WaterMM library: A Year on the Irrawaddy (E. M. P-B.)

A Year on the Irrawaddy was written by the wife of an oil-boat captain plying the trade on the Irrawaddy River in Burma. It is the unassuming tale of the hard lives of sailors and shoremen alike. The turn of the century, when this wife took the unusual step to follow her husband on board for most of...
Read more

Water (Shower) Songs list

​Have you sung songs while you are showering? How does it usually feel? Feels like all the problems, difficulties and frustration go away while singing out loud. You know that feel, right? We would like to present you our favorite water songs. And we like to know yours! Please check out th...
Read more

Prioritised sectors, new investment opportunities in Yangon laid out

SEA – Final Report For Stakeholder ReviewThe SEA Final Report recommends a balance between hydropower development and natural resource protection in each major river basin in Myanmar, contributing to the healthy functioning of these rivers for the next century and beyond. It also recommends imp...
Read more

WASH Activities for Rural Development

Mr. Christopher Bonzi (Hydropower Expert) from WWF presented why environment flows are important and lessons learning from other countries at Symposium - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmar on 15th of August at Inlya lake hotel organised by WWF Myanmar.   Download PDF File ...
Read more

WaterMM library: A Year on the Irrawaddy (E. M. P-B.)

 This procedure is enacted by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) on 2015 Dec 29th. In Burmese Language.   Download PDF File Here

​Construction of Dala Bridge still waylaid by disagreements

Hightlightsa. Due to heavy torrential rains as a result of Southwest Monsoon since 4 July 2018, nine provinces were affected thus far with widespread flooding and landslides reported. Four provinces in Myanmar are most affected, namely Kayin, Mon, Tanintharyi and Bago. See figure below on probable f...
Read more

Public health hinges on safe medical waste disposal

Lessons Learnt from Taung Thaman Lake Water Pollution by U Maung Maung Oo, Natural Green at World Water Day 2018, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar.The presentation highlighted the causes of water pollution in Taung Thaman Lake, the current situation of Taung Thaman lake water quality and the collapse of ecosystem...
Read more

Floods leave a path of destruction across Burma

This presentation was presented by  Tom Kompier, Strategic Advisor, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, in Urban Delta Seminar. It shows Monitoring strategy and shared knowledge base.   Download PDF File Here

Existing Yangon City Development Committee Wastewater Treatment Plant And Future Plan

​Myanmar is home to an extraordinary diversity of wetlands, which include mountainous wetlands; large freshwater marshes and lakes; and coastal mangroves, mudflats and coral reefs. These ecosystems support fisheries, provide clean water, store carbon and protect local people from the impacts of floo...
Read more

ေျမေအာက္ေရႏွင့္ က်န္းမာေရး၊ (Groundwater & Health) အပိုင္း ၂

​Under the guidance of Yangon Region Government, Strategic Urban Development Plan is carried out by YCDC (Yangon City Development Committee) in cooperation with JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency), KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency), and AFD (Agency for French Development). DFI...
Read more

Union Minister for SWRR inspects river erosion in Minbu Township

This presentation by the embassy of the kingdom of the Netherlands indicate new directions about Myanmar to 2030 from the point of view of political landscape, economic landscape and environmental landscape. The detail facts that provided by Ministry of Planning and Finance about joint country portf...
Read more

Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector.

Myanmar Water Journal