Saltwater intrusion in Mekong Delta to ease by April

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta might reduce between late March and June this year, according to Phùng Tiến Dũng, head of the Hydrological Forecasting Department for the Central, Central Highlands and Southern region.

Dũng recently said the flow of the Mekong River to the Mekong Delta in February is forecast to be equivalent to the average of many years and 2016. From mid-March this year, the flow of water to Kratie’s (a location in Cambodia) upper basin will increase due to the discharge of reservoirs in line with recent years.

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