Localities hit by saline intrusion receive assistance Society

Localities hit by saline intrusion receive assistance

Saline intrusion this year in Vinh Long province has arrived a month earlier than usual and is forecast to be much more severe than in previous years. Given the situation, many organisations and individuals have assisted locals with water tanks and purifiers.
Ca Mau to supply clean water for drought-affected households Environment

Ca Mau to supply clean water for drought-affected households

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau plans to build more water supply systems, set up water pipes, drill bore wells, and provide water containers for households affected by drought and saline intrusion, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Thailand: Officials follow up on anti-drought project World

Thailand: Officials follow up on anti-drought project

Sakda Wichiansilp, director general of the Department of Ground Water Resources, has visited areas affected by drought in Sakon Nakhon province and followed up on the project to develop ground water for large-sized farms in the dry season.
Mekong Delta takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion Environment

Mekong Delta takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion

Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta was predicted to come earlier and with higher level of salinity than that recorded in the 2015-2016 dry season, the damages to farming areas are expected to be less serious as authorities and farmers have taken measures to cope with the situation in the 2019-2020 dry season.
Thailand warns of looming drought World

Thailand warns of looming drought

Thailand is going to experience its worst drought in a decade, as average precipitation across the country has fallen far short of monthly averages, said the Meteorological Department.
Thailand sets up mountain area water supply for Lao villagers ASEAN

Thailand sets up mountain area water supply for Lao villagers

As part of an assistance package given to neighbouring countries in addition to the Thailand-Laos road development project, the Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) has helped set up a tap water system for Lao villagers living in border areas.
HCM City takes measures to ensure tap water quality Society

HCM City takes measures to ensure tap water quality

The quality of tap water in Ho Chi Minh City is being closely monitored by production and distribution units as well as independent agencies such as the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre and district-level preventive health centres.
Schools, colleges begin reducing use of plastics Environment

Schools, colleges begin reducing use of plastics

Educational institutions in several provinces and Ho Chi Minh City are encouraging their students and staff not to use single-use plastic water bottles and straws as part of the UN’s global Beat Plastic Pollution campaign.
Vietnam steers towards better water for everyone Society

Vietnam steers towards better water for everyone

Many families in Hong Linh commune in Ha Tinh province still keep water pipes running from mountain creeks. Others in the province’s Thuan Loc commune prefer to use their wells, just in case tap water dries up.