HCMC: 100% municipal wastewater to be treated by 2030


According to the Department of Construction of Hồ Chí Minh City (HCMC), the city plans that all municipal wastewater will be treated by 2030. Presently, the treatment rate is less than 10%. HCMC will construct 12 municipal wastewater treatment plants by 2025. In June 2021, the city issued a new price scheme for wastewater drainage and treatment services for 2022 – 2025. In this sense, the price will increase 15% in 2022 and 30% in 2025. The city is calling for investment in wastewater drainage works and wastewater treatment plants.

Source & further information: “Năm 2030, TP.HCM xử lý nước thải 100% trước khi xả ra môi trường” at https://plo.vn, accessed on 16 July 2021.