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HCM City to charge fee for sewerage to reduce flooding

21 August 20 Vietnamnet Global Source HCM City Department of Construction has proposed to collect fees on discharged water in an effort to deal with the severe flooding problem in the area. HCM City Department of Construction has submitted the proposal to the city people's committee related to ...
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Polluted Mekong Delta river kills fish, contaminates water sources

18 August 20 VN Express Source A section of the Cai Lon River in Hau Giang Province has turned black and foul-smelling, killing fish and contaminating local water sources. For the past several days Ly Minh Lam, a resident of Long My Town in the Mekong Delta province, has been unable to use wate...
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HCM City aims to reduce water pollution by 90 percent

 11 July 20 Vietnamnet Global Source HCM City authorities have ordered the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment to work with agencies and district authorities to strictly monitor the discarding of litter and untreated sewage in canals in the city. Under a programme to reduc...
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Hà Nội employs new technology to clean up Tô Lịch River

 19 May 20 Viet Nam News Source HÀ NỘI — A sewer system under the Tô Lịch River is being built using unprecedented technology designed by a Japanese company in a bid to clean up the notoriously polluted river. This is part of the Yên Xá wastewater treatment system funded by Japanese Offici...
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Fee for industrial wastewater treatment in Vietnam to be changed in 2021

 07 May 20 Vietnamnet Global Source The Government has issued a new decree on environmental protection fees for industrial wastewater treatment that will replace Decree 154 in 2016. The new one, Decree 53/2020NĐ-CP, which will take effect in January 2021, regulates that the wastewater trea...

Report: Toward a Safe, Clean, and Resilient Water System in Vietnam (5/2019)

Prudent economic policies, combined with the enabling conditions created by a high endowment of water, have transformed Vietnam from a low income to a middle-income country within two decades. Though growth has produced vast benefits, it has also placed unrelenting pressures on water resources, whic...