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Interview with a postdoctoral scholar at Kyoto University – research findings and experience on organic waste management in Mandalay

"We are trying to control the quantity of faecal sludge by monitoring the collecting trucks on (1) where they are heading, (2) how much amount of sludge is on them and (3) the starting time and the route of the trucks by installing weight sensors and GPS tracking based on IoT technology," by Author ...

Nitrogen and Phosphorous Flow Analysis with Focus on Anthropogenic Organic Wastes: A Case Study in Mandalay, Myanmar

In developing countries, many tons of valuable nutrients (mainly Nitrogen (N) and Phosphorous (P)) are lost as waste derived from daily life and agriculture. Nutrient load qualification is an early step for recognizing environmental pollution and a basic requirement for planning environmental s...
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စွန့်ပစ်ရေထဲတွင် မိုက်ခရိုပလတ်စတစ် ပါဝင်နေမှုအတွက် အဖြေရှာဖွေခြင်း

ကမ္ဘာကြီးတွင်ပလတ်စတစ် အသုံးပြုမှုတိုးတက်လာသည်နှင့်အညီ ပလတ်စတစ်ထုတ်လုပ်မှုအားလည်း မြင့်တက်လာပါသည်။ အသုံးပြုပြီးစွန့်ပစ်လိုက်သော ပလက်စတစ်အမှိုက်များသည် နည်းလမ်းအမျိုးမျိုးဖြင့် မြစ်၊ချောင်း၊ အင်းအိုင်များမှတစ်ဆင့် သမုဒ္ဒရာအတွင်းသို့ရောက်ရှိသွားကြပါသည်။ ကမ္ဘာအနှံ့ရှိ ရေနှင့် ရေအောက်ကြမ်းပြင်ရှိ အနည်အနှ...
ရေရှည်တည်တံ့ ခိုင်မြဲသည့် မြို့ပြရေဆိုးသန့်စင်မှုအတွက် အရေးပါသော အချက် (၄) ချက်

ရေရှည်တည်တံ့ ခိုင်မြဲသည့် မြို့ပြရေဆိုးသန့်စင်မှုအတွက် အရေးပါသော အချက် (၄) ချက်

Success for the world's urbanization hotspots depends on matching sanitation services to city realities. ကမ္ဘာ့မြို့ပြဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်မှု နေရာများအတွက် အောင်မြင်မှုသည် မြို့၏မှန်ကန်သော တိုးတက်မှုများ၊ သန့်ရှင်းရေး ၀န်ဆောင်မှုများနှင့် ကိုက်ညီမှုပေါ်တွင် မူတည်သည်။ အချို့သော မြို့ပြအခြေခံ အဆောက်အအုံဆိ...
Mandalay city moves to cancel wastewater treatment contract

Mandalay city moves to cancel wastewater treatment contract

12 June 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Mandalay city is taking steps to cancel a much-delayed wastewater treatment project because it says the Thai company that won the tender is unable to complete the project. U Ye Lwin, mayor of Mandalay city, said the central industrial wastewater treatment project...
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Wastewater treatment plant at Monywa Industrial Zone to be completed by Dec

​30 Oct 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Machines are being installed at the wastewater treatment plant in the Monywa industrial zone, and construction of the facility is expected to be completed in December, said U Wai Tint, the chairman of the Monywa Industrial Zone Committee. The wastew...
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Japanese company to conduct feasibility study on new waste disposal method in Monywa

11 June 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Japan's Fujita Company will study the feasibility of implementing a new waste disposal system in Monywa in July, said U Thit Htoo Myint, the Director of Sagaing Region's Municipal Committee. "Monywa produces about 150 tons of garbage a day. The curr...

News Snapshot: Water Supply in Myanmar

Water Supply Theme - March Report This report aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in water supply in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news. This report includes - Background of Water Supply in Myan...
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RecyGlo cleans up in recycling

11 March 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Coloured waste bins line the walls of RecyGlo's office in Yangon. Blue is for paper, red for plastic, green for aluminium and black for general waste. The waste is being separated for recycling. "If the plastic, glass and cans that we discard daily are not syste...
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A mountain of rubbish to climb in Yangon’s alleys

​10 Dec 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - The clearing of rubbish from alleys in Yangon resumed again last week in the townships of Kyeemyindaing and Tamwe following a temporary suspension of the work due to the monsoon season, says the Yangon City Development Committee's Department of Pollution Con...
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Updated version Wastewater Assessment tool - Water Risk Filter 5.0 spread among Myanmar Water Sector

On the 26th 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, de...
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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 i...

Improvement of Waste Water in Mandalay City

Daw Khin May Htay gave a presentation on the 'Improvement of Waste Water in Mandalay City'. In her role as Project Director of the Mandalay Urban Service Improvement Project Khin May Htay spoke about waste water treatment specifically in the context of Mandalay. Aim in the project was to prevent the...

Existing Yangon City Development Committee Wastewater Treatment Plant And Future Plan

This presentation is presented by Daw Khin Aye Myint, Executive Engineer, Engineering Department of Water & Sanitaiton, YCDC on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge Grand Final.  She explained the current situation of wastewater treatment system and plant and additionally, shared her ...
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German firms eye Myanmar’s water sector

​14 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - German companies will be travelling to Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay to explore Myanmar's market focusing on water and wastewater infrastructure and a conference on the topic is hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) a...

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