Tank truck in Udon Thani

Orange tank truck in Udon Thani province. Photo: Mattes.

No fishing after copper contaminated water

Local authorities in Kumpavapee district of Udon Thani province have put up signs warning villagers living in Ban Nadee village of Tambon Phasook not to use water and fish in Huey Sampard canal after it was found to be contaminated with heavy metals.

The warning by Udon Thani deputy governor Mr Somwang Puangbangpho came after environmental scientists detected metal contamination in the water of the canal passing Ban Nadee village.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Chalarntorn Yothasmutra
Thai PBS

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