Water and sanitation

More than 40 villages in Champhone district achieve Open Defecation Free status

The ceremony to declare 41 villages Open Defecation Free marks a milestone in the collaboration between the Government and SNV to implement the Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A) – Beyond the Finish Line project. The project is funded by the Australian Government with ...

Times Reporters

SUNWIP provides clean water supply for people in Xeno area, Savannakhet

Lao News Agency-KPL- The Lao government and the European Union (EU) jointly strive to improve access to clean water in Khammuan and Savannakhet provinces through the Scaling-Up Nutrition and WASH Infrastructure Project (SUNWIP) to contribute to achieving SDG 2 “End hunger, achieve food security and ...


Japan grants support for school, water supply projects in Laos’ poor communities

(KPL) The government of Japan is providing grant assistance worth over US$159,000 for two education related projects in Bokeo and Xekong Provinces and one water supply system project in Xayabouly Province through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).Grant contracts were signed at ...

KPL News Desk

South Korea fund to provide nearly US$44 million for water supply projects in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – South Korea’s Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) has agreed to provide low interest loans worth almost US$44 million to support water supply development projects in Champassak and Saravan provinces in southern Laos.This was decided at a meeting between representatives of EDCF ...

News Desk

Water provider augments supply from Nam Ngum river

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Vientiane Water Supply State Enterprise has placed pumps in the Nam Ngum river to feed the Dongmakkhai water treatment plant in Xaythany district, hoping this will provide the plant with enough water to supply local residents as the dry season ...

Phomphong Laoin

Vientiane Hit by Water Shortage amid Drought

Vientiane’s water utility company, Nampapa Nakhone Luang, is currently installing a new pump to draw water up from the Nam Ngum river as some areas of the capital are facing water shortages.In particular, parts of Xaythany, Xaysettha and Chanthabouly districts do not have sufficient water, ...

Latsamy Phonevilay

Japan pouring US$17.8 million into Luang Prabang water supply upgrade

The Japanese government is funding a grant aid project worth US$17.8 million to improve the water supply system in Luang Prabang city, under a grant agreement signed in Vientiane on Thursday.The agreement was signed by the Director General of the Department of International Cooperation of ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

JICA supports Luang Prabang water upgrade construction 

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is supporting the construction of Luang Prabang city’s expanded water supply from 2019-2022 through a grant agreement of US$18.4 million.Nihon Suido Consultants Co., Ltd will prepare the bidding documents, select the winning bid and supervise the project construction. Director of Water ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

NEDA sets up mountain area water supply for Lao villagers

Bangkok – As part of an assistance package given to neighboring countries, the Neighboring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) has joined hands with the Lao World Engineering & Construction Company Ltd to create a mountain tap water system, with a 500,000 baht budget, to ...


Wastewater treatment plant slated for Vientiane

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Vientiane’s first-ever Water Treatment Project for wastewater treatment will be implemented next year.This was announced at a conference on “Opportunity and Challenge of Wastewater Treatment in Laos”, organised by Lao Project Company and Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Thursday.According ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth

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