Water and sanitation
Water and sanitation policy and administration
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: All industrial parks to have wastewater systems by 2020
The capital city of Hanoi will focus on wastewater treatment systems in all industrial parks by 2020 as part of its efforts to enhance environmental protection.Keep reading ...
VN struggling to protect water resources
Việt Nam is struggling to find solutions, especially ‘green’ solutions to address challenges in water resources management with environmental damage, climate change and unsustainable water exploitation driving the water-related crisis.Keep reading ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...