Study finds Chinese dams held back Mekong waters

14.04.2020 - 00:31

Downstream levels are 'up to 3m lower than they should have been'

China's Mekong River dams held back large amounts of water during a damaging drought in downstream countries last year despite China having higher-than-average water levels upstream, a US research company said in a study. China's government disputed the findings, saying there was low rainfall during last year's monsoon season on its portion of the 4,350km river.

(Environment, Thailand)

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