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Rural wells running dry, villagers seek aid

30 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - For the past two months Myanmar's countryside has been sizzling hot, with daytime temperatures averaging 40 degrees Celsius and above. Wells and lakes have dried up, as have streams, which are the traditional source of water for tens of thousands of villagers. The...
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Salt-Intrusion-1

ေျမေအာက္ေရေအာင္းလြာထဲသို႔ေရငန္တိုး၀င္ျခင္းႏွင့္မဟာရန္ကုန္ - အပိုင္း ၂

ေရငန္ (Salt water)၊ လူ၊က်ြဲနြား၊တရိစာၦန္တို႔ မေသာက္သံုးႏွိင္ေသာေရ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ေရွ့ေျပးစမ္းသပ္နည္းမွာ ထိုေရကိုလွ်ာျဖင့္ အနဲငယ္တို႔ၾကည့္ပါက လက္ဖခံႏ်ိင္ေလာက္သည့္ ငံေသာအရသာကို ရေပါမည္။ အဘယ္ေၾကာင့္ ဆိုေသာ္ ပင္လယ္ေရ၊ ဆားငန္ေရတြင္ေပ်ာ္၀င္ေနေသာဓါတ္ဆားပမာဏသည္ လူသတၱ၀ါတို႔၏  ေသြးထဲတြင္ရိွသည့္ ဓါတ္ဆားပမာဏ ထ...
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Saline-Salt-Intrusion

ေျမေအာက္ေရေအာင္းလြာထဲသို႔ေရငန္တိုး၀င္ျခင္းႏွင့္မဟာရန္ကုန္ - အပိုင္း ၁

စကားဦး။ ရန္ကုန္ျမိ့ဳတြ င္လြတ္လပ္ေရး မရမွီေခတ္ကာလကစ၍ ေျမေအာက္ေ ရကိုသံုးစြဲလာခဲ့သည္မွာ ယေန႔ထိျဖစ္ပါ သည္။ ယေန႔ေခတ္ အခ်ိန္ကာလမ်ားတြင္ မဟာရန္ကုန္၊ တိုးခ်ဲ႔ျမိ့ဳသစ္မ်ားသည္ ေျမေအာက္ေရကို ရာ ႏႈွန္းျပည့္နီး ပါး မွီခိုအားထား ေနရပါသည္။ ဆက္လက္၍ လည္းသံုးစြဲ ေနရဦးမည္ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အတြင္း ပင္လယ္ႏွင္ ့...
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Efforts to curb illegal bottling of water

27 March 2019 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government will take action against people and businesses bottling water improperly for sales to the public in Yangon, says U Ye Htut Oo, chair of the Myanmar Drinking Water Entrepreneurs Association. It is difficult to control the prices of bottled across...
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‘Safe drinking water key to country’s growth’

According to WaterAid, a clean-water non-profit NGO, diarrhea caused by dirty water and poor toilets kills almost 800 children a day around the world. 25 Mar 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) urgently need to be prioritised globally as one third of the global hea...
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Tanintharyi villagers keep up fight against tin mine

A poor community cites decades of land dispossession and environmental degradation in their opposition to a Thai-operated tin mine in rural Dawei Township. By WIN ZAR NI AUNG and YE HTUT WIN | FRONTIER ON THE BANKS of a narrow stream in rural Tanintharyi Region, a faded blue sign points the way to M...
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Myanmar should develop domestic production to grow local economy: Czech Republic

Myanmar should develop domestic production to grow local economy: Czech Republic

11 March 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar should enhance domestic production and develop its local markets, says Mr Martin Tlapa, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, during a talk entitled "Economic Transition: The Czech Experience and its Relevance for Myanmar" last week....
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Showcasing Smart Information Solutions in the Ayeyarwady Delta at Greater Mekong Forum 2018

In countries like Myanmar a decent system for data collection and monitoring is often missing. But having access to sufficient and accurate data is essential for making fact-based decisions, predictions and policy-making. However, this scarcity can be turned into an advantage: by skipping less effic...
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Meeting with Myanmar Purified Drinking Water Association about groundwater extraction

U Ye Htut, Chairman of Myanmar Purified Drinking Water Association, speaks about the story of the association, the objectives and the current activities in Myanmar. He provided me of information and profile of the association and tried to elaborate more about its activities in Myanmar. Myanmar Purif...
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Updated version Wastewater Assessment tool - Water Risk Filter 5.0 spread among Myanmar Water Sector

​ On the 26 th of November, WWF Myanmar invited government organization, private companies for the introduction of the new updated version (5.0 Version) of Water Risk Filter, a free online tool for wastewater assessment. Felipe Coelho Costa, the technical leader from WWF Germany, explained the tool,...
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The way that German water experts can help the Myanmar Water Sector

​ Myanmar is a huge market for water and wastewater sector among Southeast Asian region. Additionally, Myanmar is facing the challenge of waste water treatment in industrial sector but also technical training for the future generation. "One of the key challenges that registered industries are facing...
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Nutrient Removal From Municipal Wastewater of Yangon City

Daw Nway Nway Khaing from Yangon Technical University, presented on "Nutrient removal of Municipal waste water of Yangon City" during MyanmarWater 2018.  Daw Nway Nway Khaing talked about the increase in waste water in Yangon this decade, increasing the importance of finding sufficient ways to ...
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2018 World Water Day Global Hits

U Khin Maung Yi, Vice Chairman from WATSAN TD- Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) presented about the "2018 World Water Day Global Hits".  He mentioned the six hits: First Hit - 2/3 of the world's forests is degraded, Second Hit - around 1.9 billion people live in areas where water is already sc...
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Management and Modeling of Water Supply System in Mandalay City

Daw Yu Yu Htay, member of MES-WATSAN TD Myanmar Engineering Society (MES)- Mandalay Chapter, presented about "Management and Modelling of Water Supply in Mandalay City, Myanmar" during the MyanmarWater 2018.    Download PDF File Here

Sustainable Water Supply Management in Yangon City

This presentations was presented by Assistant Engineer, U Zaw Win Aung, from Engineering Department of Water and Sanitation, Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) on MyanmaWater 2018.  He presented " Sustainable Water Supply Management in Yangon City". He included about adequate and app...
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