First Two Phases of Key River Study Done

The government has completed the first two phases of the study of the evolvement of Cambodia's three key rivers, according to local media report.

The update was shared recently by the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology who is leading the study.

The first two phases of the study collected images through the satellite service supported by European Union Space Agency and drone.

As explained by the ministry's spokesperson H.E. Chan Youtha, the exercise intends to learn about the trend of the river toward better hydrological conservation and management of the country's reservoirs.

The three rivers being studied are the Upper Mekong, Lower Mekong and Bassac, and the study is done every three or four years.

The next steps of the study are the follow-up of their shape and bottom, added the spokesperson.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press