The Water and Flood Management Commission (WFMC) is considering cutting a section of the Khlong Bang Kruan canal through fields in Kabin Buri and Sri Maha Phot districts to drain floodwaters into the Bang Pakong River.
Teach a man how to fish: An enterprising Prachin Buri resident hauled his fish net to the side of the main highway just outside the main provincial town, took a seat on a kilometre-marker, and every so often pulled up his net and collected the fish. (Second fishing photo below. Photos by Pattanapong Hirunard)
Digging the canal over the 52km-distance proposed would cost about 3 billion baht, Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi, who is also WFMC chairman, said.
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