MoC: Expanding HCMC drainage system to address flooding


The Ministry of Construction (MoC) plans to triply increase of the existing 650 square kilometer drainage network of HCM City. This plan has been submitted to the Government for approval. The expanded drainage system is expected to deal with the routine flooding and scheduled to be completed in 2030. It includes also setting up more sewage treatment plants in the period from 2036 to 2030.

Source & further information: “Ministry of Construction plans to expand HCM City drainage system” at, accessed on 24 Mar 2021