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New water management plan nears completion

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment expects to finalise the country's new national water management plan by October after the 350-billion-baht scheme initiated by the Yingluck Shinawatra government was scrapped by the junta. 

Deputy permanent secretary Suphot Tovichakchaikul said apart from water supply in all regions, the new master plan would also address the issues of drought and waste water management.

Five subcommittees are now working on details of the plan involving water resources in different areas, including the crucial upper Central region, as well as a water data system, water management structure and public relations, he told a seminar on water management hosted by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) yesterday.

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