Mekong Delta begins work to keep saltwater at bay during dry season
Authorities in the Mekong Delta have taken proactive prevention measures to mitigate the impacts of saltwater intrusion in rivers in the 2022-23 dry season.
Tac Thu boat lock project in Ca Mau Province once received much expectation in desalination Ca Mau peninsula. Sadly, due to many reasons, this project has caused serious waste instead. After the effective operation of Cai Lon – Cai Be sluice gate in Kien Giang Province, the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry is planning to revive Tac Thu boat lock.
The country has mobilized nearly VND70 trillion (US$3 billion) to build irrigation construction in countryside districts for 10 years, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development at a yesterday meeting to review 10-year implementation of irrigation works in the government’s new rural plan.