Nearly 80% of Thua Thien – Hue population use clean water
3/10/17 4:45 PM
Nearly 80% of people in the central coastal province of Thua Thien – Hue have access to clean water thanks to a national target programme on clean water and environmental sanitation in 2016-2020.
The locality aims to provide clean water to 100% of rural people by 2020 and build clean water supply facilities at all schools and medical stations.
The Thua Thien Hue Construction and Water Supply State One Member Co., Ltd. has selected Phong Dien district, located far from the centre of Hue city, to carry out a project worth VND51.5 billion (US$2.25 million) to provide clean water for locals.
The company plans to increase the capacity of Phong Thu factory in the district to 21,000 cubic metres per day by 2020 in the second phase of the project funded by the Asian Development Bank.
It has also invested more than VND158 billion (US$6.9 million) to upgrade several old water supplying plants and build new ones.
The company runs 13 water production plants with combined capacity of 105,000 cubic metres per day, providing water across Thua Thien – Hue province.