Water resources planning scheme for 2021-2030 announced
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has announced a water resources planning scheme for the 2021-30 period with a vision to 2050, which was approved by the Prime Minister in December 2022. By 2025, the planning scheme targets increasing the rate of daily clean water use to 95-100 percent for the urban population and 65 percent for rural residents.
By 2050, Việt Nam is expected to raise its national water security index to be among the countries that effectively ensure water security in the world. It will work towards being proactive in water resources in all situations, forecasting and regulating water, preventing floods, droughts, saltwater intrusion, pollution, degradation, and water depletion, and responding to climate change.