Ho Chi Minh City loses one third of drinking water through leaky pipes: report

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Ho Chi Minh City loses one third of drinking water through leaky pipes: report

Ho Chi Minh City has been losing 33.5 percent of its drinking water every day due to leaky and broken pipes, while many families in the outskirts have to resort to polluted water sources.

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Short supply of clean water puts one million locals at risk

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Short supply of clean water puts one million locals at risk

VietNamNet Bridge – The lack of clean water was affecting 1 million Vietnamese each year, the Government's portal chinhphu.vn reported from a conference held in Ha Noi on Thursday.

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Short supply of clean water puts one million locals at risk

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The lack of clean water was affecting 1 million Vietnamese each year, the Government's portal chinhphu.vn reported from a conference held in Ha Noi on Thursday.

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HCMC plan to hike water prices runs into stiff opposition

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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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Hoa Binh told to address pollution

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has told northern Hoa Binh Province's People's Committee to inspect Doc Bung rubbish dump and submit a plan on overcoming the pollution it produces.

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Ha Noi tap water passes safety tests

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

The Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company claims that the quality of tap water it provides to Ha Noi households strictly meets standards.

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HCMC leader demands results or resignations at water authority

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HCMC leader demands results or resignations at water authority

Many families living on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City have struggled with a lack of clean water for dozens of years, inspiring one high-ranking city official to demand results or resignations from district and water department leaders.

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Mo Lao awaits new water pipe system

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The Fresh Water Business and Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (Viwaco) planned to rebuild the Construction-College residential building's water pipe system next month in Ha Dong District's Mo Lao Ward in Ha Noi.

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Ho Chi Minh City hospital discharges untreated wastewater

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Ho Chi Minh City hospital discharges untreated wastewater

Ho Chi Minh City’s Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Hospital has admitted to discharging untreated waste into the environment.

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Ho Chi Minh City tap water tainted with antibiotics, toxins

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City tap water tainted with antibiotics, toxins

Independent studies have detected antibiotics and hormone-disrupting substances in Ho Chi Minh City's tap water due to the lacks of a system to monitor or decontaminate it, Saigon Tiep Thi Online reported.

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HCM City considers collecting water-drainage fees

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

HCM City considers collecting water-drainage fees

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City collects environmental protection fees equal to 10 percent of the tap water price, and is now planning a fee for water drainage, to be equal to 25 percent of the tap water price.

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Hydropower plants deplete Da Nang tap-water sources

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Hydropower plants deplete Da Nang tap-water sources

VietNamNet Bridge – Da Nang, which has some of the most advanced infrastructure in the country, has been facing a serious water shortage since mid-August, a highly unusual situation for the city.

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Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

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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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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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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