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Save the environment by efficiently using freshwater

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Myanmar possesses 16 per cent of the water sources of Southeast Asian countries as well as 12 per cent of Asia. Hence, the government is striving to supply clean drinking water to all villages facing shortages of drinking water in 2031.
In summer, three dry zones such as Sagaing, Mandalay and Magway regions are facing a scarcity of drinking water. Moreover, other regions and states are also encountering shortages of water, based on climate change and environmental degradation.
Due to the consequent impacts of climate change, Myanmar loses some water sources. Lakes and wells are dried out in summer. Some irrigation facilities face a lesser volume of water before the summer.
The government launched the implementation of the projects to supply drinking water to the people from some 300 villages as of the 2020-2021 financial year. A pilot project was implemented in villages of NyaungU Township, Mandalay Region.
The 10-year water supply project will last till the 2030-2031 financial year. As a result, all villages facing shortages of drinking water will be sure to get clean drinking water in 2031.
As part of solving the drinking water problems of the people, the Department of Rural Development distributes drinking water to rural areas—7.03 million gallons of drinking water to 860 villages in 2016, 15.72 million gallons to 527 villages in 2017, 0.77 million gallons to 113 villages, 2.92 million gallons to 389 villages in 2019, 3.57 million gallons to 347 villages and some volume of drinking water to 374 villages in 2021.
Indeed, freshwater is of great importance for the daily life of the people. Hence, they need to efficiently consume freshwater with minimizing waste and loss. On the other hand, relevant authorities need to sink tube wells to pump out the underground water for local sufficiency of drinking water.
Storing water in hand is a proper way of preventing the danger of fire in summer as Myanmar is located in the tropical region. Actually, drinking water is a tool to shift the nature of society endowed with health facilities. Generally, the people are to emphasize efficient utilization of freshwater sources such as drinking water for consumption and underground water tapping for agricultural purposes.
All the people need to take practice for use of water as saving the environment to be greened in order to last the long term existence of water sources in the country.

Generally, the people are to emphasize efficient utilization of freshwater sources such as drinking water for consumption and underground water tapping for agricultural purposes.
All the people need to take practice for use of water as saving the environment to be greened in order to last the long term existence of water sources in the country.

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