Publications related to Hydropower

Hydropower Mitigation Guidelines (Volume 3)

This is the third and last volume of the MRC’s Hydropower Mitigation Guidelines. This third volume discusses how promising mitigation options have been modelled and analysed for all mainstream dams.

Download | Published on: 28 Sep 2020 | Language: English | Size: 14 MB

Joint Environmental Monitoring Programme Pilots Project: The Process

This brief provides readers and decision-makers in the Mekong with key information about the MRC’s Joint Environmental Monitoring Programme (JEM) Pilots Project currently running at the first two Mekong mainstream dams in Lao PDR – the Xayaburi and Don Sahong dams.

Download | Published on: 21 Sep 2020 | Language: English | Size: 913 KB

Technical Review Report on Luang Prabang Hydropower Project

The report was prepared to support the prior consultation process for the proposed Luang Prabang hydropower project. It provides a scientific review of the documentation submitted to the MRC by the Lao National Mekong Committee, covering hydrology and hydraulics, sediment and geomorphology, water quality and aquatic ecology, fish passage and fisheries, navigation, dam safety, and socio-economic aspects.

Download | Published on: 14 Jul 2020 | Language: English | Size: 17 MB

MRC Annual Report 2019 Part 1

The Annual Report covers the key achievements and progress of the Mekong River Commission for 2019, the fourth year of implementation of the MRC Strategic Plan (MRC SP) 2016-2020.

Download | Published on: 16 Jun 2020 | Language: English | Size: 12 MB

Piloting a Joint Environmental Monitoring Programme on two Mekong Mainstream Dams: An inception report

The inception report explains how and why the piloting on the two Mekong mainstream dams (Xayaburi and Don Sahong) is being conducted. It details the types of monitoring to collect data around five disciplines: hydrology and hydraulics, sediment, water quality, aquatic ecology, and fish and fisheries.

Download | Published on: 20 May 2020 | Language: English | Size: 7.8 MB

Interactive report for the Council Study

This snapshot ้highlights key findings and recommendations of the Council Study, including on potential benefits and impacts of water resource developments in different sectors, and underlines needs and opportunities in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB).

Download | Published on: 23 Sep 2019 | Language: English | Size: 1.9 MB

A Journey towards Integrated Water Resources Management in the Lower Mekong Basin

This report, presented through visuals and stories, depicts the efforts by the MRC over six years to transform dialogue to cooperation at the cross-boundary level. It tells how the Commission has strengthened integrated water resources management in the Lower Mekong River Basin via five different projects.

Download | Published on: 03 Jun 2019 | Language: English | Size: 10 MB

Basin-Wide Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Hydropower Production

This assessment covers analysis of the impact of climate change on Hydropower Potential in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB). The study provides relevant indicators of change in potential hydropower generation for the LMB.

Download | Published on: 14 May 2019 | Language: English | Size: 2.8 MB

Statement on the Prior Consultation Process for the Pak Lay Hydropower Project in Lao PDR

The MRC Secretariat publishes this Statement on the Prior Consultation Process for the Pak Lay Hydropower Project “unedited” as the approved version by the Mekong River Commission Joint Committee at its Special Session on the Prior Consultation Process for the Pak Lay Hydropower Project on 4 April 2019.

Download | Published on: 05 Apr 2019 | Language: English | Size: 709 KB

Joint Action Plan for the Implementation of the Statement on the Prior Consultation Process for the Pak Beng Hydropower Project

The Joint Action Plan provides mechanisms for ongoing feedback and data exchange and sharing of knowledge between Lao PDR and the MRC, with regard to the ongoing design, construction and operation of the Pak Beng Hydropower Project.

Download | Published on: 05 Apr 2019 | Language: English | Size: 1.2 MB

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