Water Pollution in Cambodia - College Essay - 516 Words
Star Kampuchea - a Cambodian non-governmental organization - organizes the program Volunteer Action for Cambodia (VAC) which invites volunteers from all over the world to work with Cambodian non-governmental organizations. On May 17th, 2011, weltwaerts vol-unteer Marina Brueckner gave a presentation on School Based Sanitation (SBS) projects and showed the BORDA-Cambodia video “Water Pollution in Cambodia” to 15 VAC volunteers in order to raise awareness about sanitation and environmental issues in Cambodia and exchange experience on voluntary work.
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On May 26th, 2011, the annual Scientific Day of the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) co-organized by UNDP (United Nations Development Program) and attended by na-tional and international scientists, entrepreneurs and government officials took place in Phnom Penh. The purpose of the event was to discuss on engineering issues for the devel-opment of Cambodia. GRET, a French NGO, gave a presentation on its work in Trabeang Sab Commune (Takeo province) developing technical and institutional references for developing small town urban sanitation systems and services. This included the wastewater treatment component (DEWATS), developed in partnership with BORDA-Cambodia, which was completed in 2010.
Water Pollution in Cambodia (DEWATS) - YouTube
Water Pollution In Cambodia - World News
A short film about water pollution in Cambodia and DEcentralized WAstewater Treatment Solutions (DEWATS) options provided by ESC-BORDA Cambodia.
Essays on Cause And Effect Of Water Pollution In Cambodia
Other than the floods there are many other causes of water pollution in Cambodia. The causes are waters running from industries and factories, septic tanks, wastes from hospitals, oil secretion from the water vehicles and wastes thrown from the construction sites are some of them. Phnom Penh is an industrial area and the waters are highly polluted from thrown from the industries. In the agricultural areas the poisonous pesticides gets dissolved in the ground waters and adversely effect human and animal health. The extracted minerals interact with both the ground and surface water to pollute the water resources (Lapan 1-18).