Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:00
Drastic reduction in Mekong sediment flows much larger than expected: new study
A new study shows that sediment transport and deposition in the Mekong River have been drastically altered due in part to infrastructure development, riverbed mining, land use change and climate change.
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:50
Weather damages Ton Sai, some beaches remain closed
The team conducted a thorough survey and found that there were some soil and stones which collapsed while some sandy sediment flew into the upper dam, the lower dam and in the stream.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:44
Residents angry as dredged sediment dumped at Pranburi Beach
Residents of Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Pranburi District have complained to the Marine Department after 37,500 tonnes of muddy sediment, dredged from the navigation channel at the Hua Hin–Pattaya ferry pier, was dumped on Pranburi Beach.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:50
Mekong dams threaten 60m: academics
Delta fertility at risk as sediment blocked upstream
Fri, 06 May 2016 01:00
Villagers oppose plan to clean Klity Creek
THE KLITY Creek will be cleaned within this year with the lead slag being buried and dykes being built to trap the contaminated sediment, as per the Pollution Control Department (PCD)’s plans.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:54
High radiation found in rivers near wrecked Japan nuclear plant
Tokyo - High levels of radioactive materials were detected in sediment in rivers near a crippled Japanese nuclear power plant, local government officials said Tuesday.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00
Mekong dams causing problems for Vietnamese farmers in delta
Fish migration and sediment flow hit; threat from more seawater intrusion
Mon, 26 May 2014 00:00
Gulf gives and it takes away: cause of erosion, sediment
THE SOUTHERN coastline erosion - particularly in Narathiwat, Pattani, Songkhla and Nakhon Si Thammarat - has become severe and is leading to new issues, including a dispute over alluvion land - an area built up by sediment.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 00:00
Clean-up of creek to kick off this week
Lead sediment to be removed; villagers to be given compensation
Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00
A third of coastal reefs destroyed by sediment
More than a third of all coral reefs near coastal areas around the country have been destroyed by sediment from land developments to build hotels, resorts and private homes.
Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00
Coastal development destroying reefs off phuket
Massive land development in Phuket province will be strictly controlled by environmental regulations after findings that large amounts of sediment caused by construction has destroyed a large area of coral reefs and marine ecosystems.
Sun, 06 Nov 2011 00:00
Take the bend out of the Chao Phraya
Year after year, a riverbed (the bottom of a river) slowly rises due to silt, sediment and debris and each cubic metre of those accumulations displaces an equal quantity of water, thus restricting the flow of the river and causing the river to eventually