2. For the Western Baray, it is recommended to dredge out the one third of the reservoir, currently made of an emerged soil, to increase the volume of water and thus preclude any endangering of the Mebon monument due to high water.

It is also recommended to bring under a scientific and technical umbrella the APSARA National Authority (Department of Water, Department of Monuments and Preventive Archaeology), the University of Sydney and the École Française d’Extrême-Orient so that together the archaeological and historical study, restoration and the issue of the level of water can be addressed by means of an exemplary international cooperation arrangement.