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Salinity intrusion is leading to freshwater troubles in coastal Vietnam

Salinity intrusion is leading to freshwater troubles in coastal Vietnam

Salinity intrusion not only impacts farming but also freshwater supply for households. In Rach Gia city in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, urban residents are being affected as saltwater has contaminated ponds and wells, and freshwater supplies are becoming scarce. The poorer residents are bearing the brunt of the freshwater shortages.

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