Water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities

Urban water and sanitation infrastructure

Water supply faces challenges of rapid urbanisation, rising population

Rapid urbanisation and a rising population were two of the difficulties facing the water sector. The increasing urban population was leading to large investment demands, but limited financial resources were causing serious challenges.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

HCM City upgrades water supply system

HCM City has upgraded its water supply network with the adoption of advanced technologies in operation and exploitation and supply of clean water. Keep reading   ...

VNS Reporter

Water quality inspections to be held nationwide

Inspection units will be established in all cities and provinces nationwide to conduct regular inspections on the quality of water supplied to households from June next year, the Ministry of Health has said. Via a circular, the ministry has mandated that the quality of water ...

VNS Reporter

Hanoi improves supply, quality of tap water

The capital city of Hanoi is working to realise its set target to make tap water safe for drinking by 2020. As the city considers supplying clean water to local people as a way to improve living standards, it has plans to upgrade and build more ...

VNA Reporter

Focus needed on urban management

Việt Nam now has about 800 large urban areas, of which there are more than 100 cities. The high speed of urban development requires well-trained urban management staff. Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

HCM City targets treating 90% of discharged water

HCM City has set a target of treating 90 per cent discharged water into rivers and canals by 2020. The city’s total daily wastewater, including wastewater from industrial parks as well as in residents, amounts to 1,750,000 cubic metres.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Hanoi likely to face water shortage in summer

Even though the city’s pumping system has been upgraded, it still can’t keep up with rapid urbanisation and water shortages are looming over many districts in Hanoi.  Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

City keen to treat 80% of household wastewater, building treatment plants

HCM City has been taking a number of measures to treat wastewater, including setting up several treatment plants.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Water resource conflicts rising in VN: experts

Water resources have become a source of increasing conflict, highlighting issues of unsustainable exploitation and environmental degradation, experts say. The conflicts are at several levels – between development policy and preserving the environment, damage claims over, and access to water for daily life and production.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

ADB approves $170-Mln loan to help Vietnam cope with climate change in urban areas

More than 30 million people are living in urban areas in Vietnam, but the impact of urbanization is variable across the country. In order to help Vietnam improve urban infrastructure and respond to climate change, the Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Board of Directors on November ...

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