​Water Supply and Sewage System of Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)

This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. General Information One of the activities of YCDC is to develop the adequate water supply for Yangon urban region. They can provide water supply for domestic use but the water quality isn't up to dri...
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Preparatory survey for greater Yangon water supply improvement project (phase II) : final report

Publisher :  Japan International Cooperation Agency,  TEC International Co., Ltd,   Nippon Koei Co., Ltd.,   NJS Consultants Co., Ltd.   The project aims at improving water supply services to meet the increasing water demand by using raw water from the Kokkowa Rive...
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How Mandalay plugs water leaks with data

​24 July 18 - H alf of the municipal water supply in Mandalay – Myanmar's second city – leaks out. In 2014, more than 30% of Mandalay state's population were part of urban households . With this number only set to rise, water management needs to be improved to cater to the surging demand. The c...
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Mandalay IWUMD to ensure irrigated water for over 80,000 acres of monsoon paddy fields

​22 July 18 - The Mandalay Irrigation Water Utilisation Management Department (IWUMD) will implement an irrigation water project to cover 82,423 acres of monsoon paddy fields in Mandalay and PyinOoLwin districts through the dam and diversion weir of Mandalay Region during the 2018-2019 fiscal y...
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MyanmarWater Officially Launched its First CSR Program in Myanmar

20 July 18 -  Bringing its commitment to help improving the water supply and sanitation in Myanmar , a drinking water facility was officially set in motion as part of MyanmarWater's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. MyanmarWater, in great collaboration with Yangon City Development ...
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The New Yangon City Project: An Urban Planner’s View

​16 July 18 -  In 1988, Yangon measured about 80 sq. miles (around 207 sq. km). The city has grown in the three decades since then and now covers more than 300 sq. miles (777 sq. km). The author of this article has been in the urban planning field for around 50 years and has never come across a...
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Exclusive: Yangon turns to Power Rangers as blackouts strike

​9 July 18 -  Monsoon doesn't seem to bother the residents of Yangon much. Boys selling snacks by traffic lights open up their umbrellas and continue peddling goods from car to car. A taxi driver chucks a food wrapper into the gutter on the roadside. Litter is causing a flooding problem in the ...
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Training Course of Ecosystem Services Training

Meikhtila Lake Integrated Development Plan: Executive Summary

The Meikhtila Lake Integrated Development Plan (MLIDP) is one of the 'learning-by-doing' projects following from this IWRM Strategic Study. This MLIDP aims to provide an extensive overview of the stakeholders and existing policies relevant for Meikhtila Lake area. Additionally, a broad analysis...
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A method to estimate reservoir sedimentation: a case study of the ‘Nga Moe Yeik’ reservoir, Myanmar

Hidde Kats - S1358928  Bachelor Thesis  Civil Engineering University of Twente  24 June 2016  Supervised by  ​ Juliette Cortes Arevalo, University of Twente  Martine Rutten, Delft University of Technology  Alwin Commandeur, Delft University of T...
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A couple of minutes in Nga Moe Yeik

​ You may think that I have met with Nga Moe Yeik, the king of crocodiles and companion of Prince 'Min Nandar' from the mythical story of Shin Mway Loon and Min Nandar. Rather, I went on a field trip to the Nga Moe Yeik Dam last Thursday, June 28 as a participant of an ecosystem services training pr...
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Yangon government takes steps to better serve the public

​21 June 18 -  The Yangon regional government has taken measures to strengthen cooperation among its departments to improve efficiency in serving the public, a senior regional minister said. Daw Nilar Kyaw, region minister for Electricity, Industry and Transport, said her ministry is working cl...
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Underground water to be used as reserve from 2025

​12 June 18 -  The Yangon population will have to reduce its use of underground water from 2025, as thereafter, such water will be used only as a reserve for emergencies, according to the advisory team of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC). The members of NWRC revealed this during a ...
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Government must do a better job managing the impact of growth on Yangon

​4 June 18 -  As Yangon's status as business and logistics hub of Myanmar grows, the regional government, expecting an influx of people and foreign direct investments, has unveiled grand plans to modernise and expand the city. Yet, many of the projects announced have been criticised for being p...
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Wrap up of Myanmar Community of Practice

28 May 18 - The Water Agency has launched the first Myanmar Community of Practice (CoP), collaborated with YCDC engineering department of water and sanitation on 24 May 2018. Over 50 participants from various organization, including YCDC, MWP, NEPS, MMU, WWF, Wateraid and My...
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