Vietnam firms donate tanks to bring clean water to rural districts

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Vietnam firms donate tanks to bring clean water to rural districts

Employees of the state-owned Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) have kicked off a community project to extend clean water supplies to outlying areas of Ho Chi Minh City by installing a ‘mother reservoir’ and donating about 330 storage tanks to locals.

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Clean Up the World 2014 campaign observed in Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago

The 2014 Clean Up The World campaign was launched on September 24 in the northern province of Thai Nguyen.

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Waste reduction campaign to be launched

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment is kicking off the national campaign “Take action for a waste-free environment” in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on September 24, in response to the global campaign “Clean up the world”.

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HCM City: Activities held in response to Clean Up the World campaign

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HCM City: Activities held in response to Clean Up the World campaign

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment co-ordinated with the District 12 People's Committee to launch the city’s version of Clean Up the World campaign on September 21.

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Vietnam woman runs organic veggies business

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Vietnam woman runs organic veggies business

Against all odds, a young Vietnamese woman is running her farm and shops that grow and offer local consumers fresh, clean organic vegetables.

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Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

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Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

VietNamNet Bridge – People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

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Le Minh Xuan IP to develop clean sectors

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The HCM City People's Committee has approved a detailed zoning plan of Le Minh Xuan Park No 3 in Binh Chanh District's Le Minh Xuan Commune.

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Coping with the urban heat island

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Coping with the urban heat island

It is common knowledge that urban areas emit more heat in a phenomenon known as the ‘urban heat island’ effect. This obviously affects the overall environmental and local quality of life. The use of cool roofs can help reduce this issue.

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Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

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Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

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Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

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Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

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More households in Can Tho access clean water

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More households in Can Tho access clean water

The Mekong Delta City of Can Tho has set a goal to bring safe water to 18,315 more local households in 2015.

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In Vietnam, residents have used underground water from cemetery for 20 years

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In Vietnam, residents have used underground water from cemetery for 20 years

Residents of a ‘cemetery village’ in Binh Thanh District of Ho Chi Minh City have used underground water from the cemetery for 20 years.

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Nha Trang beach flooded by sea urchins

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Nha Trang beach flooded by sea urchins

VietNamNet Bridge - Sea urchins have suddenly appeared on the beach of Nha Trang City in Khanh Hoa Province. The entire coastal rescue team has been mobilized to clean the beach.

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High salinity triggers water shortage in Da Nang

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High salinity triggers water shortage in Da Nang

VietNamNet Bridge – Residents in seven districts of the central city have lacked clean water since last week as the salinity in Cau Do water plant – Da Nang's major water supply –reached an alarming high of 9.950mg per litre.

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Quang Binh fines company for causing pollution

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Quang Binh fines company for causing pollution

The Hung Duc Joint Stock Company has been fined VND80million (US$4,000) by the Quang Binh People's Committee for causing environmental pollution.

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