Water shortages require more investment in protection projects

The water shortage in Vietnam is becoming serious, requiring management agencies to strengthen water sources protection. According to Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Le Cong Thanh, 63 percent of total water reserves comes from outside the territory.Keep reading ...

Nam Mai

Vietnam to use satellite data to monitor forests, water resources

Scientists and natural resource management agencies will no longer have to pay for optical images for forest inventory and surveys after the Vietnam DataCube, a satellite database, is put into operation. Keep reading ...

Thien Nhien

VN struggling to protect water resources

Việt Nam is struggling to find solutions, especially ‘green’ solutions to address challenges in water resources management with environmental damage, climate change and unsustainable water exploitation driving the water-related crisis.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Việt Nam is running out of clean water

Water experts in Việt Nam have suggested re-using waste water to help protect vital resources. As untreated waste water is discharged directly into the environment, both surface water and underground water resources face high risk of either running out or becoming too polluted to drink.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

Ensuring energy and water security: a challenge for Vietnam

Vietnam needs to increase power generation capacity by building power plants, including thermopower, but such facilities could affect the quality of water resources.Keep reading ...

Kim Chi

PM calls for increased Mekong co-operation

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has called on six riparian countries of the Mekong River to increase co-operation in protecting, managing and using sustainably its resources.Keep reading  ...

VNS Reporter

Water sources for energy development decline in quality, quantity

Vietnam’s water resource security is facing challenges at a time of climate change. According to the 2011-2015 national report on the environment, Vietnam has average rainfall of 1,900-2,000 mm a year. It has 2,360 rivers which are 10 kilometers or more in length, including 109 main ...

Kim Chi

Da Nang puts into use automatic water environment monitoring system

Four automatic water environment monitoring stations, produced by the Da Nang Centre Of Integrated Circuits (CENTIC) were put into operation in the central city of Da Nang on January 6.Keep reading   ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Water pollution getting worse: experts

Widespread water pollution nationwide has inflicted an estimated economic loss of VNĐ11.6 trillion (US$510.7 million) in the last ten years and the situation is not getting better, an environmental expert says.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Water resource conflicts rising in VN: experts

Water resources have become a source of increasing conflict, highlighting issues of unsustainable exploitation and environmental degradation, experts say. The conflicts are at several levels – between development policy and preserving the environment, damage claims over, and access to water for daily life and production.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

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