Urban water and sanitation infrastructure
Urban water supplies and distribution
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...