The Prime Minister has just approved adjusting the Program of investigation and finding underground water sources to supply running water in mountainous areas and water shortages areas.

The overall objective of the Program of investigation and finding underground water sources in mountainous areas and water shortages areas to supply running water, create conditions to improve people’s life, especially in ethnic minorities.

This Program is implemented in mountainous areas and water shortages areas in 41 provinces with 325 surveyed and evaluated areas, including: Northern region (15 provinces); North Central region (5 provinces); South Central region and Central Highlands region (4 provinces); Southern region (10 provinces).

This Program includes 3 projects:

Project 1: Investigating and finding underground water sources in high mountain areas and water shortages areas. The objective is to find underground                 water sources with appropriate reserves and quality, meeting the requirements for running water supply in mountainous areas and water shortages areas.

Project 2: Researching scientific solutions, technology and policy to manage and protect underground water sources, treat and supply clean water to adapt          to high mountainous areas and water shortages areas.

Project 3: Building a water supply system in high mountainous areas and water shortages areas, ensuring sustainable and safe water supply for people.

The duration of this Program is from 2015 to 2023, divided into 2 phases. Phase 1 (from 2015 to 2020), phase 2 (from 2020 to 2023).

Sources:
Lao Dong Newspaper (laodong.vn)

Moi Truong Newspaper (moitruong.net.vn)

Editor: AnhNTL – VidaGIS Company