6.1. Development of Performance Database for Wastewater Treatment Services 2014
6.1.1. Training on Performance Database for Wastewater Treatment Services
A conference “Collection Data on Urban Wastewater Treatment Services in Vietnam” has been conducted in Ha Noi on 23/9/2015. 14 out of 17 utilities participated, excluding three utilities as Quang Ninh, Hai Duong and Phu My Hung. At the conference, two utilities (LAWACO and Soc Trang Urban Works One Member Limited Company) submitted their data.
6.1.2. Data collection:
The Ministry of Construction sent the letter No.2404/BXD-HTKT dated 15/10/2015 to 16 utilities in charge of WWTP operation and management in the country in which requested to provide data in WWT in year 2014.
By 31/1/2016, it received data from 13 utilities in which 3 utilities did not submit their data as Can Tho, SFC Vietnam and Vinh Urban Infrastructure Development and Management JSC.
The list of utilities submitted WWT data presented in the Table 6.1.
6.1.3. Verification and Data Inputs Correction
Review and Verification of Data Inputs
The data has been verified and analyzed. The unreasonable data was verified via the form: phone calls directly to data provider or send the verified data to the utilities for confirmation. In general, the data seem to be quite accuracy with some minors in unit of measurement as: thousand or units (m3, people, million VND) and misunderstandings on the population in service areas.
The data correction is undertaken as following principle:
Use data provided by the Utilities.
For some inconsistencies or unreasonable data, Consultant reviewed and adjusted based on the reference source as follows:
Response from providers;
Data published by the utilities (disclosure reports or Internet);
2014 Reports submitted by DoCs to the MoC within framework of implementation of Decree 05/2012 and 06/2012 as stipulated by the MoC.
The correction and adding data inputs of the utilities are summarized in Table 6.2 below. Details of adjusted and added values are presented in Annex 6.1.
6.1.4. Development of Performance Database for Wastewater Treatment Services 2014