Water experts: Myanmar needs to prepare for climate change

With the threat of climate change and population growth, Myanmar – a nation rich in water resources – has to put in place proper measures to ensure water security for the future, experts said.Keep reading ...

Myanmar negotiating 200 billion Euro loan from Belgium for riverbank upgrades

Myanmar is in discussion with Belgium to receive a 200 billion Euro loan that will be used to achieve better water flow by digging a sandbank in the Ayeyawady and Chindwin rivers.According to a representative of the department of water resource and river development, a ...

Authorities to take protective measures against riverbank erosion

AS PART OF its riverbank erosion control progamme across Mandalay, authorities will carry out protection measures against riverbank erosion next month, said U Toe Aung Lin, director of regional department of water resources and improvement of river systems.Keep reading ...

As sandbanks clog up rivers, flooding augmented in Rakhine State

sandbanks, which are blocking the course of rivers and streams in Rakhine State, need to dredged to prevent flooding, say local residents and engineers.They point out that low-lying townships within the state are prone to flooding when rivers and streams in mountainous areas flow down ...

New fuel handling jetty project leads to riverbank erosion: DWIR official

PREVENTION activities should be carried out near the confluence of the Ayeyawady River and the Dokhtawaddy River to protect them from riverbank erosion, said U Taing Aung Lin, director of the Mandalay Region Department of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems.Keep reading ...

Sommer Rader installed in Mandalay to measure water flow of Ayeyawady River

A SOMMER rader was installed on Saturday at the Inwa (Sagaing) old bridge in Mandalay by the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR).U Toe Aung Lin, director of the DWIR (Mandalay), said the key objective of the installation of new radar ...

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