Enhancing Water Security in the Urbanizing Ayeyarwady Delta Region

Source: mmtimes Date: 21 December 2017 ​ A rare Ayeyarwady dolphin was found dead in Ayeyarwady River near Kyaut Pone village, Katha township, Sagaing Region, on Sunday, said U Kyaw, a local resident who found the carcass of the mammal. "I found it in the river. I saw its stomach had been ripped ope...
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Photo session: 3rd APWS high level delegates

Yangon Declaration: The Pathway Forward

The 3 rd Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS) was convened in Yangon on 11-12 December 2017, with the aim of promoting cooperation and partnership, as well as sharing knowledge and experiences to enhance water security in the region towards concrete actions and solutions for sustainable development. ​ A...
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Compilation of Presentations and Videos of World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw

On 9 December 2017, 57 trash heroes were gathering at Yangon Sailing Club. From 3:00 to 5:00 pm, they cleaned the trashes around the Inya Lake. During this event, they were divided into 2 groups: earth team and aqua team in which they are mainly focused on around Inya Lake and University of Yangon. ...
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World Bank-Myanmar to work on national water law

​Source: mmtimes Date: 12 December, 2017 Public consultations on the Myanmar National Water Law will be held soon, said State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in the opening remarks at the Third Asia Pacific Water Summit in Yangon on Monday. "It is clear that water is the main driver of sustainable d...
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YWP Myanmar: Field Trip to Twante Canal

29 November 2017. Dawn came slowly, followed by the brilliant blue sky of the morning. A group of twelve young Myanmar people gathered at the NanThidar Water Taxi Terminal in Yangon. All wearing the same shirt with "Young Water Professional ( YWP ) 3 rd batch", they were filled with excitement to go...
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Yangon Declaration: The Pathway Forward

Last week (30 October – 3 November) a team of (young) Myanmar water professionals visited - together with some Yangon-based Dutch water professionals – the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW). The Prime Minister of The Netherlands Mark Rutte emphasized in his opening speech the importance of t...
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Myanmar Water Journal - Edition 05-2018

 Source: mmtimes, 8th November 2017. Myanmar's first freshwater fish farming research centre is currently under construction and it will be transferred to the government in December, said U Hla Win, regional officer of Department of Fisheries of Mandalay Region. The construction is currently be...
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Environmentalists wage war against plastic trash

On 2017, October 26, 27 and 28, MyanmarWater 2017 carries jointly the industry experts, professionals in water and wastewater industry and the people who matter in the international water industry each year all in under one roof which make it easy for you to meet. The event is a focus for the whole ...
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Vice President U Henry Van Thio delivers a speech at the fourth meeting of the National-level Water Resource Committee in Nay Pyi Taw on 6 November 2017

National-level Water Resource Committee holds 4th meeting

  Water resource projects which would benefit Myanmar should be given priority while working together with international organizations for water management of the country, said Vice President U Henry Van Thio. He made the remarks at the fourth meeting of the National-level Water Resource Commit...
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Myanmar Water Journal - August 2018

Interviews& Reflections MEET WITH STUDENT Ye Mann Aung, Student, Trade Training Institute What kind of water sector does Myanmar need to improve? " Water resources are crucial in Myanmar. There is a bond between water resources and natural environment. We need to conserve the environment to sust...
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The Voice of the Next Generation of Mekong Water Leaders

As always being enthusiastic to raise the role of young professionals in water sector, The Water Agency has held a session named "The Voice of the Next Generation of Mekong Water Leaders" in 2017 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy held at Inya Lake Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar on 25-27 October...
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Governance and Institution for Water Supply

Source: mmtimes, 18th October 2017 The final draft for the Ayeyawaddy Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) project, one of the major projects under a research and development program by the National Water Resources Committee led by vice-president U Henry Van Thio, has been received. A Master Pl...
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WWF-Myanmar study aims for sustainable use of Ayeyarwady

Source: mmtimes, 24th October 2017 WWF-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-ayey...
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