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Dams help in socio-economic development

20 Feb 19 - Source: Mizzima - As civilizations developed, there was a greater need for water supply, irrigation, flood control, navigation, water quality, sediment control and energy. A serious challenge to climatic adaptation is represented by struggling with irregular and unreliable freshwater sup...
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ေရ သယံဇာတ ထိန္းသိမ္းေရး

​အက်ဥ္းခ်ဴပ္ အေရးပါးဆံုးေသာ ေရခ်ိဳသယံဇာတမ်ား မညစ္ညမ္းေစရန္နွင့္ သဘာ၀ပတ္၀န္းက်င္ကို တန္ဖိုးထားတတ္ေစရန္ ေဆာင္ရြက္သင့္သည့္အခ်က္မ်ားကို ဖတ္ရွဴရမည္ျဖစ္သည္။ လူသားဘ၀ ရွင္သန္ရပ္တည္နုိင္ေရး၊ ဖြံျဖိဳးတိုးတက္ေရးတို႕အတြက္ တစ္နုိင္တစ္ပိုင္ ေဆာင္ရြက္နုိင္သည့္ လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားျဖစ္ပါသျဖင့္ ကိုယ္စီကိုယ္ငွာ လုပ္ေဆာင္ၾကပါ...
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Japanese company offers new wastewater solution

18 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - A Japanese company says it has developed new wastewater treatment technology for buildings and industry that is more effective in protecting the environment. IGE Energy Co Ltd introduced PVA gel, or polyvinyl alcohol hydrogel, which it said immobilises harmful mic...
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FMO and WWF agree to develop bankable water projects in Myanmar and Zambia

​The Dutch Development Bank will fund the development of potential wastewater treatment projects in the Irrawaddy and Kafue river basins 17 Feb 19 - Source: WWF - Like most countries, Myanmar and Zambia are facing worsening water risks with their rivers and freshwater resources under ever-increasing...
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Groundwater and Health

ေျမေအာက္ေရႏွင့္ က်န္းမာေရး၊ (Groundwater & Health) အပိုင္း ၂

ေျမေအာက္ေရတြင္ေပ်ာ္၀င္ေနသည့္ဓါတ္ပစၥည္းမ်ား၏စံႏွန္းသတ္မွတ္ခ်က္ႏွင့္က်န္းမာေရးသက္ေရာက္မူ႔မ်ား (Dissolved Chemical Properties, Standard (WHO2011) and Health Impact & Remarks) (အသံုးျပဳသည့္ယူနွစ္ = မီလီဂရမ္ပါလီတာ (mg/l =milligrams/liter, or parts per million (ppm ); Nephelometric Turbidity Units (NT...
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‘Our land is collapsing around us’: Ayeyarwady at risk from rampant sand mining

Irresponsible sand mining in the Ayeyarwady River is destroying the livelihoods of farmers and fishers and placing environmental stress on the nation's rice bowl. ​ By HEIN KO SOE and CLARE HAMMOND | FRONTIER ON JANUARY 16, about 250 residents of Thet Thit Kyun village tract in Bago Region sailed in...
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Water, traffic projects set to improve Yangon

​12 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Yangon has been striving to cope with the demands of modernisation ever since the military junta that ruled the country for over half a century gave way to the pressure of reforms nearly a decade ago. The city's ageing infrastructure, some of which dates back to ...
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Crack in Taungnawin Dam no risk to safety - Authorities

11 Feb 19 - Source: Mizzima - The crack at a dam in Myanmar's Bago region poses no risk to public safety following several earthquakes that jolted Paukkaung, Bago region last year, Xinhua reported quoting an initial assessment of the Myanmar Dams National Committee. The crack at the earthen embankme...
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The Gyo Phyu Pipeline and his companions - A Renovation Project of Pipeline

The idea is not to promote our company but to promote collaboration by Raphael Monnier ​We made an interview with Raphael Monnier who is the co-founder of Yangon-based architecture and design company Blue Temple. He shared his thoughts and visions about renovation of Gyo Phyu pipeline. Mon...
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Groundwater and Health

ေျမေအာက္ေရႏွင့္က်န္းမာေရး၊ (Groundwater & Health) အပိုင္း ၁

​စကားဦး (Preface) ။ ။ျမန္မာႏိွင္ငံတြင္ေျမေအာက္ေရကိုစက္ေရတြင္းမ်ား၊ လက္တူးတြင္းမ်ားက တဆင့္ထုတ္ယူသံုးစြဲေနၾကသည္မွာ လြတ္လပ္ေရးမရမွီေခတ္ကစ၍ ယေန႔အထိပင္ျဖစ္သည္။ (၁၉၈၈)ခုႏွစ္ေနာင္းပုိင္းကစ၍ ပိုမိုမ်ားျပားစြာ ထုတ္ယူသံုးစြဲလာၾကသည္။ ေသာက္သံုးေရ၊စိုက္ပ်ိဳးေရ၊ စက္ရံုအလုပ္ရုံသံုးေရ၊ ေမြးျမဴေရးလုပ္ငန္းသံုးေရ၊ စသ...
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Yangon in 2019 – A Water Wise City - Community of Practices Workshop

To understand the water management efforts planned for 2019, this community of practice (CoP) workshop explored prospective water management activity in the Yangon and its region through the collaborative opportunities between various water professionals. At this workshop on January 23, Dr Piet File...
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Our wetlands are worth saving

05 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The theme of World Wetlands Day 2019 on Saturday – Wetlands and Climate Change – was aimed at encouraging people to conserve wetlands to mitigate climate change, said U Thein Aung of the Myanmar Bird and Nature Society. Myanmar has many wetlands, which consist of ...
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To His Majesty - An Extraterrestrial Discovered Ayeyarwady River

This article is based on the recent trip on Ayeyarwady river by Mr.Piet Filet. This review is the joining force of the water expert and the one who love to write To His Majesty King Toartrogenm Palace Phobos, Mars To his Most Excellent Majesty, King of Mars, May it please your Majesty, With the duti...
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On track to meet Yangon’s growing water needs

04 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - With the hot season not far away, water shortages are set to become a problem again in many parts of Yangon. According to U Myint Zaw Than, Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) deputy head of the Engineering Department for Water and Sanitation, the YCDC suppli...
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Inland Fisheries Management and Integrated Agriculture Improve Fish Availability and Dietary Diversity

The value of inland fisheries has led to some important initiatives by the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC). Michael Akester from WorldFish Inland capture fisheries provide an important contribution to Myanmar's GDP together with agriculture. Inland fisheries play a key role in ensuring foo...
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