(HBO) – The Hoa Binh hydropower company opened one spillway gate at 7am on June 12 and then another at 1pm the same day. Then, 2 more spillway gate. This was the first time in 2022 that the company had to open spillway gates for reducing high water levels. The water release was carried out under the direction from the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
The Hoa Binh hydropower company opened the first spillway gate at 7am on June
From June 11 to June 12 morning, the northern
mountainous and midland region recorded gales and downpours with rainfall of 40
- 90mm, even over 120mm in several places, according to the National Centre for
As the Son La hydropower plant already opened a
spillway to discharge floodwater, the flow to Hoa Binh Reservoir has
approximated 5,300 cub.m. per second. The Hoa Binh hydropower plant is working
at its maximum capacity with eight turbines operating continually.
With two spillway gates opened, the water flow
from Hoa Binh Reservoir to downstream areas stood at around 5,600 cu.m. per
The reservoir’s water level stood at 109.7m by
7am on June 12. Under the Prime Minister’s regulation on procedures for
inter-reservoir operation in the Red River basin, to ensure safety for the
plant and downstream areas, its water level will have to be reduced to 105m by
Phan Van Vuong, Director of the Hoa Binh
hydropower company, said before spillway gates were opened, the firm had
notified the administration of localities, aquaculture establishments, and
waterway vehicles in downstream areas of the water discharge so that they could
gear up response measures.
As the discharge with such a large water volume
is very dangerous, he called on people not to swim in the river or fish in
downstream areas of the Hoa Binh hydropower dam./.
(HBO) – The People's Committee of Lac Son district has issued a plan on the implementation of commune-level digital transformation model (version 1.0).
(HBO) – The Standing Board of the Party Committee of Hoa Binh province said resolutions adopted by all-level Party Congresses and the 17th provincial Party Congress have been implemented concertedly and comprehensively.
(HBO) - The provincial Party Committee’s steering committee for Project No. 14-DA/TU, dated November 29, 2022, has issued a notice regarding the collection, research, and compilation of the history of Hoa Binh from its inception to 2020.
(HBO) - In recent years, administrative reform work in Hoa Binh city has been implemented concertedly, producing positive results in all contents. In particular, the city promotes the application of technology and modernisation of the state apparatus, takes drastic actions in handling administrative procedures and builds a contingent of cadres and civil servants who have good ethics and high level of professionalism.
(HBO) – Capitalising on local socio-economic strengths, the Party organisation, authorities and people of Thach Yen commune, which is home to Cao Phong – Thach Yen revolutionary base, have made efforts to promote the building of new-style rural areas, helping create a facelift to the locality.
(HBO) - Amidst the encroachment on roads, Ban Trong hamlet, Dinh Cu commune, Lac Son district of Hoa Binh province has deployed boundary marker measures to prevent the problem in the locality.