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Rosemary shares update on Myanmar Living Water Project

31 Jan 19 - Source: The Inverell Times - I have just returned from visiting the 52 water tanks in the dry zone of central Myanmar, built in 2018, and as always I feel a special sense of pride when I see "Inverell" on some of the plaques in this most remote and forgotten part of our world. I have bee...
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Drinking water plants inspected in Yangon

30 Jan 19 - Source: Mizzima - The Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been carrying out surprise inspections at drinking water plants in four townships of Yangon Region every month, state media reported quoting Dr Min Wun, the head of FDA (Yangon). "The plan is expected to cover the...
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Half of water meter fees wasted in Mon, minister says

17 Jan 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mawlamyine township in Mon State collected municipal fees on only half the volume of water consumed last year, said U Min Kyaw Lwin, minister of Municipal Affairs for the Mon State government. The 23 districts of Mawlamyine township used 190 billion litres of wate...
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Meeting with Myanmar Purified Drinking Water Association about groundwater extraction

U Ye Htut, Chairman of Myanmar Purified Drinking Water Association, speaks about the story of the association, the objectives and the current activities in Myanmar. He provided me of information and profile of the association and tried to elaborate more about its activities in Myanmar. Myanmar Purif...
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Overexploitation Of Groundwater And Consequence In Yangon (Myanmar) And Bangkok (Thailand)

Current status of Groundwater in greater Yangon compare to Bangkok: Bangkok is more 40 years advance in groundwater management than Yangon. Be aware of Groundwater in Myanmar  Myint Thein, Consultant (Groundwater & Wells)  Advisory Group Member (Groundwater) NWRC, Myanmar myint.th...
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Pyu Lake residents seek to protect their natural treasure

​11 Dec 18 - Source: Myanmar Times -  U Kan Oo was roused from his sleep in the early morning of December by what at first sounded like a loud cries coming from his roof. But a few seconds after he gathered his bearings, he realised that it was that season of the year again when birds escaping ...
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The artery of Yangon

​1 Dec 18 - Source: Frontier Myanmar -  Ambitious plans are being made for a pipeline in Yangon that plays a vital role in the communities through which it passes, and not only because it carries water. By EVA HIRSCHI | FRONTIER Photos MATIAS BERCOVICH GRASS GROWS under the long metal tube...
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Updated version Wastewater Assessment tool - Water Risk Filter 5.0 spread among Myanmar Water Sector

​ On the 26 th of November, WWF Myanmar invited government organization, private companies for the introduction of the new updated version (5.0 Version) of Water Risk Filter, a free online tool for wastewater assessment. Felipe Coelho Costa, the technical leader from WWF Germany, explained the tool,...
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The way that German water experts can help the Myanmar Water Sector

​ Myanmar is a huge market for water and wastewater sector among Southeast Asian region. Additionally, Myanmar is facing the challenge of waste water treatment in industrial sector but also technical training for the future generation. "One of the key challenges that registered industries are facing...
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Experts, advocates take a stock on Yangon toilets

​26 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times -  Experts, health advocates and stakeholders gathered recently to observe World Toilet Day, earlier this month to take a stock on toilets in restaurants and food stalls in the country, especially in Yangon. Daw Phyu Phyu Tin, owner of the Monsoon Restaurant i...
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Chinese firm finalises new Yangon city proposal

26 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times -  The government body in charge of developing an ambitious new Yangon city project has reached the final stage in negotiations with China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) in preparing pre-project documents (PPD). Launched by the regional government i...
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Improvement of Waste Water in Mandalay City

Daw Khin May Htay gave a presentation on the 'Improvement of Waste Water in Mandalay City'. In her role as Project Director of the Mandalay Urban Service Improvement Project Khin May Htay spoke about waste water treatment specifically in the context of Mandalay. Aim in the project was to prevent the...
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Nutrient Removal From Municipal Wastewater of Yangon City

Daw Nway Nway Khaing from Yangon Technical University, presented on "Nutrient removal of Municipal waste water of Yangon City" during MyanmarWater 2018.  Daw Nway Nway Khaing talked about the increase in waste water in Yangon this decade, increasing the importance of finding sufficient ways to ...
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Advanced Technology for Water Solutions

This presentation is presented by Miss Chiho Miura, representative from JFE Technologies during MyanmarWater 2018.  She was presenting on advanced technologies for water solutions.JFE technologies is a Japanese organisation that has been developing a pilot plant for waste water in Dala tog...
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2018 World Water Day Global Hits

U Khin Maung Yi, Vice Chairman from WATSAN TD- Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) presented about the "2018 World Water Day Global Hits".  He mentioned the six hits: First Hit - 2/3 of the world's forests is degraded, Second Hit - around 1.9 billion people live in areas where water is already sc...
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