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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 wastewa...
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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 curre...
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News Snapshot: Water Supply in Myanmar

Water Supply Theme - March ReportThis 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 Myanm...
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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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Feasibility study underway for a transportation in Chindwin River

​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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Ayeyarwady Futures Partnership (AFP) Ensuring the sustainability of development in the Ayeyarwady River Basin in Myanmar

​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, d...
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Yangon works with China to lay down development plan for new city project

​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...
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Water quality research in Chindwin River extended one more year

Water quality research in Chindwin River extended one more year

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 ...
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Foreign investors may be less interested in new projects

Foreign investors may be less interested in new projects

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 e...
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Hong Kong Firm Close to Finalizing New Yangon City Proposal

​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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Members of Parliament raise concerns over consequences of Yangon expansion

Members of Parliament raise concerns over consequences of Yangon expansion

On this year's edition of MyanmarWater2018 the Myanmar Water Portal team walked around with a camera, putting exhibitors in the spotlight. We asked organisations to pitch their activities or operations in ​1 minute, explaining about:Company ProfilePortfolio / ShowcaseOngoing project in MyanmarWe hav...
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Myanmar ups efforts to save marine, wildlife

Myanmar ups efforts to save marine, wildlife

​Source -The Third Poles - Local communities in the remote region rely on the river and its biodiversity for their food, fuel and livelihoods, resources that are increasingly under threat.The Chindwin Basin is rich in biodiversity, with almost 47% still under forest cover. Originating in the lu...
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Membrane Technology should be broadly used in treatment of wastewater

​In 2004, Myanmar Water Engineering & Product (MWEP) company limited participated as consultancy company when wastewater treatment plant in Botahtaung township was built."At that time, the design of wastewater treatment was for 14,750 cubic meters per day. Matching the current situation, it...
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Sagaing works to conserve Tha Phan Seik Dam water

​17 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - MANDALAY- The white foams from wastewater directly being dumped into the Ayeyawady River, around Mayangyan jetty, Mandalay, isn't harmful to the public, according to the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC). The MCDC also reported that the level of Bioch...
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Myanmar's National Transport Master Plan - A New Direction

​Water problems could be categorized as too much water, too little water or too dirty in our perpetual daily routes. This time, my motive to continue the water journey in Yangon urges me to write about so-called "too dirty" theme in Yangon. I interviewed with U Sein Thaung Oo, vice-president of Myan...
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