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  1. Thailand Unhappy About China-Funded Laos Dam

    12 Jan 2021- 13:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat BANGKOK, Thailand The government of Thailand has expressed concern about plans by Laos to build another hydroelectric dam on the Mekong River, citing environmental concerns. Thailand has called for a more compre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  2. Thailand Plans Safe, Affordable Water Management Future

    3 Jan 2021- 08:08 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Five water management plans to make water safer and more affordable will be presented to the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) for approval next Monday. Somkiat Prajamwong, secretary-gen ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 08:08

  3. Songkhram River Diversion Project Divides Public Opinion

    12 Sep 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post The Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) is going to submit the environmental impact assessment (EIA) on two controversial barrages to be built on the Songkhram River, known as one of ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2020 - 12:38

  4. China PM Pledges Improved Mekong River Water Data Sharing

    24 Aug 2020- 23:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat Bangkok, Thailand The Prime Minister of China has said that his country is willing to share more Mekong River water data with fellow members of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) organisation which consists of ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  5. River Diversion Project To Protect Bangkok From Flooding

    24 Aug 2020- 05:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) has announced plans to develop a 240-kilometre canal from Chai Nat province to the Gulf of Thailand. Construction is expected to start in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2020 - 05:32

  6. Concern Over Low Water Levels In Thailand Dams

    5 Aug 2020- 05:03 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The government is facing a challenge of adding more water in 38 major dams across the country during the one-and-half month golden period of rainfall after realising that less water has flowed i ...

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

  7. Mekong: Thailand Proposes Study On Causes Of 2019 Drought

    21 Apr 2020- 11:47 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Benar News Thailand on Friday called for a joint study with China and neighboring countries to determine what caused a devastating drought in the Lower Mekong Basin last year, after a U.S.-funded report ind ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2020 - 11:47

  8. South-east Asia Water Festivals Cancelled In Response To Coronavirus

    17 Mar 2020- 11:48 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Star Online South-East Asian countries are cancelling or scaling back traditionally boisterous Buddhist New Year celebrations next month, citing the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak as they call off wate ...

    Local Press Report - 03/17/2020 - 11:48

  9. Thailand Halts China Mekong Dredging Plan

    6 Feb 2020- 06:26 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Straits Times Thailand has spiked Chinese-led plans to open up a key stretch of the Mekong river, in a rare victory for activists fighting to preserve South-east Asia's most important waterway. Beij ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:29

  10. 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 - 03/03/2020 - 14:29

  11. 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

  12. Thailand: Government Establishes National Command Centre To Address Forty-Year Drought

    11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat Bangkok, Thailand Water shortages in Thailand have become increasingly acute even in advance of the hottest season of the year which typically begins in March. The country’s Meteorological Department has warned ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:17

  13. Thailand Cabinet Approves Water Command Center

    10 Jan 2020- 09:18 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The cabinet is expected to approve the formation of a water management command centre with tasks mainly revolving around four areas-- forecasting, public warning and communication, management a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/10/2020 - 09:25

  14. 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

  15. Thailand: Continuing Drought Hits Irrigation Supply System

    1 Dec 2019- 13:38 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The low level of useable water in the country's four major dams have raised concerns over the likelihood of serious, widespread droughts during the dry season next year. The volume of water ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 13:38