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Pramote backs City Hall in sandbags row

Drain blocking a crisis response, says BMA

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  • Writer: Supoj Wancharoen & Pradit Ruangdit
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Water expert and former director-general of the Royal Irrigation Department Pramote Maiklad has backed the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) in the sandbags controversy. 

The Water and Flood Management Commission (WFMC) and the BMA are locked in a dispute over the placement of sandbags in the city's drains.

The WFMC said the sandbags disrupt water drainage, while the BMA claimed it is part of the city's flood prevention measures.

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