NGO raises alarm over wastewater disposal in Mandalay River

NGO raises alarm over wastewater disposal in Mandalay River

04 November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times An environment group expressed alarm over the unabated wastewater disposal of manufacturing facilities in Dokhtawaddy River in Mandalay Region, warning of social and environmental consequences if left unchecked. U Maung Maung Oo, from the non-government group...
World Toilet Day and Urban Sanitation: Live Streaming Panel Discussion on Global Toilet Day

World Toilet Day and Urban Sanitation: Live Streaming Panel Discussion on Global Toilet Day

19th of November is World Toilet Day and the time has come to celebrate the advocacy day to realize more about the importance of sanitation. WASH Thematic Group has arranged an awareness sharing campaign via online live streaming with three panelists who are currently working in respective departmen...
New tech offers solution to regional wastewater crisis

New tech offers solution to regional wastewater crisis

19th November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Today, November 19, is World Toilet Day, which might not sound like the most exciting of international commemorations, but the annual event does highlight one of the more immediate and pressing concerns faced by the region, and the planet. The reality is th...
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Wastewater Management and Its consequences; Interview with Si Thu Htun - A Wastewater Expert

In accordance with Myanmar National Waste Management Strategy and Master Plan, current status of wastewater management is facing with challenges in inadequate wastewater and sanitation services. As reported by the research on solid waste management of large resettlements in Yangon, Mandalay, and Nay...
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The company says that waste from pig farm does not get into the pond

22 Oct 2020 - Source: BNI - A company official explained and responded to the concerns of villagers on the contaminants from the French pig farm near Daw Klo Village in Deemawso Township that it had entered the paddy fields near the creek instead of the lake used by the locals. Dr. Pyae Phyo Ma...
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Yangon calls for EOI submissions for New Yangon industrial park

16 Oct 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) under the Yangon Region Government has invited expressions of interest (EOI) for the development of an industrial park in New Yangon City, according to the Swiss Challenge Tender Committee on October 15. This fol...
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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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