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Details Scarce on Funding, Planning for Flood Prevention at New Yangon City Project

18 Sep 19 - Source: The Irrawady - YANGON—Lying 5 meters below mean sea level, receiving a large amount of rainfall during the monsoon season and surrounded by waterways on three sides, the nearly 20,000-acres of land on the west bank of the Yangon River that lie directly across from Myanmar's comme...
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Smart City Mandalay

9 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Regional leaders made the decision to establish the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) at a summit in April last year. Being a member to the network, Myanmar pledged to establish Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay as smart cities. Mandalay is receiving e...
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Keen investor interest in privatisation of Yangon water system

03 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Investors are showing keen interest in managing and distributing water in Yangon, with a total of 32 local and foreign companies having submitted expressions of interest (EOI) for the job since August 28, when the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) first ann...
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မမြင်နိုင်သည်ကို မြင်အောင်ကြည့်ခြင်း – ဥတုပြောင်းလဲခြင်း၏ ငန်သောအရသာ

ဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုကြောင့် ရေငန်ဝင်ရောက်ခြင်းသည် ဧရာဝတီမြစ်ဝှမ်း‌အောက်ပိုင်းနှင့် ကမ်းရိုးတန်းဒေသများရှိ ဒေသခံတိုင်းရင်းသားလယ်သမားများ၏ ဘဝကို ဆိုးရွားစွာသက်ရောက်မှုရှိပြီး ပြောင်း‌ရွှေ့အခြေချခြင်းနှင့် လယ်ယာစိုက်ပျိုးရေးအလုပ်ကို ကျောခိုင်းစွန့်ခွာရသော လယ်သမားအရေအတွက် များပြားလာစေသည်။ ​ By KYAW NYUNT LIN...
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Myanmar’s Second Biggest City Receives Smart City Award 2019

29 Aug 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - YANGON—In the midst of a high-tech makeover to become a genuine smart city, Myanmar's historic royal capital Mandalay—more than 160 years old—received the Smart City Award 2019 at a Bangkok summit attended by 24 countries including Japan, India, Australia, Singapo...
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Make the In-visible Visible – The Salty Taste of Climate Change

Saltwater intrusion caused largely by climate change is pushing indigenous farmers in the lower Ayeyarwady Delta region and surrounding coastal area to migrate to higher land in the upper Ayeyarwady Delta and abandoned their professions. ​ By KYAW NYUNT LINN | MYANMAR WATER PORTAL Intrusion occurs w...
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မျမင္ႏုိင္ေသာေျမေအာက္ေရကိုျမင္ရသကဲ့သို႔စနစ္တက်သံုးစြဲ၊ ထိမ္းသိမ္း၊ ကာကြယ္ေရး (Use, Protect and Save invisible Groundwater make visible)

ေျမေအာက္ေရေန႔ကိုႏွစ္စဥ္ႏွစ္တိုင္း၊စက္တင္ဘာလ(၃)ရက္ေန႔တြင္ေျမေအာက္ေရကိုတန္ဘိုးထား၊အဓိထားသံုးစြဲေနသည့္ႏွိင္ငံမ်ားမွာေျမေအာက္ေရဆိုင္ရာအစိုးရဌာနမ်ား၊အဖြဲ႔အစီးမ်ားကဦးေဆာင္ျပီးသံုးစြဲသူမ်ားႏွင့္အတူေျမေအာက္ေရဆိုင္ရာလူမူ႔ေရးရာႏွင့္ပညာေပးေဆာင္ရြက္လုပ္ရွားမူ႔မ်ားကိုက်င္းပၾကသည္။အဲဒီေန႔မွာေျမေအာက္ေရကိုအေလးထားထု...
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Basic Water Environment Management and EIA System in Myanmar

The water quality survey targeting the Hlaing River basin and the Doke Hta Waddy River basin was conducted as one of activities of the Project for Capacity Development in Basic Water Environment Management and EIA System. This report summarizes the water quality survey results which are to be utiliz...
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Supply, distribution of water in Yangon to be privatized: Mayor

26 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) will invite the private sector to take over the supply and distribution of water in Yangon, Mayor U Maung Maung Soe was quoted by state media as saying. He said the YCDC has been facing difficulties managing wastage and...
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Groundwater as a Source of Drinking Water in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

The paper establishes a baseline of how many people across case study countries rely on groundwater for drinking water (79%) and explores resource management issues relevant to WASH professionals. The information was used in an analysis of proportions of people using groundwater as their primary sou...
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Dawei flood and landslide damages home, water shortage

13 Aug 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - DAWEI- Flood and landslide occurred in the villages in Ye Phyu Township, Dawei District, Taninthari Region, caused house damages and drinking water shortage, say locals. Due to heavy downpours across Dawei District, villages were submerged and the road on Yangon-...
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Pipelines constructed to distribute 3mln gallons of water to Thakayta, Dawbon

12 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Construction of pipelines is underway from Lagwunpyin water storage facility to Thakayta and Dawbon townships, Yangon Region. The project is expected to distribute three million gallons of water every day at completion. U Myint Zaw Than, Deputy Direc...
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Some cities around the world are sinking

By Khin Maung Myint 11 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - During our younger days, we knew of only one city that was inundated the whole year round . The thoroughfares are a network of canals instead of paved roads. At school, when we first came to learn about that city, we were astonish...
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ဇင္းမယ္ ၏ ေရဆိုးျပဳ ျပင္ေရး တစ္ေစ႕တစ္ေစါင္း

"ပင္း" ျမစ္ ႏွင္႕ "မယ္ခ" တူးေျမာင္း (Ping River & Mae Kha Canal) ***************************** ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံေျမာက္ပိုင္းရိွ ျမိဳ႕ေတာ္ ဇင္းမယ္ (Chiang Mai) ၏ ျမိဳ႕ျပအမိွဳက္မ်ားကို ေျခရာခံေဖာ္ျပခဲ႕ရာမွ ျမိဳ႕ျပလိုအပ္ခ်က္ တစ္ခုျဖစ္ေသာ ထြက္လာသည္႕ ေရဆိုးမ်ားကို မည္သို႕မည္ပုံ အေရးယူေဆာင္ရြက္ေနသည္ကို တစ...
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Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon Program (UWLY) Water Roadmap 2018-2021 Workshop

Introduction   A series of activities to support Yangon Region Government (YRG) in tackling urban water and logistics challenges of Yangon have been done within nine months after the launch of Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon program (UWLY). On 23 rd of July, the UWLY consortium has c...
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