Hydropower dams of the Mekong River basin: a review of their hydrological impacts

This paper reviews observed and projected impacts on river flows along both the Mekong mainstream and its tributaries and also discusses the extent to which concurrent changes in climate, water demand, and land use, may offset or exacerbate hydropower-induced flow alteration.

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J.S. Hecht, G. Lacombe, M.E.Arias, T.D. Dang, T. Piman

Publication Date

22 October 2018

Publication Name

Journal of Hydrology


review, dams, Mekong, flow alteration, reservoir operating rules