22 June 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar
The erosion prevention work and construction of dyke revetments in the five curves along Nga Moe Yeik creek are completing in the end-August, under the supervision of the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (region 1).
"There are 25 curves along the creek which experience bank erosion every year. Now, it is the third year that the Directorate has been carrying out renovation projects along the Nga Moe Yeik creek, with five curves per year. Further restoration works will continue in the coming years," Directorate Director U Kyaw Win Hlaing said.
The Directorate has allocated K4.76 billion for the project within its allowed budget. The erosion prevention works are underway in the five curves near Myakhwarnyo Housing in Thakayta Township, Parami Street in South OkkalaaTownship, Ward 5 and Aunglayaung monastery of North Okkalapa Township and Shwekyaryan Housing in Ward 33 of North Dagon Township.
The Directorate has implemented the project since March-end 2020 and set to finish it in end -April.
The erosion prevention work for the first five curves along the creek started in 2016. This year, the Directorate will restore 15 curves. The prevention works of the remaining ten curves will be conducted depending on the budget in the coming years. —Myint Maung Soe (Translated by Ei Myat Mon)