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  1. 11. news | 31 Dec 2014

    Govt backs B100bn water plans

    POLITICS

    Newspaper section: News

    » About 10,000 projects will be implemented to combat floods and droughts as part of the government's 12-year water management plan for 2015-2026, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said. 

  2. 12. news | 13 Feb 2015

    RID floats 2-year tap water target for 7,500 'dry' villages

    irrigation

    By Patsara Jikkham, Newspaper section: News

    » The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has set a two-year target to provide tap water for nearly 7,500 villages that suffer repeated water shortages. 

  3. 13. news | 17 Jan 2015

    RID warns of salt water flow inland

    Newspaper section: News

    » The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has warned that salt water could head inland on Wednesday due to a high tide at sea, affecting fresh water rivers and basins.

  4. 14. learning | 09 Jan 2015

    From poop to drinking water, Bill Gates drinks it to prove it is clean (video)

    About technology

    By Jon Fernquest

    » In poor communities around the world, human waste gets into the drinking water causing disease & death, now a machine solves the problem by turning this waste into drinking water.

  5. 15. news | 09 Jan 2015

    B900bn water plan draws protest flak

    environment

    By Apinya Wipatayotin, Newspaper section: News

    » Opposition is building to the government's lavish 900 billion baht water management plan, with the Thachin River Basin's council and its 50 water management networks planning to submit a letter in protest.

  6. 16. learning | 09 May 2014

    Royal oxen predict plentiful food, water

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » At the Royal Ploughing Ceremony at Sanam Luang ground in Bangkok on Friday morning, the sacred oxen chose water and grass from the choices offered them, which was interpreted as a forecast there will be abundant water an...

  7. 17. learning | 03 Apr 2014

    Water 'unsafe' for Songkran

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Water quality at Tha Phae, the most popular spot for water splashing in Chiang Mai, is substandard and needs improvement before Songkran, pollution officials say.

  8. 18. learning | 11 Feb 2014

    Water shortage in Bangkok?

    About water

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With water levels in dams & rivers very low, if farmers plant 2nd crop rice then risk of water shortage in Bangkok.

  9. 19. learning | 09 May 2012

    Where to put floodwater? Undergound.

    About the floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Since ancient times Thailand has dreamed up new ways to manage water for farming, storing water underground is one way to get rid of too much water.

  10. 20. learning | 19 Apr 2012

    Rich farmers move in, use up all the water

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Small farmers left without water after large rich farmers from other provinces move in, start big farms & use up all the water.

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