Pan Hlaing River Integrated Development


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Over the past decades, the Pan Hlaing River has faced decreasing inflow and increasing sedimentation as result of tidal influences. Tides from the Yangon River (downstream) push saline water from the ocean into the river system. The rivers are rich with suspended sediment load. The aim of the Pan Hlaing sluice project is to create a controlled area with fresh water, enabling more and better agricultural opportunities for the area around the Pan Hlaing River close to Yangon 

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