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Compared to the Long Term Average (LTA), water levels at stations along mainstream of Mekong River were fluctuating above or about the LTA.

Last Updated May 22nd 2017
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The Mekong River Commission is striking a balance between development and protection of the Mekong river

A major infrastructure project on the Mekong mainstream, the Pak Beng Hydropower Project in Oudomxay Province of Laos, is currently undergoing a prior consultation process of the Mekong River Commission (MRC). The Commission is serious about this process

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MRC’s 2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum on Pak Beng Hydropower Project addresses stakeholder concerns

5 May 2017, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR – About 200 participants of various stakeholder groups gathered in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR for the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) 2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum of the proposed Pak Beng Hydropower Project.

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Mekong and Mississippi River Commissions further collaborate in exchanging water management experiences

Members of the Mekong River Commission Council spent five days in the Lower Mississippi Valley in the United States beginning April 2, 2017 arriving in Memphis, Tennessee and travelled to numerous locations in the region as the guests of the Mississippi R

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Consultation on Pak Beng hydropower project continued

On 4 April 2017, representatives from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam gathered in Oudomxay province for the second Meeting of the Joint Committee ...

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Consultations

Pak Beng hydropower project

The Pak Beng hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong mainstream in the northern territory of Lao PDR. The run-of-river project with capacity of 912 MW and the average annual generation of 4,775 GWh is expected to produce power for domestic supply and

Featured Multimedia

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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.

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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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Water Quality Index

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

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Atlas of Lower Mekong Basin 1968

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