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Recap of Facebook Campaign - "Water Wave" Campaign

Last month we launched our very first Facebook campaign on the  Facebook – it was the very first time we did this, aiming to increase engagement with our online community. Under the name of 'Creating a Water Wave', we asked our followers to share their favourite article of the Myanmar Water Por...
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One of the Myanmar Maritime Experts at PIANC 7th Biennial Technical Visit

The Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses (PIANC) is an international professional organization to provide expert guidance and technical advice on technical, economic and environmental issues relating to waterborne transport infrastructures such as canals, rivers as well as po...
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Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon Program (UWLY) Water Roadmap 2018-2021 Workshop

Introduction   A series of activities to support Yangon Region Government (YRG) in tackling urban water and logistics challenges of Yangon have been done within nine months after the launch of Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon program (UWLY). On 23 rd of July, the UWLY consortium has c...
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Myanmar’s lifeblood in peril

30 July 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ayeyarwady River, dubbed the lifeblood of Myanmar and home to a threatened species of dolphin, is being suffocated by tonnes of plastic being dumped into it every day. It has been ranked the ninth most polluted river in the world, behind the Philippines' Pasi...
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Magwe flood victims get relief aid

29 July 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Dr Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, provided flood victims in Magwe Region with relief assistance yesterday. The Ayeyawdy water inundated some areas of Magwe Region, forcing the locals to take temporary shelt...
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Water outflow from spillway at Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Dam, no cause for alarm yet

29 July 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Dam in Pwintbyu Township, Magway Region, overflowed 2.1 feet above its 340 feet mark yesterday morning and officials put up green flags to notify local residents of the emergency level 1 situation, according to the local irrigation an...
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Ayeyawady basin receives new multi-purpose vessel

29 July 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Myanma Shipyards-AMECC Joint Venture Co., Ltd delivered the Ayeyawady basin new multi-purpose vessel BH-101 to the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR) under the Ministry of Transportation and Communication during a...
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Dawei SEZ stands better chance with Japanese participation, officials say

25 July 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The governments of Myanmar, Japan and Thailand will be meeting over the troubled Dawei special economic zone (SEZ) project that has stalled since 2013 for lack of funding. Located 20 kilometres north of Dawei, capital of Tanintharyi Region in Myanmar's southeast ...
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Myanmar to pick deep-sea port location next year

24 July 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Exclusive: The location for Myanmar's first deep-sea port will be decided next year, according to a senior government official. "Construction of a Yangon deep-sea port is one of the projects included as second priority in the National Transport Master Plan. Work ...
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Environmental Planning and Implementation - Interview with a Myanmar Delegate

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water facility in the world and is based in Delft, the Netherlands. The institute offers MSc and PhD Programmes as well as a wide range of short courses. These intensive and highly specialized short courses are effective f...
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Flood forces families in Sagaing Township to evacuate

23 July 19 - Source: Eleven Media - More than 8,000 people from over 2,000 family households from 13 villages and wards in Sagaing Township, Sagaing Region, are evacuated as flood water from Ayeyawady River flowed into the areas, according to Sagaing Township Management Committee. The flood victims ...
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Hundreds of homes flooded in Amarapura township

23 July 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Hundreds of houses in the Shwe Kyat Yat village tract in Amarapura township , Mandalay Region, have been flooded due to rising water from the Ayeyarwady River, says a village elder in the area. "The Ayeyarwady River has been rising since last week and flooded vil...
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Water for Society - Including All

"Water for society – including all", a 2019 World Water Week theme, reminds me how water plays a fundamental role within society. by Author - Written by Pan Ei Ei Phyo Access to clean water and sanitation is a basic human right, it is essential to ensure that people have safe, secure affordable wate...
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'Storytelling in the Myanmar Water Sector' - Communication Training hosted at MMU

On July 17, 2019, 19 Undergraduate students from the River & Coastal Studies of Myanmar Maritime University joined The Water Agency' Communication Training. Hosted by our Myanmar Water Portal Manager Kyaw Nyunt Linn, the training provided tips and tricks for using new communication tools - dedic...
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Ayeyawady River stops 25 cm above danger mark, water likely to recede today

22 July 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The level of water in the Ayeyawady River, which crossed the danger mark on 21 July in Mandalay, is expected to recede over the next few days, according to the upper Myanmar weather bureau. "The river stopped rising on Sunday. We forecast the water ...
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