Releasing water is a task China has to do periodically as its dams cannot keep holding back water, and given the increasing level of ice melt that raises sea level, it is a must for China to save its land from salt intrusion, Le Anh Tuan, deputy head of the Climate Change Institute at Can Tho University, said. … [Read more...] about Experts say water release from Chinese dams too little to reach Vietnam
On Sunday, a woman with three children visited and a six-year-old boy drowned there. In June, another boy also drowned at the park’s river area. Thanh Ha Water Park has ever been fined VND20 million (USD869.56) for being put into service but lacking its necessary papers. A signboard saying that the closure is for maintenance has been placed at the gate of the park. … [Read more...] about Hanoi water park suspended after two boys drown
The water volume of Ka Nak and Đại Ninh reservoirs in Bình Định and Bình Thuận provinces are down to 15 per cent of their designed capacity, leaving 50,000ha out of a total 370,000ha severely affected by the water shortage. — VNS … [Read more...] about Central Vietnam faces water shortage for summer-autumn crop
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Vietnam Navy Rear Admiral Do Minh Thai (C) checking the salt-water filtration system on Song Tu Tay Island. Source: thanhnien.com.vn At present, Song Tu Tay Island has four seawater desalination systems using solar and wind energy to generate over 800 litres per hour. The filtered water meets all quality standards. … [Read more...] about Salt-water filters benefit Song Tu Tay islanders
Mekong Delta provinces want to build reservoirs to store freshwater Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently had a working session with localities declaring an emergency because of drought and saline intrusion in Mekong Delta, including Long An, Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Kien Giang and Ca Mau. … [Read more...] about Should water be transferred from east to west to save the Mekong Delta?