RID to propose central region flood relief blueprint

Flooded street in Bangkok

Thai children swimming on a flooded street in Bangkok. Photo: DANIEL JULIE.

BANGKOK, 28th October 2017 (NNT) – The Royal Irrigation Department is preparing a flood relief blueprint for the Central region.

A recent meeting, chaired by Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Gen Chatchai Sarikulya, agreed on the RID’s plans to dig a 22-kilometer bypass canal from the capital district to Bang Sai district of Ayutthaya province, extend Chainat – Pa Sak canal and review the environmental impact assessments (EIA) of the proposed plans to enlarge Rapeepat canal and dig a bypass canal along the Eastern Ring Road.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Vipaporn Pooritanasarn,
Rewriter: Rodney McNeil
National News Bureau Of Thailand

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