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Hanoi to clean up polluted To Lich river with water from Red rivericon

Hanoi to clean up polluted To Lich river with water from Red river

The plan is to supply water from the Red river to improve quality of water in To Lich river which is severely contaminated for years.

 
Hanoi river water remains pollutedicon

Hanoi river water remains polluted

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/08/2020

The quality of surface water in many lakes and rivers in the north has improved, but 15 monitoring areas of 185 that have been monitored remain heavily polluted, mainly on the Cau and Nhue-Day rivers.

Many rivers in northern provinces still polluted: Environment administrationicon

Many rivers in northern provinces still polluted: Environment administration

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/07/2020

Rivers in northern provinces are severely polluted, according to the Vietnam Environment Administration's report released recently.

HCM City aims to reduce water pollution by 90 percenticon

HCM City aims to reduce water pollution by 90 percent

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/07/2020

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.

Japanese team gives up project to revive Hanoi’s polluted rivericon

Japanese team gives up project to revive Hanoi’s polluted river

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/06/2020

The Hanoi Department of Construction has once again requested the team to show their legal documents, but so far the company has not responded to the request.

HCM City canals battle severe pollutionicon

HCM City canals battle severe pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/05/2020

Many canals in HCM City are struggling with the serious pollution due to illegal waste dumping.

Hanoi river struggling with rubbishicon

Hanoi river struggling with rubbish

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/02/2020

Nhue River in Hanoi has become more polluted due to rubbish.

Hanoi residents affected by polluted rivericon

Hanoi residents affected by polluted river

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/12/2019

Tens of thousands of people in Hanoi have been hit by the severe pollution of a local river for many years.

Vietnam needs solutions for sustainable development of riversicon

Vietnam needs solutions for sustainable development of rivers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/12/2019

Vietnam's rivers have greatly contributed to socio-economic development, but over-exploitation in recent years has seriously affected this valuable resource, an expert has said.

Hanoi’s main water pipeline breaks againicon

Hanoi’s main water pipeline breaks again

SOCIETY
22/11/2019

The owner of the water pipeline said it found “a leak” on the pipeline section of Thang Long Boulevard (Thach That district).

Red River to be used to clean To Lich Rivericon

Red River to be used to clean To Lich River

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/11/2019

Hanoi authorities are proposing to use water from the Red River to revive the heavily polluted To Lich River.

Viwasupco general director fired for connection to Hanoi's water crisisicon

Viwasupco general director fired for connection to Hanoi's water crisis

SOCIETY
06/11/2019

The board of directors of Song Da Water Investment Company (Viwasupco) on November 5 fired Nguyen Van Ton from his posts as general director and legal representative of the firm due to the fallout from the recent water contamination incident.

Hanoi chairman discusses liability for water pollution incidenticon

Hanoi chairman discusses liability for water pollution incident

SOCIETY
05/11/2019

Nguyen Duc Chung, chairman of Hanoi City’s government, on behalf of the municipal leaders, has pledged to learn from past mistakes in handling the water contamination incident involving the Da River.

HCM City determined to clear up canals and channelsicon

HCM City determined to clear up canals and channels

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
31/10/2019

HCM City People's Committee has asked related agencies to focus on dealing with canal and channel pollution and encroachment in the area.

Three prosecuted for polluting Hanoi's Da Rivericon

Three prosecuted for polluting Hanoi's Da River

SOCIETY
24/10/2019

Police in the northern province of Hoa Binh yesterday filed charges against three individuals who allegedly dumped waste engine oil into the Da River, polluting fresh water supplied to hundreds of thousands of people in Hanoi.

Hanoi to publicise water quality daily after oil contaminationicon

Hanoi to publicise water quality daily after oil contamination

SOCIETY
18/10/2019

Hanoi will give daily reports on tap water quality following the oil contamination at the Da River Water Plant.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks Hoa Binh, Hanoi to tackle water pollutionicon

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks Hoa Binh, Hanoi to tackle water pollution

POLITICS
17/10/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the authorities of Hoa Binh Province and Hanoi City to direct Song Da Water Investment JSC (Viwasupco) to address the polluted tap water from the Da River, discovered last week.

Water plant confirms Hanoi tap water not poisonedicon

Water plant confirms Hanoi tap water not poisoned

SOCIETY
16/10/2019

Nguyen Van Ton, Director of the Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco) confirmed on October 14 that there was no toxic substance in strange-smelling tap water in Hanoi.