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River Monitoring and Forecasting

Weekly summary:
Compared to the long term average (LTA) the water levels from Chiang Saen to Chau Doc were fluctuating below LTA, except Luang Prabang to Paksane that were about LTA.

Last Updated November 17th 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 »
Archive graphs and reports for previous flood seasons more »

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MRC addresses long-term balanced development needs and strategies at regional forum

International experts, representatives from non-governmental organisations, civil society, the private sector, regional and international organisations and government officials, gathered in Siem Reap


MRC holds regional forum on update of basin development strategy

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) will hold a regional forum on 20–22 November 2014 in Siem Reap, Cambodia to involve stakeholders in the updating of its Basin Development Strategy


China commits to continue and enhance cooperation with the MRC

China’s Vice Minister of Water Resources, H.E. Mr. JIAO Yong, yesterday expressed the goodwill of his country to continue and enhance the cooperation between China and the Mekong River Commission (MRC)


No extreme water releases are planned for dam operations, says China

Rainfall volume and the current release of water from the Jinghong dam in China in the past weeks have not triggered flood concerns in the downstream reaches of the Mekong River for the upcoming week

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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 stretches of the Mekong River.


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.