Rice damaged by hydroelectric plant construction

Rice paddy fields in a Central Highlands commune are facing drought after a river’s flow was diverted as the result of the construction a hydroelectric plant.

More than 100ha of rice in Quảng Phú Commune, Krông Nô District, Đắk Nông Province has been affected since the Krông Nô River started being dredged last month to construct Chư Phông Krông hydroelectric plant, causing most of the stream’s water to flow towards the neighbouring province of Đắk Lắk instead, the Vietnam New Agency reported.

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