Hanoi: All industrial parks to have wastewater systems by 2020
The capital city of Hanoi will focus on wastewater treatment systems in all industrial parks by 2020 (Photo: VNA)
The capital city of Hanoi will focus on wastewater
treatment systems in all industrial parks by 2020 as part of its efforts to enhance
The municipal People’s Committee has ordered the Department of Natural
Resources and Environment to examine the environmental impact assessments of operating
projects in the city.
Meanwhile, investors must work to handle wastewater that can pollute and damage
the surrounding environment and local livelihoods. All of the measures must be made
in compliance with national technical standards. In addition, they must declare
and pay fees for environmental protection.
The capital city is now home to 18 industrial parks with a total area of nearly
3,441 hectares. There are 89 industrial complexes in the city, 43 of which are operating
stably and 46 others have just completed their infrastructure systems.
According to reports from relevant authorities, wastewater treatment plants
have been built in nine operating industrial zones while construction of 21 stations
in 43 industrial complexes has been completed. However, of the 21 only 10
stations with combined capacity of 10,800 cubic metres per day are operational.-VNA