14:50 | 18/01/2016 Science - Technology
About VND10.4 billion (US$464,000) will be invested in a Japan-funded project on capacity building and technology training to reduce clean water loss in Hanoi from 2016-2018.
Japan will support Hanoi in reducing clean water loss (Credit: VNA)
The project, carried out by the Hanoi Water Limited Company is intended to improve loss management capacity and apply advanced technology to reduce loss of water through pipe leakages.
Technical training will be provided for the company’s staff for better water loss control.
Nearly VND9 billion in financial assistance will be provided for the project by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) through its Partnership Programme.
The fund will be spent on training activities, provision of water leak detectors and advanced technology to control the problem.
The Vietnamese side’s contribution to the project will be used in purchasing equipment for offices and training./.