Drastic measures needed to ensure water security: MoNRE

More drastic and comprehensive measures are needed to improve the efficiency of water resources and ensure water security, especially clean water supplies, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has said.

Deputy Director of the MONRE’s Water Resources Management Department Nguyễn Minh Khuyến said the ministry had submitted a national water security project by 2045 to the Government.

The project focuses on solutions, including strengthening and improving institutions, policies and financial mechanisms; attracting social resources to invest in the development of the water sector; improving the efficiency of management of water resources to ensure proactively supplying water for domestic and production purposes; improving degraded, depleted and polluted rivers, and sustainably developing aquatic resources and important wetland ecosystems, and ensuring water security for the environment.

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