Mitigation of the Impacts of Dams on Fisheries: A Primer

While dams bring many benefits, this report summarises possible negative impacts of dams on fisheries and approaches to mitigate the impacts.

Download | Published on: 24 May 2018 | Language: English | Size: 9.7 MB

Lee Trap Fishery Monitoring in Southern Laos Reveals Fishery Resources Degradation from 2008 to 2013

This management series report presents findings from the Lee Trap Fishery Monitoring Programme in southern Lao PDR between 2008 and 2013. It concludes that fishery resources in southern Lao PDR is degraded in some extent and calls for more research and deeper analysis.

Download | Published on: 17 May 2018 | Language: English | Size: 2.8 MB

Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report 2015

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 | Published on: 25 Apr 2018 | Language: English | Size: 2.9 MB

Promotional Report on Identified Joint Projects in the Lower Mekong River Basin 2016-2020

The report describes five prioritised joint projects identified by the Member Countries. The joint projects involve two or more countries to work together on key basin-wide challenges that one country cannot address alone.

Download | Published on: 22 Mar 2018 | Language: English | Size: 2 MB

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 | Published on: 20 Feb 2018 | Language: English | Size: 575 KB

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 | Published on: 20 Feb 2018 | Language: English | Size: 275 KB

Annual Mekong Flood Report 2016

Under the theme of “Emerging technologies to cope with flood”, the report looks ahead at the direction through which flood management could go using new technologies. It discusses what technologies the MRC is using and explores other emerging technologies to cope with floods.

Download | Published on: 03 Feb 2018 | Language: English | Size: 15 MB

Annual Mekong Flood Report 2015

The report discusses lessons learned over the past 10 years. It looks at what happened over those years and draws lessons that the region can learn from the Mekong countries work to cope with flood and drought.

Download | Published on: 01 Feb 2018 | Language: English | Size: 18 MB

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 | Published on: 07 Sep 2017 | Language: English | Size: 4.6 MB