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Water Resource Management in Panglong
- This research is focused on core area in Panglong and its environ. The data required for this research were collected by using questionnaires in four wards and by gathering from Administrative Department and Municipal Department. The objective of this study is to clarify the management of water resource in Panglong by analyzing the distribution and application of water resource. Defined water resource include streams water, groundwater and wells. Stream water in Nam Pawn stream is flowing through Mongpawn, Loilem and Panglong Townships which is applied in agriculture. Groundwater, wells and water supply of Municipal Department are used in domestic and business. As the result, it is found that water resources are related to water supply system of Municipal Department and private management system. Wells are inadequately managed in marginal area. The pure water resources cannot be found in Panglong and its environ. Environmental degradation and health problems are encountered through increasing pollution around the Panglong. It is necessary to take water resource management into account in proper planning, design and implementation.
May Thu Naing
- Jour. Myan. Acad. Arts & Sc