Yangon mayor inspects Hlaing River-Hlawga Water Resilient Project

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Yangon Mayor U Bo Htay, in his capacity as chair of Yangon Region City Development Committee, inspected  cleaning and sanitation activities at Inya Lake in Mayangon Township and Sawbwagyigon Ward, Insein Township, Hlaing River-Hlawga water resilient project in Hmawby Township, activity to keep Hmawhaywun Park clean and green on the morning of 13 March.
The mayor observed the maintenance of 507 feet long retaining walls at Inya Lake, removing trash, weed and debris with the use of aquamarine equipment and greenery activity at the Lake. The mayor instructed them to accomplish the matters regarding grading, maintenance and planting grass for a lawn between the retaining wall and the pavement.
Later, they checked the cleaning and sanitation activities to ensure smooth drainage in Sawbwagyigon Ward. He made a remark for site grading and greenery activities.
At the briefing room of Hlaing River-Hlawha water resilient project in the compound of Myanmar Rice Research Centre in Hmawby Township, the mayor stated that the project can contribute to the irrigation system for 100 acres of summer paddy and drinking water supply network for Yangon Region.
He coordinated the requirements and instructed the officials concerned to fulfill them and accelerate the efforts in reconstruction and maintenance activity.
The project helps to maintain the storage capacity of Hlawga reservoir, with daily capacity of 60 million gallons of water through 1600 mm HDPE pipe connected from Phugyi water storage facility to Hlawga one, supported by Kankalay river water pump PS1 and PS2 in Hmawby Township.
The project is slated to complete in the end of March 2022 and will start to support Hlawga water distribution network.
Finally, they inspected the water storage facilities, pumping station and water treatment plants and gave some remarks.—MNA

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