Law on Water Resources should be amended to ensure water security: Expert Environment

Law on Water Resources should be amended to ensure water security: Expert

Although substantial results have been achieved after nine years of implementing the Law on Water Resources 2012, some shortcomings have been revealed, resulting in ineffective use of water and causing loss of budget revenue, according to Chau Tran Vinh, Director of the Department of Water Resources Management (DWRM) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE).
National water resource security scheme discussed Environment

National water resource security scheme discussed

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Water Resource Management Department convened an online meeting with relevant units in Hanoi on May 17 to discuss building a scheme to ensure national water resource security.
Changing mindsets in water resource usage, management Environment

Changing mindsets in water resource usage, management

Changing mindsets in the management and usage of water resources is essential to ensuring water security and dam safety, Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for Science, Technology and Environment Phan Xuan Dung told a conference in Hanoi on August 17.
Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030 Environment

Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Vietnam aims to ensure water security Society

Vietnam aims to ensure water security

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Mekong basin dams pose danger: experts Environment

Mekong basin dams pose danger: experts

Countries in the Mekong River basin have been urged to stop building hydroelectric dams on the river’s main stream as alluvial soil and vital nutrients are being seriously depleted.
Climate change threatens water security Environment

Climate change threatens water security

Ensuring water security is becoming an urgent matter of Vietnam in the context that climate change is causing bad impact on all aspects of the life from socio-economic affairs to the environment.