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Vietnam's Mekong Delta subsides up to 5cm each yearicon

Vietnam's Mekong Delta subsides up to 5cm each year

The Mekong Delta region is sinking between 2 and 5cm per year, Lao Dong newspaper reported, citing source from the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ).

 
Mekong Delta forecast to have small floods this yearicon

Mekong Delta forecast to have small floods this year

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
04/08/2019

The Mekong Delta will not have early or intense flooding in its upper parts this year because of the low water level in the Mekong River, according to the National Centre of Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting.

Mekong River suffers as Thailand stores more watericon

Mekong River suffers as Thailand stores more water

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
25/07/2019

The Mekong water level in the section which runs across Thailand is at 2.6 meters, the lowest level in the last decade. Thai Nakkhon Phanom provincial authorities have begun storing water in 13 reservoirs in 12 districts for agricultural production.

Opposition to Laos’ hydropower projects makes no difference: expertsicon

Opposition to Laos’ hydropower projects makes no difference: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
24/06/2019

Despite the opposition of the Mekong River Commission and its arm in Vietnam, Laos has built hydropower plants along the Mekong River, so experts at a conference in Tien Giang last week pondered whether it is necessary to raise their protests again.