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MWA issues salt warning

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Households supplied by the Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) are again being advised to stockpile water as a new round of saltwater intrusion threatens to disrupt tap water production in the city. 

Water salinity at the Samlae water production facility in Pathum Thani is predicted to peak between March 3 and 10 as low water levels in the Chao Phraya River lead to increased tidal inflow from the sea, MWA communications director Thassanee Ritsarntiwong said on Thursday.

It followed a similar warning issued last Saturday as salinity levels rose this week.

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