The water supply market is beset with many groups of interests, according to Luu Binh Nhuong, a National Assembly Deputy.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has spent over 91 trillion VND (3.9 billion USD) on the national target programme on new-style rural area building during the 2010-2019 period, according to the provincial People Committee.
Ho Chi Minh City needs a master plan for 30 years to make sure that investments in water supply dovetail with the overall long-term plan, experts have said.
The industrial production index in the first eight months of 2019 saw good growth of 9.5 percent year on year, according to figures released by the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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 an attempt to improve health for local residents, more than 400,000 household toilets and more than 235,000 water supply works have been set up in a total of 21 mountainous provinces of northern, Central Highlands and south-central regions in the past two years.
Ho Chi Minh City is expected to have more standardized public restrooms as a private company behind a pilot project to ‘modernize’ public toilets in the southern metropolis has successfully installed four such facilities under a pilot scheme.
VOV.VN - An international exhibition on water supply and sewerage (Vietwater 2018) opened in HCM City on November 7 with the participation of hundreds of local and foreign businesses and organizations.
Vietnam’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) scored growth of 10.4% in the first ten months of 2018, compared to the growth of 9.6% in the same period last year.
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 water shutoff affecting the whole city of Da Nang will take place on June 17 for the improvement of a local utility’s capacity, with residents advised to conserve water for use.
The index of industrial production (IIP) in May was estimated to increase by 7.1% against the same month last year. The IIP in January-May rose 9.7% year-on-year.
VOV.VN - The first phase of the Duong River Surface Water Plant with a daily capacity of 150,000 cu m, will enter operation in October 2018, according to a statement from the project’s investor at a recent meeting with Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
Vietnam’s leading international water supply, sanitation, water resources and purification event, Vietwater, and Vietnam's leading renewable energy and energy efficiency exhibition, RE & EE Vietnam, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 8.
Vietnam needs up to US$10.2 billion for the development of water supply and drainage systems to keep up with urban population growth by 2020.
A regional safe water supply project with total investment of about US$1.7 billion will be launched in the Mekong Delta, said a representative from the Technical Infrastructure Agency of the Ministry of Construction.
Climate change will cause some 250,000 additional deaths from malnutrition, malaria, diarrhea and heat exposure per year between 2030 and 2050, warned Director of the Department of International Cooperation Tran Thi Giang Huong on October 19.
The Sai Gon Water Corporation (Sawaco) has asked the Ho Chi Minh City authority to build five reservoirs in the next eight years to ensure clean water supply for residents.
Hundreds of residents at the Thanh Da View Apartment Complex in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City have been cut off from water supply for nearly a fortnight despite the condo being classified as of the high-grade segment.
The Nhon Trach water supply plant's first phase, which funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), in the southern province of Dong Nai has proved effective, contributing to improving local living conditions and benefiting production activities of enterprises.