HCMC needs reservoirs to store water as saltwater intrusion increases: experts

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HCMC needs reservoirs to store water as saltwater intrusion increases: experts

Ho Chi Minh City should build reservoirs along upstream Saigon River to store freshwater when the tide goes out since saltwater intrusion is increasing, according to experts from water solutions consultant Vitens Evides International.

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The water crisis is quickly spreading to Ho Chi Minh City

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The water crisis is quickly spreading to Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City’s water supply is being threatened by saltwater intrusion in the Saigon and Dong Nai rivers, Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) said Tuesday.

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Ho Chi Minh City to tear down 7 water towers over collapse fear

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Ho Chi Minh City to tear down 7 water towers over collapse fear

The water tower on Hoang Dieu and Nguyen Tat Thanh streets is among seven towers to be knocked down. Photo: Son Hoa/VnExpress

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Ho Chi Minh City to demolish seven potentially perilous disused water towers

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Ho Chi Minh City to demolish seven potentially perilous disused water towers

A water supplying firm confirmed on Saturday that it will knock down some old water towers in Ho Chi Minh City to spare people from possible accidents caused by the dangerous structures.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - March 6

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News - March 6

Have a nice Sunday!

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El Nino projected to cause water shortage in HCM City

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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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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 8 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 8 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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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 12 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 12 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 15 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 18 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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