City plans 5 new reservoirs for water supply

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

The Sài Gòn Water Corporation (Sawaco) has asked the HCM City authority to build five reservoirs in the next eight years to ensure clean water supply for residents.

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HCMC needs further water reservoirs to ensure water supply

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City needs to build more water reservoirs and repair old water towers to ensure non-stop supplier of water.

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City residents urged to use tap water

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Thousands of families in HCM City’s suburban areas refuse to use tap water, prefer well water despite of increasing risks caused by ground water use and exploitation.

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Ho Chi Minh City losing 28 percent of tap water through leaks

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City losing 28 percent of tap water through leaks

Ho Chi Minh City is losing more than a quarter of its tap water through pipe leaks and ruptures, which translates to a loss of more than US$130,000 every day.

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US eyes opportunity in Vietnam’s rising demand for clean water: official

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

US eyes opportunity in Vietnam’s rising demand for clean water: official

Given Vietnam’s huge demand for clean water, and the government’s need to develop water infrastructure, U.S. companies are looking at opportunities to enter and expand their operations in Vietnam, a top U.S. Department of Commerce official said on Monday.

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City to get underground water tanks

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago

City to get underground water tanks

The Sài Gòn Water Corporation (Sawaco) has submitted a plan to build underground water tanks around HCM City to store water from treatment plants.

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In Vietnam, water pollution gauging a painstaking process

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, water pollution gauging a painstaking process

Water plants and pumping stations in Ho Chi Minh City need constant monitoring to ensure tap water for resident consumption is contaminant-free.

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

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

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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Securing the Mekong Delta water supply

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago

Securing the Mekong Delta water supply

Local and international experts at a four-day workshop brainstormed solutions on creating a secure water supply in HCM City and the Mekong Delta region amid the impact of climate change and rising sea levels.

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Ho Chi Minh City water towers in their dying moments

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 14 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City water towers in their dying moments

A century-old water tower and its younger counterparts across Ho Chi Minh City, icons of the city’s hub, could well become a thing of the past.

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The water crisis is quickly spreading to Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

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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Salt water intrusion threatens HCM City

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Báo Dân Trí English 14 month(s) ago

Salt water intrusion threatens HCM City

Salt water intrusion has seriously affected the Saigon River this year, posing a risk to the daily supply of water for household use in HCM City.

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Saigon's unused water towers to be demolished

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VietnamNet English 14 month(s) ago

Saigon's unused water towers to be demolished

VietNamNet Bridge – Seven unused water towers in HCM City will be demolished, according to the municipal water supply authority.

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HCM City: water supply affected by saltwater intrusion

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VietnamNet English 14 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City: water supply affected by saltwater intrusion

VietNamNet Bridge - The water supply in HCM City is threatened as water plants now cannot use the raw water from the Sai Gon and Dong Nai Rivers for processing because of saline intrusion.

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

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

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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