Vietnam Hospital Operates Japan Technology-used Wastewater Treatment System

Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital operated Sunday, Nov. 29 a VND80 billion ($4.3 million) wastewater treatment system that is equipped with Japan’s advanced technology. The system, which was equipped with the Anaerobic/Anoxic Oxic Process (AAO) technology transferred by Advanced International JSC, can treat 4,000 cu.m of wastewater a day, the Nhan Dan newspaper reported. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Pham Khoi Nguyen said that the technology will be applied to other hospitals nationwide after a six-month test run at Cho Ray Hospital. Director of Cho Ray Hospital Nguyen Truong Son said the upgrading of the hospital’s new wastewater treatment system is of great significance. The hospital discharges 2,000-2,500 cu.m of wastewater a day, accounting for one-seventh of the city’s total hospital wastewater volume, Son added.