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Binh Duong (VNA) – The southern province of Binh Duong and the World Bank concluded negotiations on a 92 million USD loan for the urban wastewater collection and treatment project in Di An town on April 29.

The project with a total investment of 115 million USD will help control water resource pollution and end the illegal discharge of wastewater, while increasing the efficient use of water resources and ensuring safe water resources in the Dong Nai River basin.

The project’s main component is a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 20,000 cu.m per day. The plant will collect and treat wastewater for an area of 1,600 hectares.

The Binh Duong Environment and Water Supply Company is assigned to implement the project.

This is the third project of the kind in the southern province. The other two are in Thu Dau Mot city and Thuan An town, using official development assistance capital from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

The project in Thu Dau Mot city has been put into operation with a capacity of 17,000 cu.m per day, serving nearly 400,000 local residents.-VNA