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Re: river level

Post by fsdfdsdf » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:32 pm

Kammekor wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:35 am
The bottom is certainly not 10m below sea level....
sounds odd to me too but thats what the first the first image on this page is saying http://ffw.mrcmekong.org/stations.php?S ... enh%20Port
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Re: river level

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Re: river level

Post by fsdfdsdf » Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:25 pm

the chart has been updated and the river has dropped quite a lot this week. Its now at the same level it was at the beginning of Feb last year
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Re: river level

Post by pczz » Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:02 am

Kammekor wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:17 am
pczz wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:24 am
Picture for Duncan Riverside march 2013 Image
One small difference, we hardly entered the dry season and the rivers are nearly dry, your shot was taken towards the end of the dry season.
I flew in from Taiwan last week and both the Mekong and the Tonle Sap were small streams with loads of islands and huge sandy river banks. Usually there’s much much more water this time of year.
yes, its not quite that low yet but its getting there. There were people fishing on sandbanks when i took these. I just wondering how much is drought and how much is just being held back by the dams in laos, because they will be keeping them full if they expect a drought
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Re: river level

Post by pczz » Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:07 am

Duncan wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:38 am
frizzie77 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:55 am
Duncan wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:15 am
sometime around 10 years ago you could have jumped across it. River was so low cows were graing the bottom and it was a srtream only a couple of metres wide at that time
I've been living here since 2003 and I don't remember that at all.
In short: bullshit.


This year's level is indeed the lowest in LIVING memory.
And it's a disaster.
I agree with that,,,, BUT IT WAS NOT MY QUOTE. I did not say that.
My apologies Duncan. My mistake, should have been directed atthe op, not you
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Re: river level

Post by fsdfdsdf » Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:49 pm

pczz wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:02 am
Kammekor wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:17 am
pczz wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:24 am
Picture for Duncan Riverside march 2013 Image
One small difference, we hardly entered the dry season and the rivers are nearly dry, your shot was taken towards the end of the dry season.
I flew in from Taiwan last week and both the Mekong and the Tonle Sap were small streams with loads of islands and huge sandy river banks. Usually there’s much much more water this time of year.
yes, its not quite that low yet but its getting there. There were people fishing on sandbanks when i took these. I just wondering how much is drought and how much is just being held back by the dams in laos, because they will be keeping them full if they expect a drought
Im wondering how much of that has been dredged, maybe thats also a reason the river is lower
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Re: river level

Post by fsdfdsdf » Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:38 pm

just to note, river is still the lowest its ever been recorded at at this time of year, its about a meter above sea level at present
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