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[Draft] Environmental and social impact assessment: Stung Atay hydro-electric BOT project in Veal Veng district, Pursat province

C.H.D is one of the largest Chinese companies in the world working on saving and conserving water resources to generate electricity. The company will develop the hydroelectric dam located in O'Som commune, Veal Veng district, 86 kilometers southwest of Koh Kong province, and about 168 kilometers from the company's office at the second dam, southwest from Pursat town.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Topics Hydropower dams
Document type Environmental Impact Assessment
Contracting Parties
  • Cambodia Hydropower Limited (China)
Concession/License name C.H.D (Cambodia) hydropower development Co.,Ltd.
Disclosure Mode Released by company
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright No
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Version / Edition 1
Language of document
  • Khmer
  • Pursat
Metadata Reference Information

Metadata last updated on 2019-08-28. For inquiries contact: Open Development Cambodia, Email:, Website: Address: 43 St. 208, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


SAWAC Consultants for Development

Granted area 5098.67
Contract term 30.0
Contract term unit Years
Payment for concession fees unit $/ha
Land use planning unit Ha
Job creation summary

The company plans to recruit staffs and workers. The company gives priority to people living near the project area. During the four-year construction period, there are about 900 people including 500 local residents and 400 Chinese workers. There were 52 workers for the construction of the transmission line from the two power plants to O'Som sub-station, including 4 local residents and 12 Chinese workers. During the 30 years of operation and maintenance, the company recruits 30 people including 19 Cambodian staffs and 11 Chinese staffs and workers. The company plans to recruit 2 Cambodians and 9 Chinese as staffs to manage transmission line from the power tower of Dam 1 to O'Som sub-station. The company plans to recruit 11 people, 2 Cambodian and 9 Chinese as staffs to manage transmission line from power plant of the second dam to O'Som sub-station.

Training summary

The project owner will provide training courses for staff and workers, especially Cambodian workers such as technical knowledge, safety precautions, laws, regulations, and prevention strategies for communicable diseases.

Environmental protection obligation

Overseeing the implementation of the environmental management plan of the company is the responsibility of the coalition of the relevant ministries and departments, which will be developed by the project owner together with the Ministry of Environment. This Environmental Protection and Monitoring Team is under the supervision of the Ministry of Environment.

Environmental fund summary

The cost of environmental restoration is USD 3,091,250.00 for 6 months. USD 1,977,248.00 for water and land conservation, USD 35,200.00 for environmental protection, USD 545,200.00 for wildlife protection, USD 40,000.00 for wildlife rehabilitation, USD 66,400.00 for health protection, USD 50,000 in environmental education, USD 100,000.00 in consulting fees and USD 130,000 for construction and relocation costs.

Total amount of environmental funds 3091250.0
Related Project

Stung Atay I:

Stung Atay II:

Legacy reference document Draft_EIA_CHD_Cambodia_hydropower__00.12.2011.pdf
Keywords Environmental impact accessment
Open Contracting Identifier ocds-miumsd-96be65c2-66dc-49c0-917b-d0c9831aa7b1
Date uploaded August 28, 2019, 01:40 (UTC)
Date modified October 4, 2021, 09:44 (UTC)