​11 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - MYEIK- Rehabilitation activities have been carried out as the Taninthayi River's water level decreased below the danger level and schools have reopened.  The Tanintharyi Region and its surrounding villages suffered four times from Tanintharyi River floods duri...
​11 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Shwebo District in Sagaing Region has been hit by a untimely drought causing difficulty with monsoon paddy growing while outright leading some plantations to wither and die, according to local sources. In the district, the areas without access to a dam that have to...
​10 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - A feasibility study will be made for construction of ships and transportation in Chindwin River with the help from Netherland Government, according to Ministry of Transportation and Communication.Under the Netherland Government's Develop 2 Build Project, a grant ad...
​8 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - According to the report issued by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in the first week of September, the extraction of sand from rivers for construction industries has adverse impacts. More importantly for the Ayeyarwady River, the construction sector is a driver for the...
​7 Sep 2018 - Myanmar Times - With international funding, two big projects could dramatically affect how Yangon evolves in the future, potentially doubling its 5 million population to become another one of the world's megacities. The debate over the Dala Bridge and New Yangon – chronicled by Th...
​7 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Taungoo – Water levels of Sittaung River in Taungoo and Bago River is swollen again for third time above its danger level on September 6, sources said. Staff Officer Myo Myint Aung from Department of Meteorology and Hydrology of Taungoo district said, "The water lev...
​Myanmar Water Journal - September 2018 Welcome to the September edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. Spotlights for NewsFlooding News in Myanmar, Chindwin River Scenario, Wastewater Stor...
6 Sep 18 - ​Hswar Dam, which inner wall of a spillway collapsed, will be restored water for summer paddy, said Dr Aung Thu, Union Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation during a press conference held at Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on September 5. "The ministry will repair the dam ...
On 4 September 2018, the Netherlands Water Partnership organized a meeting with the Dutch Water Sector in The Hague (the Netherlands) on the recent development of the sector in Myanmar in the framework of the program Partners for Water. The meeting attracted the participation of more than 30 or...
On the 20thof September, 2018, a seminar on the Bago Sub-basin Management Plan will be hosted in Bago. The aim of the open seminar is to present the Bago Sub-basin Management Plan by dissemination of a folder and a report. The Plan, which consists of an overview of the ecological status in the Sub-b...
If I were a storyteller to the future generation about Chindwin River Basin, I would have started to explain about the Chindwin River, wouldn't I? I got the story after interviewing with Than Htway Lwin from Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI). She gave me documents and reports related to biodiv...
​3 Sep 18 - Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Department has placed a temporary ban on about 40 undisciplined bottled water operations and closed nine unlicensed ones, said the FDA (Yangon)'s Deputy Director Dr Min Wan. "The number of suspended bottled water businesses this year has exceeded 4...
​ The Biggest International Exhibition on Water & Wastewater Ever Held In Myanmar ​MYANMARWATER 2018 is part of the ASEAN Water series of exhibitions organised by UBM Asia, and returns from 11 – 13 October 2018 at the newly constructed Yangon Convention Centre. It is a unique annual event held w...
Water problems could be categorized as too much water, too little water or too dirty in our perpetual daily routes. This time, my motive to continue the water journey in Yangon urges me to write about so-called "too dirty" theme in Yangon. I interviewed with U Sein Thaung Oo, vice-president of Myanm...
3 Sep 18 - Myanmar State Counsellor Office (Official Facebook Page) -  State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has urged the university's authorities to promote the law and water studies at the university in the conclusion of the meeting on renovation, upgrading Yangon University.&...

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