Water and sanitation

Water and sanitation infrastructure and facilities

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 ...


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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Ministry to regulate well drilling business in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Drilling a well in Laos will no longer be as simple as it used to be now that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has stepped in to regulate these operations.The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Mr Sommad Pholsena, ...

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Water supply project built by Chinese firm completes in Lao capital

VIENTIANE, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) — A water supply project, built by the China North Industries Group Corporation Limited (NORINCO), has been completed and handed over to the owner in Lao capital Vientiane Wednesday.The handover ceremony for water pipe system extension project of Sandin Water Supply ...


Rotary Club of Ladner takes lead in running water project for Laos village

In remote villages of Laos, considered the most bombed country in history where one-third of the population was killed during a 20-year civil war, lack of access to clean water is both a health problem and a barrier to education for many children.The village of ...

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