HCMC cleans out 18 polluted canal networks

According to the direct of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Dinh La Thang about cleaning up the city’s polluted canals, rivers and flows, the HCMC People’s Committee required relevant departments and agencies have to finish dredging 18 polluted water and drainage canals in Hoc Mon district and district 12 by the end of this year.

Volunteers clean up drainage canal. (Photo:SGGP)

The Committee also directed the Ho Chi Minh City Management Center of Anti-flood Program to plan measures to logically execute work for moving dust mud and litter to prescribed places.

Earlier, Party Chief Thang had a meeting with the electors in Hoc Mon. At the reception, the voters reflected with the city Party Chief about prolonged- years polluted problems on local drainage canals. 

By Quoc Hung- Translated by Huyen Huong

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