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Missing Key Blamed for Flood in Northern Bangkok

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Large old valve on the water pipe

Large old valve on the water pipe. Photo: LIBRESHOT.

BANGKOK — Parts of northern Bangkok were left flooded for several hours because city staff couldn’t find the key to a waterpump, Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang said Tuesday.

Aswin blamed the confusion on private contractors who failed to give City Hall the key. In a Wednesday news conference, he also outlined more plans to build more waterways and combat flood in the metropolitan area.

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By Teeranai Charuvastra
Khaosod English

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