Saline intrusion may occur earlier in Mekong Delta Environment

Saline intrusion may occur earlier in Mekong Delta

The saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta region during this year’s dry season would occur earlier and be worse than previous years, warned the Department of Water Resources Management under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Long An working hard to cope with saline intrusion Society

Long An working hard to cope with saline intrusion

The agricultural sector in the Mekong Delta province of Long An has been actively adopting a wide range of solutions to store water resources for production and daily life as part of efforts to prevent the effects of saltwater intrusion.
Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Delta Environment

Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Delta

The most severe saline intrusion - the movement of ocean saltwater into riverine freshwater - is said to occur in the Mekong Delta region from February 8 to 16, coinciding with the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, since Chinese hydro-power plants have reduced their water discharge, which affects water flows downstream on the Mekong River, experts have said.
Ben Tre should prepare to cope with saline intrusion: NA official Environment

Ben Tre should prepare to cope with saline intrusion: NA official

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, which is one of the most vulnerable areas to climate change in the region, should map out a plan for building an irrigation network and enacting measures against saltwater intrusion with a vision for the next 50 years, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Phung Quoc Hien said at a working session with local authorities on July 8.