The Bang Phli and Bangpoo industrial estates will not be flooded this year, according to Withoon Simachokedee, the Industry Ministry's permanent secretary.
Concrete sheet pile construction was used in building the flood prevention walls of the two industrial estates in Samut Prakan province east of Bangkok. The ministry was confident that the floodwalls are capable of preventing run-off from any flooding in the area, he said.
Bang Phli covers 1,004 rai and is home to 130 factories that employ 25,000 workers.
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