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The effects of Chinese dams on water flows in the Lower Mekong Basin

Since 1993, China has built six dams in the mainstream on the Upper Mekong Basin, known as the Lancang in China. Operations of these dams have stirred many concerns from the Lower Mekong Basin communities on how these dams will impact their river ...

Flood Control and Disaster Management

Floods are caused by many factors: heavy precipitation, severe winds over water, unusual high tides, tsunamis, or failure of dams, levels, retention ponds, or other structures that contained the water.

Measuring Water Use with Remote Sensing

Water project planning will improve as remote sensing technology expands understanding of the quantum of flow and water use in river basins

Rising seas puts Vietnam in climate change 'bull's eye'

Rising waters, storm accentuation and on-shore salinity problems will drive this migration," he said. "But the Vietnamese have survived extreme adversity in the past and may be a leader in coping with sea encroachments and other climate changes in ...

In Viet Nam, Government and Farmers Find New Ways to Manage Climate Change

New laws, policies, training centers—and plenty of infrastructure upgrades like water pumps and irrigations systems—are helping Vietnamese farmers deal with the challenges of weather, geography, and climate change.

Value of water report highlights the economic benefits of investing in water

WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 24, 2017 -- A new report finds that closing the nation's gap in investment in water infrastructure would create 1.3 million jobs and generate $220 billion in economic activity.

Protecting water resources with geospatial

Everyone knows that water is essential to life, yet it is something many of us take for granted. We just turn on a faucet and it's there, or we hook up the hose and water our lawn or garden. However, access to clean water is a luxury in many parts ... maivancong@wru.vn175 TaySon, Dong Da Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam
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