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The Water and Flood Management Commission (WFMC) has resolved to build two large dams on the Yom River and 17 smaller dams on its tributaries as an alternative to its highly controversial Kaeng Sua Ten dam project. 

Workers reinforce a section of the concrete embankment at Khlong Prapa canal in Nonthaburi close to Dhurakij Pandit University yesterday, to help ward off possible floods this year. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL

Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi, the commission's chairman, said the Upper and Lower Mae Yom dams will replace the contentious Kaeng Sua Ten dam as the government tackles flooding and drought on the Yom basin.

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