UNICEF in Vietnam will continue to support the country’s Government to bring water, sanitation and hygiene programmes at scale in schools, according to a statement by the office on the occasion of the World Hand Hygiene Day (May 5).
The second component of Phase 1 of the Duong River surface water plant was inaugurated in Hanoi on September 5, capable of supplying 300,000 cubic metres of clean water for 3 million people in the capital.
Hundreds of clean water projects have been built in the Central Highlands in recent years to serve people living in poor and remote areas.
Over 90 percent of the population in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue is expected to be given access to clean water by 2020.
The Ho Chi Minh City Border Guard and the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) chapter in Ho Chi Minh City on April 12-15 handed over four clean water facilities to the border guard forces and residents in the border areas of the Central Highlands provinces of Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Nong and Dak Lak.
Many families in Hong Linh commune in Ha Tinh province still keep water pipes running from mountain creeks. Others in the province’s Thuan Loc commune prefer to use their wells, just in case tap water dries up.
A plant processing industrial wastewater into clean water for daily use and production, the first of its kind in Vietnam, was inaugurated at Song Than 2 industrial park in Di An town, the southern province of Binh Duong on January 26.
The southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City has upgraded its water supply network using advanced technologies in operation, exploitation and supply of clean water.
In 2018, all 20 socio-economic development targets of Hanoi are expected to be achieved, with eight targets being higher than the innitially-set rates.
The central city of Da Nang will speed up the construction of key water plants – the Cau Do, Hoa Trung and Hoa Lien – in order to supply 250,000 cubic metres of clean water each day by 2019-2020.
VOV.VN - Residents in Hanoi’s Chuong My suburban district have begun to get their lives back to normal after nearly half a month of living with floodwaters but they still have to cope with the rubbish left behind and there is a shortage of potable water.
About three million people in Phu Dong and Trung Mau villages in Hanoi’s Gia Lam district will have access to the first drinkable tap water in Vietnam when a factory comes into operation on October 10.
About 52% of residents in rural areas of Hanoi, or more than 2.23 million people, had get access to clean water by May 2018, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
A meeting took place in Long Xuyen city, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, in response to World Environment Day (June 5) and a national week on clean water and rural sanitation.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Sponsoring Association for Poor Patient (SAPP) in collaboration with Novaland Group has launched the 2018 program 'Clean water for schools' to help tens of thousands of students and teachers in the Mekong Delta.
Japan’s water education programme “Mizuiku – I love clean water” kicked off in the central province of Quang Nam on March 22 in response to World Water Day.
Measures to promote cooperation for sustainable development of water resources are being discussed during the Vietnam International Water Week 2018 from March 4-8, which gathers representatives from more than 30 countries and territories worldwide.
A report on water pollution in Vietnam was announced in Hanoi on March 2, providing an array of policy recommendations, including the building of a law on water pollution control.
Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are taking measures to ensure residents’ access to clean water during the dry season and upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, has committed a convertible loan worth US$15.3 million to DNP Water JSC, a private Vietnamese company, to increase access to and availability of clean water for residents in urban areas.