• Sat, 01 Sep 2018 11:43
    Swamped villagers plead with Phetchaburi Dam to speed up water release
    With their houses and farmlands underwater for over a month, villagers in Phetchaburi’s Tha Yand district on Saturday pleaded with authorities to increase the speed of water release from Phetchaburi Dam.
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  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 11:06
    Vajiralongkorn Dam speeds up water release, some low-lying flooding expected
    Low-lying areas downstream of the Vajiralongkorn Dam in Kanchanaburi may be affected by an increase in the speed of water released from the dam starting on September 4, according to its director.
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  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    Water management tools no longer effective: forum
    UNPREDICTABLE and extreme rainfall patterns caused by climate change make the management of water in reservoirs very challenging.
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:34
    Flood, landslide alerts for areas downstream from six dams
    Areas downstream from six dams have been warned of possible flooding, river overflowing and landslides due to the deluge of water being released from the brimming reservoirs, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DPMD) chief Chayapol Thitisak said on Tuesday.
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 22:18
    Water heater specialists open Phuket operation
    Stiebel Eltron, a manufacturer of water heaters, water filters and hand-dryers, has officially opened its Service Centre in Phuket.
  • Sun, 05 Aug 2018 19:29
    Phetchaburi braces for water release from upstream dam
    The Public Health Ministry has instructed hospitals in downstream areas that will be affected by the release of water from dams to move their medical supplies and equipment to higher ground and take measures to tackle possible flooding of their premises.
  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 13:58
    Floods bring sickness, warns health chief
    People living in flood-affected provinces have been warned of waterborne illnesses, including pink eye (conjunctivitis), leptospirosis and diarrhoea, as well as three common threats from snake and insects, parasites and drowning.
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
    Rising Mekong triggers worries of more devastation
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:19
     Floods from Laos dam collapse force evacuations in Cambodia
    Attapeu , Laos - The torrent of water unleashed in a deadly Laos dam collapse has drained into Cambodia, forcing thousands to be evacuated, as rescuers on Thursday battled monsoon rains to find scores of Laotians still missing after whole villages were washed away. 
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  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 14:04
    Rains hamper search for survivors after Laos dam collapse
    Attapeu , Laos - Rescuers battled fresh rains Thursday to reach scores of people still missing after a dam collapse in southern Laos that unleashed a torrent of water, washing away whole villages and killing at least 26 people.
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  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 15:47
    Hundreds of downstream houses flood as Laos subdam breached
    Hundreds of households in Laos were heavily flooded on Monday night after a large amount of water overflowed a saddle dam section of Xe Pian dam following heavy rainfall in the country’s southern province of Attapeu.
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  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:00
    Cloud brightening, 'sun shields' to save Barrier Reef
    Australia announced plans Friday to explore concepts such as firing salt into clouds and covering swathes of water with a thin layer of film in a bid to save the embattled Great Barrier Reef.
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  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 18:30
    Search efforts for missing youths suspended Monday afternoon due to high level of water inside the cave
    Rescue efforts to locate the missing young footballers and his coach in a cave in Chiang Rai province were suspended on Monday afternoon due to increasing water level inside the cave from heavy rain.
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  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00
    Plastic, toxins found in Antarctica
    In the latest depressing news about how we humans are destroying nature, Greenpeace reports that it discovered plastic pollution and hazardous chemicals during a recent expedition to the Antarctic. Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals.
  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
    Antarctic mission reveals remotest wilderness is poisoned by plastic 
    Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples, gathered during a recent Greenpeace expedition to the Antarctic, has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals, respectively, in the majority of samples tested.
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