Publications related to Hydropower

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

Hydropower Mitigation Guidelines (Volume 3)

This is the third and last volume of the MRC’s Hydropower Mitigation Guidelines. This third volume discusses how promising mitigation options have been modelled and analysed for all mainstream dams.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg0o6 | Published on: 28 Sept 2020 | Language: English

Joint Environmental Monitoring Programme Pilots Project: The Process

This brief provides readers and decision-makers in the Mekong with key information about the MRC’s Joint Environmental Monitoring Programme (JEM) Pilots Project currently running at the first two Mekong mainstream dams in Lao PDR – the Xayaburi and Don Sahong dams.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3tx | Published on: 21 Sept 2020 | Language: English

Technical Review Report on Prior Consultation for the Luang Prabang Hydropower Project

The report was prepared to support the prior consultation process for the proposed Luang Prabang hydropower project. It provides a scientific review of the documentation submitted to the MRC by the Lao National Mekong Committee, covering hydrology and hydraulics, sediment and geomorphology, water quality and aquatic ecology, fish passage and fisheries, navigation, dam safety, and socio-economic aspects.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3u2 | Published on: 14 Jul 2020 | Language: English

MRC Annual Report 2019 Part 1
Progress and Achievements

The Annual Report covers the key achievements and progress of the Mekong River Commission for 2019, the fourth year of implementation of the MRC Strategic Plan (MRC SP) 2016-2020.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg3u6 | Published on: 16 Jun 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

Interactive report for the Council Study: Findings and Recommendations

This snapshot ้highlights key findings and recommendations of the Council Study, including on potential benefits and impacts of water resource developments in different sectors, and underlines needs and opportunities in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB).

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg58l | Published on: 23 Sept 2019 | Language: English

Summary of Minutes of the 49th Meeting of the MRC Joint Committee
4 September 2019, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajg58u | Published on: 11 Sept 2019 | Language: English