Mekong Delta provinces set to upgrade irrigation systems

The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Hậu Giang will invest VNĐ67.5 billion (US$2.91 million) in upgrading irrigation systems to prevent saline intrusion during the ongoing dry season. It will upgrade, maintain and repair 120 dams and sluices and dredge 70 canals in areas affected by drought and saltwater. Another delta province, Tiền Giang, will spend VNĐ46.4 billion ($1.99 million) on upgrading its irrigation systems.

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