Integrated Sustainable Port Design Framework Development Port Master plan

This report, the title of Integrated Sustainable Port Design Framework Development Port Master plan, is the public version of Master of Science Thesis in Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Managements at the Delft University of Technology and National University of Singapore, done by Zhen Zhen Zheng.     Download PDF File Here

Progress demonstrated by VP Delta start-ups and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Myanmar.

Since 2015 an innovative group of Dutch & Myanmar partners are working on demonstrating innovative ways of monitoring and data collection in the Myanmar water sector. During the launch of the program Dr. Zaw Lwin Tun, Director of the Irrigation Department said that "the researchers united in the Partners for Water Project have provided concrete...
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The Interview with Prof. Khin Ni-Ni Thein.

​ The future of a healthy and prosperous water sector in Myanmar is high priority for many, but Prof. Khin Ni-Ni Thein is one who holds this future close to her heart. In a recent interview with Karen Delfau from the AWP backed Kini Initiative you have a chance to hear first hand why Prof. Khin Ni-Ni Thein passion for water is so strong and wh...
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Urban Delta Seminar Presentations - 14 February 2018, Yangon.

The Seminar on Resilient Urban Delta Development was jointly Organized by National Water Resources Committee, Yangon Regional Government and Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands . The seminar aims to enable the exchange of information and the creation of synergies and cooperation among various activities and initiatives from national and inter...
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Sinking Yangon

Title Sinking Yangon: Detection of subsidence caused by groundwater extraction using SAR interferometry and PSI time-series analysis for Sentinel-1 data Author Van der Horst, T. Contributor Rutten, M. (mentor) Date 2017-02-17 Abstract Inhabitants and ecosystems in delta areas are becoming increasingly vulnerable to the effects of subsidence, trigge...
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Sustainable Dala

Title Sustainable Dala: Showcase of a sustainable water infrastructure Author Bandinu, Giacomo (TU Delft Civil Engineering and Geosciences; TU Delft Water Management) Barendsen, Lot (TU Delft Civil Engineering and Geosciences; TU Delft Water Management) Delfos, Jeroen (TU Delft Civil Engineering and Geosciences; TU Delft Water Management) Janse, Ar...
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Governance and Institution for Water Supply

Dr. Satoshi TAKIZAWA from The University of Tokyo presented in 3rd Asia Pacific Water Summit in 2017. It was shown that one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all is articulated. Furthermore, the explanation about urban water crisis and water governance cycle, why water governance is needed...
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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 on a field trip to Twante Canal, under the guidan...
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Myanmar Netherlands Co-creation at Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW)

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 the water partnerships, and even referred to water-...
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Water level monitoring in the Sittaung river basin

Author  De Vilder, L.H. Contributors Rutten, M.M. (mentor) Download Link : https://repository.tudelft.nl/islandora/object/uuid:eab22a8e-bc93-4c68-a4df-02c3aa586dea/datastream/OBJ/download

Scoping study of `Coastal Squeeze' phenomenon, Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar

Author Kroon, M.E.N. Rip, J. Contributors Stive, M.J.F. (mentor) Rutten, M.M. (mentor) Abstract Coastal squeeze is defined as the reduction in the space of coastal habitats to operate [1] and it is an important cause for (amongst others) coastline retreat, an increase in flood risk and salinity intrusion. Land use changes, such as deforestation and...
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Delft3D model of the Ayeyarwady delta Myanmar

Author Attema, Y.H. Hendriks, H.C.M. Contributor Van Prooijen, B.C. (mentor) Abstract In 2013 and 2014, a hydrodynamic model for the Ayeyarwady delta was developed. This delta is located in the Southwestern part of Myanmar. Because it is prone to flooding and is also affected by salt intrusion during periods of low river discharge, it was chosen to...
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Delft3D-FLOW Model of the Yangon Port Area

Author De Koning, R.J. Janssen, M.P.J. Abstract Large sedimentation is observed in the Yangon port area in Myanmar and this sediment is blocking the entrance channel into the port. The entrance channel is dredged intensively to keep it navigable but insight into the sedimentation processes is limited. The sedimented area rises above the water level...
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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 have a devastating impact on urban society, so it is...
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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 particular area in Myanmar flood proof. Myanmar s...
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