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River Monitoring and Forecasting

Weekly summary: Compared to long term average (LTA) water levels from Chiang Saen to Kompong Cham were well above LTA, from Phnom Penh Chaktomuk to Prek Kdam just above LTA, while Tan Chau and Chau Doc were fluctuating around LTA.
Last Updated April 21st 2014
Forecasted water level for 22 stations (updated every Monday)              more »
Observed water level compared to long term average for 13 stations (updated every Monday) more »
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Mekong leaders seek sound judgment on development risks

Accelerating basin-wide studies to reduce negative impacts and battling natural disaster woes are among key priorities for Mekong nations


International experts call for Mekong leaders to look beyond water to achieve real impact

Intensified and balanced interactions are key to achieve practical goals to tackle climate change woes amidst increased water, energy and food demands, concluded an International Conference


Water experts and global leaders call for action to cooperate and protect water resources

The crucial role of water in food security and energy played centre-stage on the first day of the Mekong River Commission’s International Conference on Cooperation for Water, Energy, and Food Security in Transboundary Basins under Changing Climate.


Mekong water levels higher than average despite local concerns

Water levels on much of the Mekong River have been higher than the long-term average since November last year with unusual fluctuations observed in last December and February

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Featured Multimedia


The Mekong: River of Life

Video: Length: 10 mins, English
How people in Lao PDR make their lives from fishing and small scale fish farming.


Fisheries in the Lower Mekong Basin

Photo Gallery: More than 2000 photos of fishing methods from across the Lower Mekong Basin


Water Quality Index

Interactive Map: Google Map of Water Quality for 17 water quality monitoring stations


Atlas of Lower Mekong Basin 1968

Atlas: 40 maps of the LMB scanned from the 1968 publication.