​The Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan was presented on 20 September, 2018. On behalf of NIVA, the Norwegian Institute for Water  Research, Ingrid Nesheim presented on how the project came into existence.The Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan brings ...
​19 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - TAUNGGYI- As the Techilek-Maesai creek in eastern Shan State started swelling due to heavy rains yesterday, shops in Thai-Myanmar border markets have been closed temporarily, according to the locals from Tarchileik. The torrential rain poured down since yester...
​11 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - MYEIK- Rehabilitation activities have been carried out as the Taninthayi River's water level decreased below the danger level and schools have reopened. The Tanintharyi Region and its surrounding villages suffered four times from Tanintharyi River floods durin...
​11 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Shwebo District in Sagaing Region has been hit by a untimely drought causing difficulty with monsoon paddy growing while outright leading some plantations to wither and die, according to local sources.In the district, the areas without access to a dam that have to ...
​7 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Taungoo – Water levels of Sittaung River in Taungoo and Bago River is swollen again for third time above its danger level on September 6, sources said.Staff Officer Myo Myint Aung from Department of Meteorology and Hydrology of Taungoo district said, "The water leve...
6 Sep 18 - ​Hswar Dam, which inner wall of a spillway collapsed, will be restored water for summer paddy, said Dr Aung Thu, Union Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation during a press conference held at Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on September 5."The ministry will repair the dam a...
This report is part of a broader study conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), in collaboration with the National Engineering and Planning Services (NEPS), and Myanmar Marketing Research and Development (MMRD) Research Services, under the 'Sustainable 2 management of water ...
3 Sep 18 - Myanmar Times - ​When it rains, it is a nightmare for Ma Su, who lives between 65th and Tharaphi streets in Mandalay. Heavy rain always causes flooding in the ward where she lives."Flooding always happens in the rainy season. Because of the floodwater, motorcycles often break down. I...
​1 Sep 18 - Mizzima - Floods from a dam breach in Central Myanmar has left four people dead and three missing, a ministry official confirmed Friday, the first casualties reported two days after a portion of the levee collapsed from heavy monsoon rains.The deceased were three men and o...
​31 Aug 18 - SWAR CREEK DAM, Myanmar (Reuters) - As many as 85 villages were flooded in Myanmar after a dam failed, unleashing waters that blocked a major highway and forced more than 63,000 people from their homes, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday.The disaster spotlights safety concerns ...
​31 Aug 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Transport authorities had allowed Yangon-Bagan train schedules to restart after flooding occurred on August 29, which prevented the trains from operating. The trains will begin running again starting from August 30. But the trains running on Yangon-Mandal...
29 Aug 18 - Reuters - ​IN KYIN KONE, Myanmar (Reuters) - More than 50,000 people have evacuated their homes in central Myanmar after part of a dam failed on Wednesday, inundating communities and damaging a bridge on a major highway, officials said.The incident spotlights safety concerns ab...
29 Aug 18 - ​YANGON (Reuters) - Water breached a dam in central Myanmar on Wednesday, flooding a nearby town and two villages as well as a highway connecting the country's three most important cities, Yangon, Mandalay, and the capital Naypyitaw, the fire department said on its Facebook page.The...
​28 Aug 18 - Floods are continuing to occur in lower areas of Bago as water level in Bago River had overflowed for more than a month, sources said.Source: Eleven MyanmarWater level in Bago River increased for the second time starting from July 19 and some lower areas of Bago such as Zaing (sout...

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