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Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Monitoring Tools Help Keep the Ganga River Clean

This ISRO-backed India specific GIS tool will ensure real-time and public monitoring of river surface pollution on ground situations. The government will invite global tenders this week for river surface cleaning at ten chosen cities — Haridwar,...

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Workshop on Applying Remote Sensing Technology in River Basin Managemen

Remote sensing technology has a large potential to change methods of survey and monitoring. However, there are several factors which should be investigated and developed before incorporating remote sensing technology into practical work. Through the regional capacity development...

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

3 Dhaka Rivers to Get Boundary Pillars

Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday formally launched the raising of boundary pillars along the Buriganga at Jinjira Ferry Ghat in Keraniganj to demarcate the river and parts of the Turag and the Balu. The High Court in 2009...

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

New Approaches to Flood Risk Management

The number and severity of flood events throughout Asia has increased in recent times. Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Burma and Vietnam have all experienced major flood disasters recently.  Integrated flood management is emerging as a comprehensive approach for...

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Ministry Seeks Latest Satellite Images on Chinese Construction on Brahmaputra

The ministry of water resources has asked for a report from the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) on the building activity by China on the bend of the Yarlang Tsangpo — that's what the Brahmaputra River is...

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Geospatial Technologies of the Mekong River

The Mekong River runs across the Asian continent through one country after another travelling a distance of 4,200 km from beginning to end. The river is managed in a unique way, owing to the Mekong River Commission...

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Taipei Mayor Visits Singapore to Study Urban Rejuvenation

Taipei has much to learn from Singapore's experience in river cleanup and restoration of historical and cultural relics, the mayor of Taiwan's capital city said in Singapore Wednesday. Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin, who arrived in Singapore Tuesday...

Friday, February 11th, 2011

A New Era for Tibet’s Rivers

The rushing waters of the Yarlung Zangbo, the last of China’s great rivers to remain undammed, will soon be history. On November 12 last year, the builders of the Zangmu Hydropower Station announced the successful damming of...