Urban water and sanitation infrastructure

Urban sanitation infrastructure

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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