The article provides information and factual data on water quality of the Mekong River Basin, based on the study of the MRC’s 2014 Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report.
The study analyses the causes of the drought in the Lancang-Mekong Basin, influence of Lancang cascade reservoirs operation on dry season volume of the Mekong River, hydrological influence of the emergency water supplement in 2016 on water level, and discharge and volume of the Mekong mainstream.
Technical Paper No.60
The report provides the status of water quality in the Mekong River in 2014, assesses water quality monitoring data monitored by the Water Quality Monitoring Network laboratories, and provides recommendations for future monitoring.
MRC Initiative for Sustainable Hydropower Final Report on ISH01 Pilot Testing in the Sre Pok Sub-Basin Study on the Identification of Ecologically Sensitive Sub-Basins for Sustainable Development of Hydropower on Tributaries
The study identified sub-basins with high ecologic value to be protected and those where hydropower can be developed with limited environmental impacts. It also provides a framework for sustainable hydropower planning and management in lower Mekong tributaries.
Technical Paper No.47
This study estimates how the major flood zone, the rain-fed zones and permanent water bodies in the Lower Mekong River Basin contribute to the yield of fish and other aquatic animals.
Review of Existing Research on Fish Passage through Large Dams and its Applicability to Mekong Mainstream Dams
Technical Paper No. 48
This paper summarises current knowledge and research on fish-pass solutions for both upstream and downstream migration, with a focus on how lessons learned from around the world can be applied to the Mekong River.
Technical Paper No.51
The Water Quality Report Card contains the most important information found in the annual water quality report condensed in to an easy to digest format. This volume summarises water quality status of the Mekong River for the protection of human health and aquatic life, as well as, for agricultural use.
Technical Paper No.45
The handbook aims to assist the Member Countries’ national experts and other scientists in assessing and monitoring environmental health of the Lower Mekong River Basin.
Technical Paper No.51
The report provides a detailed study of the 2013 status of the water quality in the Mekong River. It assesses water quality monitoring data monitored by the Water Quality Monitoring Network laboratories, and provides recommendations for future monitoring.
This report provides a guiding framework for transboundary monitoring of keys basin disciplines to assist hydropower decision-making and management.