Publications

Situation Report on Hydrological Conditions in the Lower Mekong River Basin in July–December 2020

The report presents a preliminary analysis of the hydro-meteorological conditions in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) in July–December 2020. The report suggests that the LMB experience a second year of low flows at the beginning and a delayed onset of the wet season in 2020, with some parts experiencing low flows and appearing to be worse than that in 2019.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.qx5yo2 | Published on: 21 May 2021 | Language: English

Summary of Minutes of the 27th Meeting of the MRC Council (Session 1)
26 November 2020, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg0nx | Published on: 02 Dec 2020 | Language: English

Summary of Minutes of the 50th Meeting of the MRC Joint Committee
1 October 2020, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg0o2 | Published on: 05 Oct 2020 | Language: English

Joint Environmental Monitoring Programme Pilots Project Factsheet

This factsheet provides brief information about the MRC’s Joint Environmental Monitoring Programme (JEM) Pilots Project current running at the first two Mekong mainstream dams in Lao PDR – the Xayaburi and Don Sahong dams. It covers key facts you need to know about JEM.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3tu | Published on: 21 Sept 2020 | Language: English

Situation Report On Hydrological Conditions In the Lower Mekong River Basin in January-July 2020

The report presents a preliminary analysis of the hydro-meteorological conditions in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) in January-July 2020 and identifies multiple possible causes of the low flows and drought in 2020.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3u0 | Published on: 07 Aug 2020 | Language: English

Annual Mekong Hydrology, Flood and Drought Report 2018

The report will replaces the Annual Mekong Flood Report to provide an annual summary on different hydrological subjects, ranging from flood, hydrology, and drought recognition to monitoring and early warning, remote sensing, modelling, and water management.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3u4 | Published on: 09 Jul 2020 | Language: English

2019 Lower Mekong Water Quality Monitoring Report

This report contains the assessment of the status and trends of water quality at 30 stations across the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB). In addition to the assessment of water quality at all 17 mainstream and 5 Bassac stations, this report also includes the results of water quality analyses at 8 selected tributary stations covering 7 tributaries of the Mekong River, namely the Mae Kok River, Nam Ou River, Houay Mak Hiao, Nam Mun River, Se San River, Sre Pok River, and Tonle Sap River.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ay2l1c | Published on: 01 Jun 2020 | Language: English

An inception report on piloting a Joint Environmental Monitoring Programme on two Mekong Mainstream Dams ‘Don Sahong Hydropower Project and Xayaburi Hydropower Project’

The inception report explains how and why the piloting on the two Mekong mainstream dams (Xayaburi and Don Sahong) is being conducted. It details the types of monitoring to collect data around five disciplines: hydrology and hydraulics, sediment, water quality, aquatic ecology, and fish and fisheries.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3ub | Published on: 20 May 2020 | Language: English

Provision of Flood Forecasting, Flash Flood Guidance, Dry Season Monitoring and Dissemination of Information and Warning and Alert Services
Audited Statements and Independent Auditors' Report, 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2019

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg4si | Published on: 05 May 2020 | Language: English

Report on the 2017 Biomonitoring Survey of the Lower Mekong River Basin and Selected Tributaries

The report describes the biomonitoring survey conducted in the dry season of 2017 in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) which contributes to the evaluation of the overall ecological health of the river.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg4wd | Published on: 06 Feb 2020 | Language: English

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