Preah Sihanouk Province Boosting Wastewater Treatment Plant’s Capacity

Preah Sihanouk province is boosting the capacity of wastewater treatment plant to enable it to filter 80,000 cubic metres of wastewater per day by 2030.

The update was shared in a recent news release from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, adding that Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol chaired a workshop to collect inputs for the advancement of the wastewater management project.

The so-called Sihanoukville water treatment plant, continued the source, is able to filter 40,000 cubic metres of wastewater on a daily basis currently � increasing from 30,000 during the previous years.

After 2021, the filtering capacity of the wastewater treatment plant will continue to increase to allow the handling of 80,000 cubic metres of wastewater a day in 2030.

The increased filtering capacity of wastewater treatment plant is vital to address current waste resulted by rapid development of the coastal province, especially in terms of the existence of commercial centres, factories, hotels and guesthouses, apartments, and other infrastructures.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press