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Experts speak out on water and climate change

​23 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Participants in a round table dialogue urge Myanmar to speed up preparations for the impacts of climate change on access to clean water. Like many countries, Myanmar is vulnerable to climate change. Ahead of World Water Day 2020, WaterAid Myanmar hosted a round...
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MRDD to provide sufficient drinking water to 51 villages in Mandalay Region

MRDD to provide sufficient drinking water to 51 villages in Mandalay Region

​20 March 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - To prevent the insufficient supply of drinking water in summer, Mandalay Rural Development Department MRDD is planning to provide drinking water, spending K 24 million for 51 villages in 13 townships in Mandalay Region. The ward administrators c...
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Water purification taking root

​17 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - As Yangon heats up over the next few weeks, people are looking for ways to cool down and stay hydrated. As technology also improves, the more health-conscious consumers seek out new types of water purifiers to keep our H2O extra fresh.One such water purifi...
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Minimizing water wastage ensures drinking water security of Yangon

​15 MAR 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - With a growing number of people and changes in lifestyles, the population density has been gradually high in Yangon. When Yangon becomes a densely populated area, it leads to the limited safe drinking water available for the Yangonites to con...
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Clarify Your Water with Drumstick Seeds

By Thinzar Mon - Most of the surface water (rivers, lakes, streams, etc.) normally have turbidity to some extent. In Myanmar, people who live near these sources generally use surface water for domestic and even drinking purposes. Instead of using the turbid water directly, clarifying it with some ki...
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Hpa-an villagers blister after bathing with blackened groundwater

2 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Now -  The 500 residents of Karen state's Yedwingone village now depend on the charity of others for clean drinking water.Until recently, each of the 120 households in this village near the state capital Hpa-an got all the water it needed from its own well. But...
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An episode of Partners for International Business (PIB) - Water Logistics Updates and Tharketa Project Launch

The workshop, which is one of the roadmap activities of Partners for International Businesses (PIB) for Urban Water and Water Logistics, was held at Yangon Parliament building in January 21. The opening speech was given by the Chief Minister of Yangon Regional Government sharing the vision of becomi...
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Thailand firm to build new urban centre with construction ministry

28 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - The construction ministry inked a deal with a Thai firm to build a US$1 billion "smart city" in northeastern Yangon. The JV agreement - signed last Friday - would pave way to more than 30,000 new jobs and US$60 million in direct tax, the two sides said. The minist...
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Yangon starts project to supply water for growing population

13 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon government has begun a project aimed at supplying more water to the region's fast growing population by tapping the Toe River, which is one of the eastern most distributaries in the Ayeyarwady Delta. Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said Toe River...
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Japanese firms offer to improve Yangon’s water infrastructure

20 Dec 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Some 22 Japanese companies are to meet with Myanmar companies to explore possible partnerships in the operation and maintenance of the economic capital's water system. The companies will come to Yangon on a public-private partnership mission this month as part of ...
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Consortium awarded funding to undertake Climate Adaptation Project in Thaketa

A consortium of eight companies and organisations has been awarded financial support from the prestigious Partners for Water innovation fund of the Dutch government to undertake a two-year climate adaptation pilot project in the township of Thaketa (Yangon). ​ The multidisciplinary consortium consis...
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Water Shortage, Water Governance, and the Future of Water Supply in Hakha

​Source Link: https://teacircleoxford.com/2019/10/28/water-shortage-water-governance-and-the-future-of-water-supply-in-hakha/Van Cung Lian presents new perspectives on water issues and the future of water supply in Hakha.Hakha, a hilly region without adequate access to water, faces water shortages i...
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သန့်ရှင်းသောသောက်သုံးရေနှင့် မိလ္လာစနစ် ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်သန့်ရှင်းရေးတို့မှတဆင့် ဘိုကလေးမြို့နယ်ရှိဒေသခံများ၏ လူနေမှုဘဝများတိုးတက်ပြောင်းလဲလာ

အခြေခံပညာဉီးစီးဌာန၊ ကျေးလက်ဒေသ ဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်ရေး ဉီးစီးဌာန နှင့် လီယန်အိဒ် (Lien AID) တို့မှ ပြည်သူလူထုစီမံခန့်ခွဲသော ရေရရှိရေးအစီအစဉ်မှတစ်ဆင့် အကောင်အထည်ဖော်ခဲ့သော ရေနှင့် ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်သန့်ရှင်းရေးဝန်ဆောင်မှုများအားကျေးရွာ ၅ ရွာမှ ဒေသခံ ရပ်မိရပ်ဖများနှင့် ကျောင်း ၂ ကျောင်းမှ ကျောင်းအုပ်များထံ လွှဲပ...
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Improving community well-being in Bogale Township with clean water and sanitation

Department of Basic Education, Department of Rural Development, and Lien AID handover water and sanitation services established through the Community Water Management programme to villager leaders and school administration from 5 villages and 2 schools 3,833 people have convenient and affordable acc...
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PIB UWLY Consortium hosts Scoping Workshop to develop water interventions for Thaketa township

Source: The Water AgencyDate: June 21st, 2019From June 10-14, 2019, a workshop 'Scoping the interventions for Thaketa township' was organized in Yangon as part of the Urban Water track of the Partners in Business: Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon (PIB UWLY) program. Previously a successful...
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