Innovative rainfall measurement devices in tropical regions

Author Honingh, D.   Contributors Rutten, M. (mentor) Ten Veldhuis, M. (mentor) Abstracts In this thesis, the rain conditions of Yangon and Bago are studied. During the rainy season large rain quantities fall in a short period, which quite regularly causes major floods in Myanmar. The floods ha...
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Flood Proof Myanmar

 Author Blom, J. Caminada, I. Colina Alonso, A. Nientker, G. Rijper, H. Stoop, N. Contributors Stive, M.J.F. (mentor) Rutten, M.M. (mentor) Pel, A.J. (mentor) Abstracts The objective of this research is to make a general framework, that when run through one can find a suitable measure to make a...
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Release of water via spillways does not mean dams have been damaged

Author Kwant, M.D.   Contributors De Vries, S. (mentor) Rutten, M.M. (mentor) Delft University of Technology Abstracts he objective of this thesis was analyzing and evaluating different sources of wave data. Wave data from two hindcasts, satellite altimetry and wave buoys were compared with eac...
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River sand extraction has adverse impacts on the rivers: WWF

Author   de Ridder, M.P. Contributors Wang, Z.B. (mentor) Rutten, M.M. (mentor) Delft University of Technology Abstracts A 2Dnumericalmodel is set-up for the tidal bore in the Sittaung River. This model is used to analyse the effect of the bottom friction, bathymetry, tidal range and river disc...
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Masonry training so communities can build sanitary latrines in Myanmar

Author Bakker, Tije (TU Delft Civil Engineering and Geosciences; TU Delft Hydraulic Engineering)  Contributors Rutten, Martine (mentor) Sloff, Kees (mentor) Delft University of Technology Abstracts Delft University of Technology The Ayeyarwady River (also called Irrawaddy River) is the most imp...
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FDA suspends around 40 bottled water operations in Yangon

Author Hatun, Zeynep (TU Delft Technology, Policy and Management)   Contributors van Beers, Cees (graduation committee) van Hulst, Bart (mentor) Kroesen, Otto (mentor) Delft University of Technology Abstract Healthcare services in the developing countries are suffering from lack of equipment, e...
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Prototype low cost acoustic automatic online water level sensor made from off the shelf components

Author van Iersel, Tara (TU Delft Civil Engineering and Geosciences; TU Delft Water Management; TU Delft Water Resources)   Contributors Hoes, Olivier (mentor) Hut, Rolf (mentor) van de Giesen, Nick (graduation committee) Timmermans, Jos (graduation committee) Delft University of Technology Abs...
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Stockholm Environmental Institute’s partnership with key Myanmar water agency to boost environmental research

Author van den Berg, Jelle Jacobus (TU Delft Civil Engineering and Geosciences; TU Delft Water Management) Contributors Rutten, Martine (mentor) de Vries, Sierd (mentor) Delft University of Technology Abstract Coastal erosion in Myanmar causes the coastline to retreat, which increases the flood risk...
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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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Heavy rains wash out portions of highway in Rakhine State

Author: de Iongh, Zilver (TU Delft Civil Engineering and Geosciences; TU Delft Water Management) Delft University of Technology Date: 2017-10-22 Abstract The beach at Ngapali, Myanmar is eroding, resulting in a shoreline which moves landward. The coastline gets closer to the vegetation each year and...
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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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