Ho Chi Minh City debates hiking tap water prices

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 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 4 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 8 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 13 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 13 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 15 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 16 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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City water supplier needs $215m to reach all residents

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VietNam News English 16 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City water supplier Sawaco will need investment capital of more than VND4.5 trillion (US$215million) to build water pipelines to ensure that all city residents have access to tap water this year.

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Water loss prevention measures prove effective

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VietnamPlus English 17 month(s) ago

Measures reducing water loss in Ho Chi Minh City have proved effective, as the volume of consumed water last year equalled 105.25 percent of the 2012 figure.

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HCMC: Water losses estimated at 500,000 cu.m/day

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Báo QĐND English 18 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCMC: Water losses estimated at 500,000 cu.m/day

With a water loss rate of 34 percent, Ho Chi Minh City loses nearly 500,000 cubic meters among the total volume of 1.65 million cubic meters of water supplied each day by Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco).

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HCMC: Water losses estimated at 500,000 cu.m/day

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VietnamPlus English 18 month(s) ago

HCMC: Water losses estimated at 500,000 cu.m/day

With a water loss rate of 34 percent, Ho Chi Minh City loses nearly 500,000 cubic meters among the total volume of 1.65 million cubic meters of water supplied each day by Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco), Saigon Times Daily reports.

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City loses 500,000 cubic meters of water daily

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SaigonTimes English 18 month(s) ago 1 related news

City loses 500,000 cubic meters of water daily

HCMC – With a water loss rate of 34%, HCMC loses nearly 500,000 cubic meters among the total volume of 1.65 million cubic meters of water supplied each day by Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco).

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Netherlands funds water supply project

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SaigonTimes English 21 month(s) ago

Netherlands funds water supply project

HCMC – Nearly 20,000 households in HCMC, Soc Trang, Tra Vinh and Can Tho will be supplied with clean water from the climate change and water supply project funded by the Dutch government.

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U.S. helps improve city’s water supply system

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SaigonTimes English 23 month(s) ago

U.S. helps improve city’s water supply system

HCMC – Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) on Tuesday struck a deal with U.S.-based Astro Systems Group to renovate information technology and communications for the city’s water supply system under a project costing US$650,000.

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HCM City: water plant expansion underway

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VietnamPlus English 27 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City: water plant expansion underway

A project to expand Thu Duc Water Plant, phase III, (Thu Duc 3 Water Plant) with a total investment of 1.2 trillion VND (around 60 million USD), began in Ho Chi Minh City on April 9.

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