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

    11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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 warne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 08:39

  2. 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

  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. Low Mekong Levels Raise Toxic Algae Risk

    11 Dec 2019- 08:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat VIANTIANE, Laos The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has suggested that receent  change in colour of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos with serious consequences, and called for more data sharing with the China- ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  5. 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

  6. Record Low Water Levels Cause Change Of Color In Mekong

    1 Dec 2019- 13:30 by Local Press Report NAKHON PHANOM Bangkok Post Water in the Mekong river in this northeastern border province has turned from yellowish-brown to greenish-blue-- a strange phenomenon that makes the river look beautiful but could be a si ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 13:30

  7. Lower Mekong Countries Face Extreme Drought In 2020.

    30 Nov 2019- 09:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat VIANTIANE, Laos The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has warned that with the late onset and early departure of the monsoon, countries in the lower Mekong region can anticipate extreme drought through January 2020. ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 10:07

  8. Dispute Over Phuket Water Challenges

    4 Nov 2019- 07:16 by Local Press Report PHUKET The Phuket News The order from the Office National Water Resources (ONWR) Secretary-General Somkiat Prajamwong on Monday for Phuket’s leading officials to take swift action to resolve the island’s ongoing wat ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2019 - 07:16

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Long Lost Thailand Temple Emerges From Reservoir As Water Levels Drop

    13 Aug 2019- 04:45 by Local Press Report MUEANG LOPBURI DISTRICT IFL Science A long-lost temple has reemerged from the watery depths of a dam reservoir in Thailand, drawing in thousands of curious onlookers, tourists, and Buddhist monks. The Buddhist temp ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 04:45

  14. US Secretary Of State Wades Into Mekong

    4 Aug 2019- 09:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat PHNOM PENH, Cambodia US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized China's dam-building programme on the Mekong River, saying that construction has left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decad ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 09:06

  15. 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

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