Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:38
REPORT: Pursuing holistic water management solutions
Deputy Prime Minister General Chatchai Salikulya would not say directly if the plan to build the controversial Mae Wong dam in order to prevent floods and save the drought-plagued Lower Sakae Krang basin would be scrapped, but he affirmed that concerned parties had at least reached a “resolution” – for now.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
Tunnel under canal heads Bt13 billion anti-flood works
A TUNNEL under a canal in Bangkok aimed at alleviating the capital’s chronic flooding woes is among two water management projects totalling Bt12.9 billion that have won government approval.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
Researchers develop accurate rainfall predicting algorithm
RESEARCHERS HAVE successfully developed Thailand’s first satellite-based algorithm to accurately estimate rainfall for better water management and flood prevention.
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
Nod for Bt631-bn EEC, water projects
THE CABINET yesterday approved a budget of Bt631 billion to develop five infrastructure projects on the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), and seven water management projects.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Storms bring portents of heavy rains next week
THAILAND is bracing for a series of heavy rains brought by two approaching storms during the next seven days, while people living downstream of dams asked for thoughtful water management to minimise impacts from water discharge.
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, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
Pilot project to irrigate Myanmar’s dry zone
Farmers living in the central dry zone will no longer have to fight for water thanks to a pilot project funded by Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT), International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and other partners, officials said.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 01:00
Satellite technology key to sustaining water resources
SATELLITE technology and comprehensive water management concepts are essential to ensure the sustainability of the country’s water resources, an academic says.
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:34
Environmental Conflicts in Asia
While India records the highest number of environmental conflicts arising mostly from nuclear, water management, biomass and land conflicts in the world, Bhutan records none.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: A leap of faith in flood control
THE FLOOD-TO-FIELD DIVERSION SCHEME ATTEMPTS TO SOLVE THE CHRONIC ANNUAL PROBLEM, BUT MANY CHALLENGES LIE AHEAD
Wed, 30 May 2018 15:24
Water management firm signs Vietnam deal
WHA Utilities and Power PLC has announced the establishment of its subsidiary to invest in and operate water businesses in the WHA Hemaraj Industrial Zone in Nghe An Province, Vietnam, with a business licence for 49 years.
Sun, 31 Dec 2017 01:00
Govt to speed up new water authority
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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:00
Thailand to avoid Mekong blasting plan at China talks
THAILAND will highlight water management, connectivity, sustainable development and people-to-people relations when Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai joins the 3rd Lancang-Mekong foreign ministers meeting in Dali, China, next week.
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 17:41
PTTEP recognized as global leader in sustainable water and climate management
Lawan Pornsakulsakdi , vice president, Environment Management Department of PTT Exploration and Production recently received Water A List award in recognition of PTTEP’s outstanding sustainable water management practice.
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:00
New water management chiefs get thumbs up
WATER EXPERTS have welcomed the appointment of Somkiat Prajamwong, director-general of the Royal Irrigation Department (RID), as the new director of the National Water Resources Management.