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Some comments on the report of Mr Ho Ta Khanh

The report is a clear presentation of this key problem: it focuses on the need of fresh water and underlines the likely future of two rather new solutions: Construction of large off river reservoirs and large coastal reservoirs; they are thus commented below.

From labyrinth to piano key weirs: the story

Labyrinth weirs are an efficient solution for free surface flow whose development has been initially favored by a close collaboration between research and industry in the United States

Shortage of fresh water and necessity for storage facilities in the Mekong Delta (M.D)

Abstract: The Mekong Delta (M.D) is submitted to many important issues that can question its survival. To mitigate severe shortages during the dry season, freshwater storage and decrease in groundwater use are paramount for its survival.

Secondary Processes Associated with Landslides in Vietnam

Abstract. Landslides are one of the most dangerous geohazards in tropical monsoon countries. Various impacts of landslides on lives and property not only result from the destruction of the down movement itself but is also due to secondary effects including the formation of landslide-dammed lakes and the generation of tsunami-like waves

Long-term alterations of flow regimes of the Mekong River and adaptation strategies for the Vietnamese Mekong Delta

Study region: The Mekong basin, where climate change and anthropogenic interventions (e.g., dams, sand mining, and sluice gates) have intensified in the recent decades affecting the pristine flow regime and salinity intrusion.

New guidelines for Mekong hydropower released to help optimise benefits, reduce risks

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 28 September 2020 – Hydropower developers, their consultants and relevant government agencies can now take stock of new technical guidelines to help optimse benefits

Lettres sur le barrage des Trois-Gorges

Voici ce qu’on peut dire sur le barrage des Trois-Gorges, d’après les chiffres qui ont été récemment fournis

Mekong river groups urge China to show transparency after dam report

Groups working to protect the Mekong River have called for greater transparency and cooperation from China after a report that Chinese dams held back water during a drought last year.

Some comments on PK-Weirs

On May 7 th 2020 IAHR reported that the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has awarded its Prestigious “Hydraulic Structures Medal” to Dr Erpicum from the IAHR and the Liege University in Belgium for “His significant contributions in the areas of piano keys weirs spillways design and organization of International Labyrinth and PK-Weirs Workshops”

Vietnam Vice PM's Welcome Message
The ICOLD Committee on “Dams for Hydroelectric Energy”
Prof. Jinsheng JIA’ s Letter
Long report of the Int. Symposium “ASIA 2008” on “Water Resources & Renewable Energy Development in Asia”.
Welcome to Vietnam! Bienvenu au Vietnam!
Advanced Technology of "Tyco Water".
Vietnam Country Update & Hydro Power Development Plant
H.E. Vice Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai at the Opening Ceremony of the Symposium “ASIA 2008 -Water Resources & Renewable Energy Development in Asia”
Address of H.E. Vice Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai at the Opening Ceremony of the Symposium "ASIA 2008"
Long-term Cooperation between VNCOLD & CHINCOLD
Some images of Son La Hydropower Project.
Ham Thuan - Da Mi Hydropower Project.
VNCOLD Central Officers.
Interaction between morphology change & salinity distribution in the Dinh An Estuary, Vietnam.
Dinh Binh (Vietnam) RCC Dam.
Flood Mitigation Strategy for Sustainability in Vietnam.
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