Can Tho builds drainage systems

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Can Tho City will spend VND8 trillion (US$380 million) to build flood prevention systems until 2020, according to Vo Thi Hong Anh, deputy chairwoman of the municipal People's Committee.

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Tra Vinh: Locals donate land for new rural areas

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

People in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh have donated over 40,000 sq. m of land for the construction of roads, irrigation canals and schools in response to the national new rural area construction programme.

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Mekong Delta city develops irrigation system

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho plans to spend 8 trillion VND (376 million USD) building irrigation systems to prevent inundations in flood-prone areas from now to 2020.

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Tra Vinh province’s rice output hits all-time high

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh reaped a record high rice output with over 1.3 million tonnes this year, up 51,500 tonnes against the previous year. Of the figure, nearly 900,000 tonnes were high quality rice.

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Rare yew trees dying slowly in Dak Lak

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Rare yew trees dying slowly in Dak Lak

VietNamNet Bridge – More than 100 yews (Glyptostrobus pensilis) in the central province of Dak Lak are dying but scientists say they are still trying to choose the correct way to save them.

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Delta faces water shortage, salination

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta faces a possible shortage of freshwater for next year's rice crops due to drought and a worsening of saltwater intrusion in the coming dry season, according to the Southern Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

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Long An to build irrigation works

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Under a long-term programme upgrading local irrigational systems, the southern province of Long An's People's Committee will spend more than VND13 trillion (US$565 million) from different capital sources, including VND3 trillion ($130 million) from ODA (official development assistance) capital, to build and upgrade irrigation works in the Dong Thap Muoi area.

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Mekong Delta builds climate change adaptation irrigation system

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta localities have planned to build irrigation works in a bid to better respond to climate change in the coming time, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region.

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Int’l water industry expo opens in HCM City

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

A wide range of latest products and services applied in urban water supply management, drainage, environmental hygiene, irrigation, wastewater treatment and water filtering technology are on display at an international exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Int’l water industry expo opens in HCM City

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

A wide range of latest products and services applied in urban water supply management, drainage, environmental hygiene, irrigation, wastewater treatment and water filtering technology are on display at an international exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City.

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

Flood experts have called for the Ho Chi Minh City government to adopt drastic measures to control flooding here in the city; otherwise, the city will not be able to solve this chronic problem in future, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Some parts of Thailand still facing water shortages

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Many areas in Thailand are still experiencing water shortages due to insufficient rainfalls lowering the water levels in reservoirs.

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Poor communities told to brace for dam breaches in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Poor communities told to brace for dam breaches in Vietnam

Over 260 damaged, aging irrigation reservoirs loom over thousands of residents in north central Vietnam, where local governments say they lack the funds to make adequate repairs.

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Teams sent to control dam break damage

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Authorities of the northern province of Quang Ninh's Dam Ha District have deployed rescue teams to fix the damage resulting from a break in the Dam Ha Dong irrigation dam's auxiliary dam last week.

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Quang Ninh’s town flooded after dam breaks

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Quang Ninh’s town flooded after dam breaks

VietNamNet Bridge – A dam in Dam Ha district in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh broke this morning after a day of heavy rains, submerging hundreds of houses.

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