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World Water Day 2019 commemorated in Nay Pyi Taw

7 March 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Nay Pyi Taw commemorated World Water Day 2019 at its Myanmar International Convention Centre II yesterday where Vice President U Henry Van Thio, Chairperson of National Water Resources Committee (NWRC), delivered a speech. History of National Water ...
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Private water pumps to be allowed at Mandalay’s Thingyan

07 March 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Private water pumps will be allowed beside the moat during Thingyan celebrations in Mandalay from April 13 to 16, said U Thet Naing, deputy head of the Revenue Department of the Mandalay City Development Committee. Although the MCDC allowed applications for perm...
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Governing the Ayeyarwady

It's time that the nation's most important single natural resource benefitted from a dedicated management authority.   By JOERN KRISTENSEN | FRONTIER 06 March 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - THE CONTINUING conundrum over Myitsone, concern among farmers over river bank erosion in the dry zone an...
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Myanmar suggests tax exemption to firms investing in new Yangon project

05 March 19 - Source: Saigon Giai Phong Online - Myanmar is offering zone-wise tax exemption to enterprises investing in the new Yangon city project. This aims to attract more investors to the city expansion project being implemented on lands to the west of Yangon river, according to the Myanmar Inv...
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Myanmar ups efforts to save marine, wildlife

04 March 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - "Life below water: for people and planet" was the theme of World Wildlife Day 2019, which was celebrated on Sunday to raise awareness about the world's wild animals and plants. "The theme means that marine diversity is also very important to conserve for sustain...
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Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Cartoon Book

​This cartoon book is published by Myanmar Water Partnership (MmWP) supported by Global Water Partnership. It explains the importance of water resources in the world, how they exist, their different types of usages, and the water challenges in these days. In the end, why we need to preserve the wate...
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"Wastes....how it can affect the human and entire community," A Ph.D student from Mahidol University shared her motive

Tin Marlar Thein, a Ph.D student from Mahidol University shared her experience during her undergraduate study and postgraduate study. She is currently attending the doctorate study of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering in Mahidol University. She explained why she chose Environmental and W...
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စိမ့္ေျမေဒသႏွင့္ စိုက္ပ်ိဳးေရးဆိုင္ရာ ျပႆနာမ်ားကို ရင္ဆိုင္ျခင္း

ေဖေဖာ္ဝါရီလ ၂ ရက္ေန႔သည္ ကမၻာ႔စိမ့္ေျမေဒသမ်ားေန႔ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ယခုႏွစ္၏ ေဆာင္ပုဒ္မွာ "စိမ့္ေျမေဒသႏွင့္ စိုက္ပ်ိဳးေရး ယွဥ္တဲြဖံြ႔ၿဖိဳးေအာင္ ေဆာင္ရြက္ေပး" ဟူ၍ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ စိမ့္ေျမေဒသႏွင့္ စိုက္ပ်ိဳးေရးတို႔သည္ အက်ိဳးစီးပြားကဲြလဲြေနသည္ဟု မွတ္ယူထားၾကေသာ လူအေတာ္မ်ားမ်ားအတြက္ ဒီေဆာင္ပုဒ္သည္ ထူးျခားေကာင္း ထူးျခာ...
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Paying too much for drinking water? Here is what you can do

In Myanmar, as in many other Southeast Asian countries, you cannot drink water from the tap. Buying water is expensive and conventional treatment methods are inconvenient. A Dutch couple made it their mission to make getting safe drinking water much easier. After being highly successf...
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Biodiversity, people’s livelihoods at risk in Chindwin River Basin

26 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Chindwin River, the largest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River, is vital to the lives of thousands of communities in Myanmar. Its basin ecosystem offers ecological services and biological diversity that provide the essential needs for six million people, from d...
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News Snapshot: Port Development in Myanmar

​Port Development Theme - February Report This report aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in port development in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news. This report includes -  Background of Po...
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A Role Play of Wetlands in Yangon

A Role Play of Wetlands in Yangon

​This article is a feature article dedicated to World Wetlands Day 2019. We prefer to write about the wetlands in Yangon, additionally, which can be created into public spaces without losing its essence. Therefore, the interview talk from Raphael Monnier gave valuable input for showing the importanc...
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“Saving the Chindwin” Campaign aims to increase public awareness

“Saving the Chindwin” Campaign aims to increase public awareness

​​ Date ​17th February, 2019 (Sunday) ​ Starting Point ​ Front of CRBO office, Monywa, Sagaing Region ​ Campaign Area ​Around CRBO office (nearby City Hall), Kyauk-Saung Jetty and Shipping area ​ Participants ​Hon. Chief Minister Dr. Myint Naing of the Sagaing Regional Government, and other Minister...
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Ports of the Future - lecture by Prof. Tiedo Vellinga

What can the port of Yangon look like in the future? How to establish development of the port in the most sustainable way? In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and TU Delft, The Water Agency is organizing an expert lecture on Port Development on February 28th. Prof. Ti...
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Groundwater and Health

ေျမေအာက္ေရႏွင့္က်န္းမာေရး၊ (Groundwater & Health) အပိုင္း ၃

က။ ေသာက္သံုးေရအတြက္ စက္ေရတြင္းတူးရန္ ေနရာေရြးခ်ယ္ပါက ေအာက္ပါတို႔ကို အဓိကစဥ္းစားပါရန္။ ၁။ မိလႅာအညစ္အေၾကးစြန္႔ကန္၊ပိုက္လိုင္းမ်ားႏွင့္အနဲဆံုးေပ(၅၀)ကြာေ၀းရန္ ၂။ အသံုးမျပဳသည့္တြင္းႏွင့္အနဲဆုံးေပ(၅၀)ကြာေ၀းရန္ ၃။ ျခံ၀န္းအတြင္းရိွက်င္းအိမ္သာႏွင့္အနဲဆံုးေပ(၅၀)ကြာရန္ ၄။ စြန္ျပစ္ပစၥည္းအမွုိက္ပံုႏွင့္အနဲဆံုးေပ...
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