HCM City authorities have ordered the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment to work with agencies and district authorities to strictly monitor the discarding of litter and untreated sewage in canals in the city.
VOV.VN - Vietnam's International Water Supply, Sanitation, Water Resources, and Purification Event (Vietwater 2019) will take place in HCM City from November 6-8, with the participation of several prestigious brands in the sector.
The seventh workshop on decentralised domestic wastewater treatment in Asia took place in Hanoi on September 24.
VOV.VN - Vietwater 2019, an international exhibition on water supply and sewerage, wastewater treatment, and water purification techologies, is set to take place in Hanoi from July 24-26 with the participation of over 200 exhibitors from 30 nations and territories from around the world.
Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung called on German investors to join the capital city’s projects on drainage, wastewater treatment and improvement of the local environment at a forum on March 19.
VOV.VN - The influx of Swedish investments into Vietnam has risen in the past years as Swedish firms sought to deepen their market penetration and take up new opportunities.
A new wastewater treatment plant in the southern province of Binh Duong with a daily capacity of 20,000cu.m was officially put into operation on November 30 after 18 months of construction.
Ho Chi Minh City is calling for investment to 17 flood prevention and wastewater treatment projects, and needs more than VND96 trillion (US$4.12 billion) for the works from now to 2020.
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha on June 4 answered queries by deputies on solutions to tackle urban pollution, as part of the National Assembly’s ongoing fifth session.
Flood prevention works in Ho Chi Minh City between 2016 and 2020 are estimated to cost more than VND96.3 trillion (US$4.24 billion), according to the city’s Steering Centre of the Urban Flood Control Programme.
The northern province of Hung Yen has approved a pilot project to treat wastewater using Japan’s Johkasou technology, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bui The Cu.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on May 18 visited several water management facilities in St. Petersburg city within the framework of his working visit to Russia from May 16-25.
Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and a World Bank delegation discussed a framework programme on improving local water supply services during a working session on April 10.
Hanoi is willing to create all favourable conditions for Finnish enterprises to make investment in and provide equipment for garbage and wastewater treatment in the city.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to cooperate with and receive investment from French enterprises in water drainage and wastewater and waste treatment in the southern hub, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Van Khoa.
A company in Ho Chi Minh City has, for the first time ever, used solar energy to fuel the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.
Ho Chi Minh City and Hungary should realise cooperative agreements through certain projects, especially in education, trade, investment, sports and tourism in order to fully tap their potential, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
The Vietnamese Government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency on August 31 signed an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan deal worth 24.7 billion yen (US$224.5 million) for a draining and waste water treatment system in Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) said it is collecting opinions from organisations and individuals for a draft decree on policies to encourage investment in agriculture and rural development.
Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are struggling to reach the target of having wastewater treatment systems at all export processing zones, industrial parks and industrial complexes by 2020.