The two-kilometer Bà Tiếng canal is a severely polluted hotspot in Hồ Chí Minh City (HCMC) for a long time.
A section of Bà Tiếng canal in Hồ Chí Minh City. Source of photo: “TP.HCM: Rạch Bà Tiếng…đứng xa vẫn thấy mùi thối!”, posted on 18.08.2017 at https://moitruong.net.vn
The project to clean up the Bà Tiếng canal was approved by the city´s Department of Construction in October 2019. It is expected that by end of this year, HCMC will finish selecting the investors to implement this project. The project is funded by the city.
Sources & further information: “TP.HCM khởi động dự án cải tạo rạch Bà Tiếng” at https://kinhtemoitruong.vn, https://baodauthau.vn, and “TP.HCM: Rạch Bà Tiếng…đứng xa vẫn thấy mùi thối” at https://moitruong.net.vn, accessed on 14 October 2021.