If the local population continues to grow uncontrollably, all measures to be applied, from seawater filtering to water transfer from the east to the west, will become useless, experts say. The Mekong Delta is experiencing the most serious drought and saline intrusion in its history. A report found that about 130,000 hectares of fruit trees and 150,000 households have been affected by the drought and saline intrusion. If the local population continues to grow uncontrollably, all measures to be applied, from seawater filtering to water transfer from the east to the west, will become useless, experts say. According to Ni, there are three major problems that need to be addressed. Le Ha Drought and salt water in Vietnam will be under control by 2030 Nguyen Van Tinh, director general of the Department of Water Resources, speaks about Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s decision to grant VND500 billion to control salt water intrusion in eight Mekong Delta provinces Severe drought, saline intrusion can be predicted months in advance: expert Nguyen Huu Thien, an independent expert on the Mekong Delta, said he warned of severe drought and saline intrusion in mid-2019 after observing the flood season and the salty-fresh water boundary of the river.
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