the Mekong River, appearance of sandbars and rapids, the death of many fish on sandbars and non-operational water pumping stations are “just the beginning.”
BANGKOK – Three reasons are being cited for record low water levels and the drying up of the Mekong River in Northern and Northeastern Thailand. Less rainfall, a reduction of water released from the Jinhong dam and the trial run of the Xayaburi dam in Laos These 3 reason are being blamed for the sharp […]
Mekong River levels on the Laos-Thailand border in the Northeast Thailand fell at an alarming rate after China’s Jinghong Dam reduced its discharge.
BANGKOK – Thailand’s national water management agency has reported that the Mekong River water levels that have fallen dramatically under impact from dam operations in Laso will soon recover. Somkiat Prajumwong, secretary-general at the Office of National Water Resources (ONWR), offered his reassurance despite warnings from experts that Chinese Dams are destroying the Mekong River. […]