19/10/2021

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china-denies-mekong-river-water-levels-fell-due-to-flow-restrictions-from-jinghong-hydropower-dam

China denies Mekong River water levels fell due to flow restrictions from Jinghong hydropower dam

  • The Mekong River Commission said levels dropped despite a pledge not to hold back water, but China said fluctuations were caused by ‘interval rainfall’
  • Experts say a change in river levels poses a threat to biodiversity and fisheries and could affect the livelihoods of about 60 million people living downstream

Topic |   Environment

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Maria Siow

Updated: 11:03pm, 11 Aug, 2021

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