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  1. 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 - 02/06/2020 - 06:26

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Thailand Province Struggles With Drought

    4 Nov 2019- 07:23 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Eight districts of in a northeastern province have been hit by a water shortage, prompting the governor to instruct the local administrations and district chiefs of all 32 districts in the provi ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2019 - 07:23

  9. 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

  10. Conservationists Seek UN Intervention To Protect Forest Watershed Against Quarry Project

    20 Aug 2019- 11:44 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Conservationists on Monday submitted a letter to the United Nations calling for protection in their campaign against a limestone quarry project in Phatthalung province. They made the move after ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2019 - 11:44

  11. Bangkok Hospital Declares Water Shortage Emergency

    13 Aug 2019- 04:44 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Surin Hospital declared an emergency on Friday, saying it was receiving only 10% of the water it requires to provide normal services, as the province continues to suffer from a severe drought. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 04:44

  12. Activists Blame Xayaburi Dam For Mekong Basin Crisis

    30 Jul 2019- 06:51 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Thailand Though dam operator CK Power PCL has strongly denied it is storing water in Laos' Xayaburi Dam’s reservoir and causing an extraordinary reduction of water levels downstream, hydrolo ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 06:53

  13. Thailand Seeks Urgent Solutions To Address Imminent Water Crisis

    24 Jul 2019- 08:35 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Prime Minster Prayut Chan-o-cha will be asked to approve seven urgent measures to deal with the looming water scarcity in 20 northern and northeastern provinces. The solutions, part of the nati ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2019 - 08:35

  14. Thailand Authorities Address Historically Low Mekong Water Levels

    22 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand's Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) has admitted that the Thai government can not directly mitigate the recent drop in Mekong River water levels, but looked to the resum ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2019 - 07:19

  15. Thailand PM Hails Success Of Water Management Investment Program

    23 Jun 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post The government's "active investment" on water management has been successful in limiting drought damage to local communities and saving people from flooding in the rainy seas ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2019 - 08:07

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