Chinese dams held back Mekong waters during drought, study finds

A study says water levels measured downstream from China along the Thai-Lao border were at times up to 3 metres lower than they should have been.

PERSPECTIVE: Water Risks Threaten to Derail Vietnam’s Economic Success

Depletion and pollution of Vietnam's water supplies are hurting the country now, and could cause economic losses up to 6 percent by 2035, says new World Bank report.

Vietnam’s Tourism and Fishing Industries Drown in Waste

Plastic pollution, largely from Asia, chokes the world’s oceans. Jennifer…

Hanoi Sinks As It Grows

Unsustainable groundwater use is unsettling Vietnam’s capital.

Groundwater Shared by Countries Is Knowledge Void

Management of transboundary aquifers is on the United Nations…

Severe Drought Tightens Pressure in Mekong River Basin

River flows are historically low in Vietnam.

Q&A: Elynn Walter on the Sustainable Development Goal for Drinking Water

Elynn Walter is the sustainability director at WASH Advocates, a Washington, D.C.-based initiative that aims to increase awareness of the global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge and solutions, and to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources devoted to those solutions throughout the developing world. She talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to achieve universal drinking water access.

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