10 July 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar The number of people displaced by river bank erosion has increased this year in Magway Region when compared to that of last year, according to the Disaster Management Department. Although only about 200 households were displaced by the river ban...
6 July 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar Union Minister for Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung inspected Nyaungdon embankment project on 4 July.The Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems acting Director-General U Win Hlaing, and relevant officials ac...
05 July 2020 - Source: New Straits Times - THE Earth came with no borders. Rivers do not recognise them. To them, the Earth is one undivided planet. It is we — nations of men — who have divided the planet into this and that land. Blame it on the Treaty Of Westphalia of 1648. which brought us th...
30 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - For those who live beside the river, the monsoon rains can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, the streets look cleaner and the fields greener. For others though, the strong winds and pounding rains make it hard to dry clothes and travel across the ri...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The ferries cruising along Chindwin River in Monywa are now resuming their service with usual fares although they carry only half passengers onboard, said U Myo Nyunt Tun, the officer in charge of MGRG ferry service. "The ferries started to ru...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: The ASEAN Post - Water levels in Southeast Asia's largest river may be at its lowest in a century. Low rainfall, high temperatures and poor dam regulations are contributing to a historic low at the Mekong, affecting lives, the region's agriculture and fishing industries an...
22 June 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar The erosion prevention work and construction of dyke revetments in the five curves along Nga Moe Yeik creek are completing in the end-August, under the supervision of the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (region 1)...
21 June 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. ညောင်ရွှေမြို့နယ် အင်းလေးကန်တွင် ဘက်ထရီရှော့တိုက်ငါးဖမ်းခြင်းများ ပိုမိုဆိုးရွားနေသဖြင့် ထိန်းသိမ်းပေးစေလိုကြောင်း အင်းလေးကန်တွင်နေထိုင်သည့် ဒေသခံများက ပြောကြားသည်။ အင်းလေးကန် အရှေ့ဘက်ခြမ်း၊ အနောက်ဘက်ခြမ်းရှိ ရေစပ်ကျေးရွာများတွင် ညဘက်မှောင်ချိန် ဘက်...
21 June 2020 - Source: CTN News "We have never seen water color changes like this before. This is the first time I have ever seen the water red. We don't know what China has done!" Environmentalist have raised alarms in Myanmar after the water of the Shweli River separating China and the Shan State ...
This chapter outlines the status of hydropower development in Myanmar. In absence of a hydropower policy or plan in Myanmar, the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) will assess the existing hydropower plants and planned projects in the major river basins and sub-basins. The analysis firstly cov...
Anthropogenic pressures such as river infrastructure, agriculture and power generation are rapidly increasing in Southeast Asia, aimed at providing food security within the region. However, this will lead to unintended river health consequences, and, currently, most Southeast Asian countries have no...
02 June 2020 - Source: Myanmar Business Today အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည်။ The water bus service now halted since September will resume in the second week of June with new ticket fees, according to the water bus service operator Tint Tint Myanmar Company Limited. The company said it is plan...
31 MAY 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Yangon Pansodan-Dala water ferries will resume as usual starting from 1 June for the passengers to be able to travel conveniently, according to the Delta Division of the Inland Water Transport (IWT).The Pansodan-Dala jetty is the only gateway ...
31 MAY 2020 - Source: ABC News - It's one of 10 rivers in the world that collectively contribute up to 95 per cent of plastic in the ocean. Running for more than 4,000 kilometres, the Mekong River flows through six countries, starting in China and making its way through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand,...
27 MAY 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The Ministry of Construction last week submitted a proposal to Parliament for an additional US$20 million loan from South Korea for the construction of the Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge, or Dala Bridge. The loan, which will be drawn from Korea's Economic Develop...

Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector.

Myanmar Water Journal