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  1. 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

  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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Mekong River Commission Declares New Commitment To Flood, Drought Management

    27 Apr 2019- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VUAN TAU CITY, Viet Nam The Mekong River Commission (MRC) this week announced new measures to address regional flood and drought conditions and set new internal operation and control policies. Of significance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2019 - 10:26

  7. Thailand Government Re-commits To Dams Strategy

    25 Jan 2019- 06:52 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Thailand clearly has faith in its traditional water-management system to cope with extreme weather brought on by climate change. However, environmentalists warn that instead of relieving the nega ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2019 - 06:52

  8. Thailand States Must Find Their Own Water Project Funding

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post The Finance Ministry and the Budget Bureau have been ordered to find funding for state-initiated water management projects over the next five years, as the annual fiscal budget is unlikely ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

  9. 20-Year Master Plan For Thailand Water Management

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The 20-year master plan for the country's water management system is expected to win approval by the national committee on water resources on Dec 19 after which it will be implemented, Depu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  10. Thailand Experts Say Water Management Tools No Longer Effective

    31 Aug 2018- 06:54 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation At a seminar on water management, held on August 28 at the Engineering Institute of Thailand, experts admitted that it was getting tough to manage water following traditional methods. Sompop Such ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2018 - 06:54

  11. Thailand Establishes Flood Crisis Center

    4 Aug 2018- 06:58 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post Somkiat Prajamwong, secretary-general of the Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR), said a joint task force centre will be set up on August 3 at the Royal Irrigation Department with ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2018 - 07:07

  12. Thailand: Phuket Governor Demands Answers on Patong Bay Wastewater

    27 Feb 2018- 09:35 by Local Press Report PHUKET The Phuket News The Governor of Phuket has raised his concerns about the current issue of untreated wastewater being released into the sea at Patong Bay and has demanded relevant government agencies to provi ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2018 - 09:35

  13. "Victoria's Secret" (Not That One) Used Stolen, Filthy Water

    25 Jan 2018- 08:10 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post Victoria's Secret Massage should brace for more legal trouble as police are now considering charging it for the unauthorised use of groundwater. Officials suspect the Bangkok-based par ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2018 - 08:10

  14. Palm Oil Mill Warned Over Pollution

    24 Jan 2018- 17:24 by Local Press Report KRABI Phuket Gazette A privately owned palm oil mill in Krabi is being told to close its doors by the Krabi Office of Industry after releasing waste water into a natural canal twice in a month. Corporate Risk Polic ...

    Local Press Report - 01/24/2018 - 17:24

  15. China Discharge Causes Dramatic Rise in Mekong, After Only "Emergency Notification"

    2 Nov 2017- 10:48 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation The Mekong rose dramatically yesterday (Wednesday) when China discharged a huge amount of water into Southeast Asia’s longest river. Chinese authorities made sure to give downstream countries adva ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2017 - 10:48

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