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From 12 to 18 November 2019, water levels along the lower Mekong River from Thailand’s Chiang Saen to Lao PDR’s Luang Prabang will slightly increase. However, water levels at Chiang Sean to Cambodia’s at Kompong Cham’s are below their long-term minimum levels (Min). The lower reaches from Cambodia’s Phnom Penh at Chaktomuk to Neak Luong, water levels will be slightly decreasing and stay below their minimum levels. For Viet Nam’s Tan Chau on the Mekong River and Chau Doc on the Bassac River, water levels were fluctuated over their long-term average (LTAs).

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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Avenues to make MRC’s prior consultation process more meaningful should be explored, says a public regional forum

Opportunities to make the Mekong River Commission’s Prior Consultation process more meaningful should be explored, and the required data and information on the Lao PDR’s proposed Luang Prabang hydropower project should be supplied, according to a public r

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Stakeholders suggest key priorities for next Mekong basin development strategy

Improving information management and sharing, moving towards coordinated operation of dams, increasing cooperation with Mekong related frameworks, creating more space for community engagement, and increasing efforts to protect environmental assets were so

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Taking a closer look at the MRC’s prior consultation process, Khmer Times

About 200 people representing civil society, academics, the private sector, governments and development partners have gathered in Laos for the Mekong River Commission’s regional forum. Today, participants discussed the Lao-proposed Luang Prabang hydropowe

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Mekong water related resources need urgent protection, better planning and management, says a new MRC report

The apparent permanent modification of mainstream flow regime, the substantial reduction in sediment flows due to sediment trapping, the continuing loss of wetlands, the deterioration of riverine habitats, the growing pressures on capture fisheries, and t

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Events

Consultations

Luang Prabang Hydropower Project

The Luang Prabang hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in the Houygno village of Luang Prabang province, about 25 km from Luang Prabang town or approximately 2,036 km from the Mekong Delta in Viet Nam

Pak Lay Hydropower Project

The Pak Lay hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in Pak Lay district, Xayaburi province, in north-western Lao PDR..

Pak Beng hydropower project

The Pak Beng hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong ...

Featured Multimedia and Interactive Reports

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Snapshot of the MRC Council Study findings and recommendations

Interactive Report: How can we stimulate strong economic growth without compromising environmental sustainability and leaving anyone behind?

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A visual tool for safer passage

Video: Length: 8 mins, English
Navigators use technology in the form of GPS to map a course and identify submerged hazards as they sail along dangerous ...

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Fisheries in the Lower Mekong Basin

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

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Mekong Transboundary Dialogue

Video: Length: 7.17 mins, English
Four Mekong countries of Cambodia, Lao PRD, Thailand and Viet Nam are working on a bilateral basis to address transboundary ...