Rural households using clean water in Mekong Delta double after five years

The rates of rural households in Mekong Delta provinces having access to clean water rose from 26-75% in 2018 to 53-94% in 2023, heard the Congress of the Mekong Delta Rural Supply Association for the 2023-2028 tenure in Can Tho city on July 29.

Over the past five years, the association has given recommendations to relevant ministries and agencies on solutions to legal and regulatory obstacles directly affecting the rural water sector, especially investment mechanisms and clean water support in remote, ethnic minority, mountainous, coastal, island and water-deficient areas, and offered constructive feedback on draft policies and long-term schemes on climate change response.

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