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Da Nang hotels struggle with water shortage

Some hotels in Da Nang, a top holiday destination in Vietnam, are unable to accept bookings because they do not have enough potable water.

Drought puts central Vietnam irrigation lakes out to pasture

Prolonged drought has dried up irrigation lakes in Thua Thien-Hue Province, turning some into pasture land and revealing arid soil in others.

Water shortage threatens 138,000 families in central Vietnam this summer

Some 138,800 households in the central region might experience a water shortage this summer as the levels in major rivers have dropped below normal.
July 25, 2019 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Power consumption surges as summer heats up

Vietnam is seeing a surge in electricity demand as summer heat intensifies while water shortage constrains power production.
May 20, 2019 | 10:32 am GMT+7

As rains fall short, Manila trickles into a water crisis

Since early March, the Manila metropolitan region has been in the grips of a water shortage, as the El Nino phenomenon has contributed to a 60 percent decline in rainfall.
May 18, 2019 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Drought, saltwater intrusion double whammy for Mekong delta farmers

Due to a prolonged drought, seawater has intruded deep into rivers in the Mekong Delta, leaving thousands of households facing a water shortage.
April 21, 2019 | 08:42 pm GMT+7

Made-in-Vietnam generator gets drinking water out of air moisture

Vietnamese scientists say they have made an atmospheric water generator that can produce up to 200 liters per day.
November 07, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

China extends new water tax to encourage saving: Xinhua

China's per capita water resources are less than a third of the global average.
December 01, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

World's 'highest' village runs dry as warming hits the Himalayas

'These days the water is not coming like it used to. The seasons are changing. We see there is less water than before.'
August 01, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Thousands left without water as dead fish pile up in polluted river

After tons of dead fish were found in the Buoi River in the northern province of Thanh Hoa on May 4, thousands of households from 22 communes now face fresh water shortages.
May 09, 2016 | 05:42 pm GMT+7

Parched Mekong Delta to receive extra water in April

A large volume of fresh water from the Mekong River is expected to reach Vietnam on April 12, providing much needed relief to parched provinces around the Delta.
April 02, 2016 | 07:58 am GMT+7
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