Tap water sourced from the Da River in the northern province of Hoa Binh is now safe for drinking and cooking, said an official from the Hanoi City government at a press briefing on October 22.
Initial test results show that the levels of styrene in the contaminated water were 1.3 - 3.6 times higher than normal, which can potentially negatively affect people’s health.
VOV.VN - Quynh Nhai district in Son La province is regarded as an inland Halong Bay in the northwestern region thanks to a 10,000-hectre hydroelectric reservoir and magnificent landscape. Local residents living on the two banks of the Da river still preserve their colorful culture.
Flood relief efforts have been made in the capital city of Hanoi and the northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Lao Cai after days of downpours which claimed many lives and caused critical damage to local property.
The Hanoi People’s Court on March 13 declared jail terms to nine defendants involved in the 18 successive ruptures of the Da River water pipelines following the trial lasting more than one week.
The Hanoi People’s Procuracy on March 7 proposed 12-60 month imprisonment sentences to nine defendants in the Da River water pipeline’s 18 successive ruptures.
The Hanoi People’s Court opened on March 5 the first-instance trial for nine defendants accused of being responsible for the 18 successive ruptures of the Da River water pipelines in the capital city.
The 400 MW capacity turbine No.3 of the Lai Chau hydropower plant in the northern mountainous province of Son La, officially joined the national grid on November 9.
Any traveller who has trekked through the Thung Khe mountain pass knows enchantment; they know the sight of a vast plain that sits among mountain clouds and chilled fog, among the rocky mountain range and the Da River reservoir.
Turbine group 2 with a capacity of 400 MW of the Lai Chau hydropower plant in northern Lai Chau province will provide electricity for the national grid on June 20 or 21.
The northern city of Hoa Binh is speeding up the construction of a drainage system and sewage treatment facility given its importance to preventing water pollution downstream of the Da river which a key fresh water supplier for Hanoi.
Hanoi could be hit by water shortages this summer because the Da River water pipeline No.1 faced risk of re-breaking, while a second pipeline will not be finished by its scheduled deadline, according to city authorities.
More than 100km from Hanoi, Ba Khan seems separate from the outside world. Anyone who comes here will be amazed of this place’s charming scenery.
Chairman of the People’s Committee of the northern Hoa Binh province Nguyen Van Quang has spoken of the contributions by investors from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to the locality’s economic development.
Hoang The Trung, former director of the Da River pipeline project was arrested in Hanoi on May 8 on charges of mismanagement and failure to discharge due responsibilities.
The Government announced on April 18 that it will establish forums where scientists and experts in various fields will debate the country's socio-economic development policies and projects.
A giant barb with a length of over 1 metre and weighing approximately 30kg was caught in the Da River, in the town of Muong Lay, Dien Bien province.
Pa Uon Bridge, spanning Da River Lake in Quynh Nhai district of the northern mountainous province of Son La, has been recognised as the bridge with the tallest pier, 98.6 metres, in Vietnam.
An unknown bird weighing 7.5kg and with a wingspan of 2.8m has been found near the Da River in the northern mountainous province of Son La.