Technical Paper Series

2015 Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report

The report provides the status of water quality in the Mekong River in 2015, assesses water quality monitoring data monitored by the Water Quality Monitoring Network laboratories, and provides recommendations for future monitoring.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7a8 | Published on: 25 Apr 2018 | Language: English

Mekong Sediment from the Mekong River Commission Study

This technical note presents the results of modelling changes in sediment loads in the Mekong River Basin by employing water resource modelling to support assessment of proposed dams on sediment loads entering the Mekong delta.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7ax | Published on: 20 Feb 2018 | Language: English

Water Loss from Reservoir Development in the Lower Mekong River Basin

This technical note describes the effect of reservoir development in the Lower Mekong River Basin on water loss derived from evaporation and seepage. It finds that the water loss in Cambodia and Lao PDR increases in proportion to the number of proposed reservoirs in 2020 and 2040.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7au | Published on: 20 Feb 2018 | Language: English

Transboundary Water Resources Management Issues in the Sesan and Srepok River Basins of Cambodia and Viet Nam

The report describes priority issues for the management of water resources in the Sesan and Srepok River Basins along the borders of Cambodia and Viet Nam. Issues identified include insufficient monitoring and assessment of water flow, lack of flood forecasting and warning mechanisms, and limited mitigation measures to address the impacts of hydro-infrastructural development.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7fp | Published on: 07 Sept 2017 | Language: English

Transboundary Fisheries Management Issues in the Mekong and Sekong Rivers of Cambodia and Lao PDR

The report describes priority issues for fisheries management in the Mekong and Sekong Rivers along the borders of Cambodia and Lao PDR. This is a joint paper produced by the two countries under the Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7fn | Published on: 07 Sept 2017 | Language: English

Transboundary Water Resources Management Issues in the Mekong Delta of Cambodia and Viet Nam

The report explains priority issues for the management of water resources in the Mekong Delta across Cambodia and Viet Nam. Key issues identified include lack of mechanisms for flood and drought control, and hydrological, meteorological and water quality data.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7fk | Published on: 07 Sept 2017 | Language: English

Status of Mekong Water Quality (2014)

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.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7kd | Published on: 19 May 2017 | Language: English

Annual Mekong Flood Report 2014

This report discusses the 2014 flood situation, including rainfall climate, water flow in the Mekong mainstream, and water levels across the Cambodian floodplain and the Delta in Viet Nam.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7rz | Published on: 05 May 2017 | Language: English

Joint Observation and Evaluation of the Emergency Water Supplement from China to the Mekong River

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.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7si | Published on: 10 Nov 2016 | Language: English

Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report 2014
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.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg7te | Published on: 01 Jun 2016 | Language: English

Mekong River Commission Initiative for Sustainable Hydropower, Review of Existing Knowledge on the Effectiveness and Economics of Fish-Friendly Turbines
Technical Paper No.57

The report provides current information on fish-friendly turbine technologies, ways that different turbines influence fish injury and survival, and applicability of fish-friendly turbine technologies and trade-offs at hydropower projects on the mainstream of the Lower Mekong River River.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg82k | Published on: 31 Jul 2015 | Language: English

Larval and Juvenile Fish Communities of the Lower Mekong River Basin
Technical Paper No.49

This study seeks to determine the key spawning areas for major commercial fisheries of the Mekong by assessing the distribution and relative abundance of larval and juveniles fishes. The research is based on sampling at 11 sites along the mainstream of the Mekong and the Bassac River in Viet Nam.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg82y | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English

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