Mekong Delta faces increasing saline intrusion Environment

Mekong Delta faces increasing saline intrusion

The Mekong Delta is seeing increasing saltwater intrusion caused by high tides this week, with salinity boundary of 4 g/l likely to penetrate up to 65km upstream, according the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Water Resources.
Mekong Delta region forecast to suffer highest salinity level in February, March Environment

Mekong Delta region forecast to suffer highest salinity level in February, March

The Mekong Delta region is forecast to suffer more severe saltwater intrusion than the average in many years from the start of February, but not as hard as the 2019-2020 dry season, according to Phung Tien Dung, head of the Hydrological Forecasting Department for the Central, Central Highlands and Southern Regions under the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.