Ca Mau’s largest freshwater lake to provide clean water for 11,000 families

Construction of the Mekong Delta’s Ca Mau Province’s largest freshwater lake, which will provide clean water for over 11,000 families, is now 70% complete. The lake, spanning 102 ha and costing VND184 billion ($7.84 million), is capable of holding 3.85 million cubic meters of water, said Nguyen Van Sol, director of the Ca Mau management board of official development assistance (ODA) and NGO projects, which oversees the lake’s construction, on Tuesday.

The project is part of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project. It is funded by ODA from the World Bank, and its main investor is the Ca Mau Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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An Minh