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  1. Thailand Government To Issue Flood Mitigation Plans

    3 Feb 2020- 08:05 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) expects to finish its study of nine major flood-fighting plans for the lower Chao Phraya River basin this month. Somkiat Prajamwong, the office secr ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:05

  2. Thailand Drought: River Diversion Plan Described As Impractical

    29 Jan 2020- 05:42 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post A plan to divert water from the Chao Phraya River to drought-hit farmland and parched areas in Pathum Thani, just north of Bangkok, is impractical, according to the Royal Irrigation Department ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:47

  3. Thailand Seeks To Address Sea Water Intrusion

    27 Dec 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The government is bracing for salt water intrusion into four major rivers, including the Chao Phraya, as low fresh water levels may have affected tap water production. Authorities fear that a l ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:12

  4. King Of Thailand's Barge Procession Grounded

    20 Oct 2019- 09:29 by Local Press Report BANGKOK France 24 Thailand's newly crowned king has postponed next week's final event marking his historic coronation-- a royal barge procession down Bangkok's Chao Phraya river-- by almost two month ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2019 - 09:34

  5. Six Provinces Warned of Rising Water After Dam Release

    23 Oct 2017- 12:00 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Thai PBS Continuous rain during the past week over Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Tak, Phitsanulok, Phetchabun and Kamphaeng Phet provinces caused the water volumes in the Ping and Nan river basins to have increased ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2017 - 12:14

  6. Authority Dismisses Water-Release Rumors

    16 Oct 2017- 13:01 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has not released water from Bhumibol and Sirikit dams since early this month, a senior official said on Sunday. This was done in accordance ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2017 - 13:01

  7. Chao Phraya Dam Being Cleared of Water Hyacinth

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by Local Press Report CHAI NAT The Bangkok Post Excavators mounted on barges are being used to clear a large mass of water hyacinth from the Chao Phraya River upstream of the Chao Phraya Dam to improve the flow of storm water coming fro ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2016 - 10:28

  8. Thailand's Dams Drying Up

    23 Feb 2016- 10:21 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Drought is still severe in most parts of Thailand, with 26 reservoirs below 50 per cent of their capacity, as indicated by the Irrigation Department yesterday. The four major reservoirs in the Ch ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2016 - 10:21

  9. More Than Half of Thailand in Water Shortage Zone

    1 Feb 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand About 59 percent of the total area of Thailand is now a water shortage zone, according to the National Water Resources Committee.  A total of 548 districts are facing a water deficit situation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2016 - 10:18

  10. Thailand Likely to Face Worst Drought in Half-Century This Year

    12 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand will likely continue to face severe drought-- potentially the worst in 50 years-- in 2016, according to experts. Local media quoted Dr. Seree Suparatit, Director of Climate Change an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2016 - 10:01

  11. Rice Farmers in 22 Thai Provinces Face Water Restrictions

    23 Dec 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The Royal Irrigation Department has told 22 provinces in the Chao Phraya Basin to stop supplying water to off-season rice growing areas, a harsh measure aimed at mitigating the impact of a pred ...

    Local Press Report - 12/23/2015 - 09:31

  12. Thai Government Warns Farmers Over Illegal Water Pumping

    17 Nov 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s Royal Irrigation Department has issued written warnings to farmers who have illegally pumped water from public waterways for their second rice plantings. “Their action is against t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2015 - 10:10

  13. Thai Citizens Urged to Conserve Water

    6 Nov 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives this week urged residents nationwide to conserve water, saying the country’s water situation was still “critical.” Agriculture and Cooperati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2015 - 10:12

  14. Thai Premier Calls on Farmers to Obey Water Restrictions

    4 Nov 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on November 4th called on the country’s farmers to strictly obey water restrictions due to the ongoing drought crisis. Prayut urged farmers to consult agr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2015 - 19:48

  15. Thailand's Water Shortages at Crisis Level: Expert

    28 Oct 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s water problems have reached crisis proportions, an expert warned this week. Water levels at the country’s major dams are at their lowest levels in 50 years, and could shrink even f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/28/2015 - 10:28

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