Long An to build irrigation works

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VietNam News English 1 day(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 5 day(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 week(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 week(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 2 week(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 2 week(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 2 week(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 2 week(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 3 week(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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Dam collapse prompts evacuation in northern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

At least 115 households were evacuated after a dam collapsed early Thursday in the northern province of Quang Ninh; no casualties have been reported.

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Government’s rice subsidies benefit foreign buyers only: survey

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Government’s rice subsidies benefit foreign buyers only: survey

VietNamNet Bridge – The policy on rice subsidy does not benefit Vietnamese farmers and consumers, as rice export prices are even lower than domestic prices.

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Mine in Thanh Hoa discharges waste into local stream

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Mine in Thanh Hoa discharges waste into local stream

VietNamNet Bridge – The Cha stream, a main source of water for domestic use and irrigation in Luong Noi and Ha Trung Communes in Thanh Hoa Province, has turned cloudy and red due to discharge from a local mine.

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Central river basin in danger

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A host of problems are threatening to destroy the Vu Gia-Thu Bon River basin, which provides invaluable resources to the 2.5-million population of Quang Nam and this city.

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Rice output forecast at 45 million tonnes for 2014

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam is forecast to produce 45 million tonnes of paddy rice this year, up almost 800,000 tonnes over 2013, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Pollution contaminates Hai Phong waterways

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

Pollution is severely affecting the rivers of Da Do, Re and Gia, the main source of water for irrigation and other activities of residents and businesses in this northern city.

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