The Nam Ngiep 1 environmental management plans are based on data obtained through field surveys, village interviews, consultations with people likely to be affected by the project, species specialists and biodiversity experts, reviews of literature on the environmental characteristics of the area and reports on comparable hydropower projects. Extensive surveys of the project area and its terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity have been conducted, and full reports from these studies are available in Appendices A-I of the Environmental Impact Assessment.
These surveys include the following:
Environmental Flows Assessment:
Cumulative Impact Assessment guided by: