Monitoring Water Quality

The company is committed, through The Aquatic and Environment Laboratory, established in 2008 in partnership with Electricité de France (EDF), to monitor all water bodies in the project area over the 25 years of the concession period.

More than 40 stations are frequently monitored in both Nam Theun and Xe Bangfai watersheds. Regular water quality checks are also made on domestic water supply systems in resettled villages and in riparian villages downstream of the Powerhouse.

Water sampling is performed in cooperation with the Nakai District Office of Natural Resources and Environment in a view to build awareness and local capacities among government staff in the long run.