Myanmar – Yangon
Sanitation has been a priority to Yangon for centuries. In downtown Yangon a centralized sewerage system where sludge is pushed by air-pumps is operating for more than 100 years.
Rapid urbanization increases the demand for residential housing projects, where innovative approaches are needed to provide sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions for wastewater treatment and sanitation services.
Yangon is the economic capital of Myanmar and with its estimated 5.4 million inhabitants, presents the largest urban agglomeration of the country. Located at the top of the Irrawaddy river delta and hosting Myanmar’s largest international airport it is also the countries trading hub for goods and services. Presenting high opportunities for business development, industries and education it has developed to be the major destination for country-internal migration.
Yangon is characterized by a rapid urbanization process in recent years. This led to high pressure on infrastructure development, especially for new sub-urban housing project. Therefore, the city is focusing on large scale DEWATS plant in the uprising township areas in combination with adequate Solid Waste Management and fostering a Knowledge Transfer and Expertise Development (KTED) program for all stakeholders. More info link city profile
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