Vietnam needs up to US$10.2 billion to invest in new water supply and sewerage projects to meet increasing clean water demand, which will approximate 10 million cubic meters a day by 2020.
Residents use tap water in Phuoc Kien commune, Nha Be district, HCMC
According to Technical Infrastructure Bureau under the Ministry of Construction, Vietnam now has nearly 800 urban areas with clean water supply capacity totaling 7.4 million cubic meters a day, up 1.6 times over ten years ago.
By 2020, the number of urban residents is forecast to reach 44 million people and clean water demand will increase to 9.6-10 million cubic meters a day.
So the country needs $3.3 billion to build new water plants and improve the existing water supply systems and other works. Investment need in urban household wastewater treatment facilities will reach $6.9 billion in the next five years Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam needs $10.2 billion for clean water supply projects”