El Nino projected to cause water shortage in HCM City

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

El Nino projected to cause water shortage in HCM City

The El Nino phenomenon in 2016 will cause freshwater shortage in Ho Chi Minh City and other southern areas, the National Hydro-Meteorological Service has said.

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Ho Chi Minh City braces for coming dry season

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Ho Chi Minh City braces for coming dry season

The People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City has issued a plan on drought prevention for the 2015-16 period in response to the El Nino phenomenon.

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Ho Chi Minh City might remove Vietnam War-era water towers

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City might remove Vietnam War-era water towers

A water tower on Nguyen Van Dau Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh District. Photo credit: Kien Thuc

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Plant maintenance to put Ho Chi Minh City out of water this weekend

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ho Chi Minh City utility Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) has announced a suspension of supply to 15 districts including downtown for eight hours this weekend as a major plant undergoes maintenance.

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Water crisis looms as short monsoon, El Nino hit southern reservoir

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Water crisis looms as short monsoon, El Nino hit southern reservoir

A large reservoir that supplies water for Ho Chi Minh City and nearby provinces has seen its water level falling rapidly, signaling a possible severe shortage for the whole region, experts said.

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Water crisis looms as short monsoon, El Nino hit southern reservoir

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Water crisis looms as short monsoon, El Nino hit southern reservoir

A large reservoir that supplies water for Ho Chi Minh City and nearby provinces has seen its water level falling rapidly, signaling a possible severe shortage for the whole region, experts said.

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HCMC strives to provide fresh water to all households by yearend

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

HCMC strives to provide fresh water to all households by yearend

VietNamNet Bridge – 358,351 out of 1,874,114 households in Ho Chi Minh City have not accessed to fresh water supply meanwhile the city has set its target that by yearend, most of households in the city will be able to access to fresh water.

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HCMC strives to provide fresh water to all households by yearend

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

HCMC strives to provide fresh water to all households by yearend

358,351 out of 1,874,114 households in Ho Chi Minh City have not accessed to fresh water supply meanwhile the city has set its target that by yearend, most of households in the city will be able to access to fresh water.

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Ho Chi Minh City debates hiking tap water prices

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City debates hiking tap water prices

The Saigon Water Corporation (SAWACO), which is tasked with managing and supplying tap water in the city, has proposed increasing prices year by year from now till 2019 but its suggested rates have been deemed expensive by lawmakers.

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HCMC plan to hike water prices runs into stiff opposition

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

HCMC plan to hike water prices runs into stiff opposition

An announcement by the Ho Chi Minh City water utility at a meeting Tuesday that it plans to hike tariffs by 10.5 percent every year for the next five years was met with protests, with critics urging the state-owned Saigon Water Corporation to instead reduce water leakages to cut costs.

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Vietnam firms donate tanks to bring clean water to rural districts

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 18 month(s) ago

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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City eyes local solution to water woes

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Báo Đầu Tư English 23 month(s) ago 1 related news

City eyes local solution to water woes

Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) is negotiating a US$37 million water-saving deal with two Vietnamese companies in HCM City.

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City eyes local solution to water woes

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VietNam News English 23 month(s) ago 1 related news

City eyes local solution to water woes

Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) is negotiating a US$37 million water-saving deal with two Vietnamese companies in HCM City.

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City’s water pipeline needs upgrade

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SaigonTimes English 25 month(s) ago 1 related news

City’s water pipeline needs upgrade

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HCM City water supplier needs 215m USD to reach all residents

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VietnamPlus English 25 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ho Chi Minh City water supplier Sawaco will need investment capital of more than 4.5 trillion VND (215million USD) to build water pipelines to ensure that all city residents have access to tap water this year.

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