegate Representative of the Netherlands for Water Cooperation in Myanmar

Mr. Johan Heymans has recently been appointed as the Delegated Representative of the Netherlands for Water Cooperation in Myanmar. Mr Heymans has experience as a specialist, trainer, lecturer, project manager and project director in water resources development, in the Netherlands as well as abroad. ...
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Our wetlands are worth saving

05 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The theme of World Wetlands Day 2019 on Saturday – Wetlands and Climate Change – was aimed at encouraging people to conserve wetlands to mitigate climate change, said U Thein Aung of the Myanmar Bird and Nature Society. Myanmar has many wetlands, which consist of ...
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To His Majesty - An Extraterrestrial Discovered Ayeyarwady River

This article is based on the recent trip on Ayeyarwady river by Mr.Piet Filet. This review is the joining force of the water expert and the one who love to write To His Majesty King Toartrogenm Palace Phobos, Mars To his Most Excellent Majesty, King of Mars, May it please your Majesty, With the duti...
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On track to meet Yangon’s growing water needs

04 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - With the hot season not far away, water shortages are set to become a problem again in many parts of Yangon. According to U Myint Zaw Than, Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) deputy head of the Engineering Department for Water and Sanitation, the YCDC suppli...
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Inland Fisheries Management and Integrated Agriculture Improve Fish Availability and Dietary Diversity

The value of inland fisheries has led to some important initiatives by the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC). Michael Akester from WorldFish Inland capture fisheries provide an important contribution to Myanmar's GDP together with agriculture. Inland fisheries play a key role in ensuring foo...
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Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects embankment maintenance works in Nyaungdon

3 Feb 2019 - Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar - National Natural Disaster Management Committee Chairman Vice President U Henry Van Thio accompanied by Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw, Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister U Hla Moe Aung, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irri...
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Rosemary shares update on Myanmar Living Water Project

31 Jan 19 - Source: The Inverell Times - I have just returned from visiting the 52 water tanks in the dry zone of central Myanmar, built in 2018, and as always I feel a special sense of pride when I see "Inverell" on some of the plaques in this most remote and forgotten part of our world. I have bee...
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Govt announces ‘project bank’ to get Myanmar building

31 Jan 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government has announced the launch of an online "project bank" which will change the way infrastructure programmes are planned, determined and funded. Speaking at the Invest Myanmar Summit in the capital city, deputy finance minister U Set Aung said the proje...
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အဲ့ဒါေရယုိစိမ့္မႈပဲ၊ သိၾကရဲ႕လား

အာကာသထိ ေျခဆန္႕ႏုိင္ခဲ့ေပမဲ့ သူရဲ႕ ျပည္သူေတြကုိ ေရေကာင္းေကာင္း မေပးေဝႏုိင္တဲ့ ႏုိင္ငံတစ္ႏုိင္ငံ အေၾကာင္း သင္ၾကားဖူးပါသလား။ အဲဒီ ႏုိင္ငံဟာ ကမၻာေပၚမွာ ဒုတိယ လူဦးေရ အမ်ားဆုံးေသာ ႏုိင္ငံတစ္ႏုိင္ငံ၊ ၾကီးက်ယ္ ခမ္းနားတဲ့ သမုိင္းေၾကာင္းေတြ၊ လူေတြ၊ အစားအေသာက္ေတြ နဲ႕ အင္ဂ်င္နီယာေတြ ရွိတဲ့ ႏုိင္ငံတစ္ႏုိင္ငံ။ ...
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