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- Published: 21/10/2010 at 06:32 AM
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to cause something to change direction; to use something for a different purpose เบนเส้นทางเดินน้ำ, เบี่ยงเบน
Water was being diverted at a rate of 400 cubic metres a second to the Moon River which flows into the Mekong River in Ubon Ratchathani's Khong Chiam district.
Israel had warned it would halt the vessel and divert it to the southern Israeli port of Ashdod if it entered Gaza waters.
Environmentalists blamed China for restricting the river's flow with four dams on the upper Mekong, but Beijing insisted the dam reservoirs were not used for irrigation so no water was diverted.
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