YCDC warns 78 factories to install waste water treatment system before year’s end

YANGON - Seventy-eight factories have been instructed to install waste water treatment system by the year's end, an official from Yangon City Development Committee said. According to Than Lwin Oo, head of pollution control and cleaning department, out of 3,264 factories in the 24 industrial zones in Yangon, 207 release waste water into waterways. Waste water from 109 factories is released after being treated while 78 factories fail to abide by the standard set by the YCDC. In September, … [Read more...]