Agricultural management systems and technologies

Irrigation and water management

Water agency seeks input on Moon River Basin plan

Nakhon Ratchasima: The Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR) yesterday kick started public consultations to draw up a water-management plan for the Moon River Basin.The plan is urgently needed to tackle severe drought and floods in 10 northeastern provinces, it says.Keep reading ...

Prasit Tangprasert

Equalising Thailand’s water management requires grassroots inclusion

Shortages of water are a huge problem for Thailand. The government’s attempts to promote industrial investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) — Chon Buri, Rayong and Chachoengsao — has caused water demand in the region to rise drastically. This has diverted water away from ...

Water to be diverted into Chao Phraya

The National Water Resource Committee has approved a plan to divert more water from the Mae Klong River into the Chao Phraya to reduce salinity and maintain the quality of raw water for tap water production.Panel chairman and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said the ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

EEC panel OKs water management strategy

The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Policy Committee on Friday approved water management plans for both the short and long terms to ensure sufficient water supply.Kanit Sangsubhan, secretary-general of the EEC Office, said the short-term plan covers three projects comprising water diversion from Khlong Sapan to ...

Chatrudee Theparat

Water management agencies host public talk to treat this year drought [Video]

The Office of the Royal Society and the Office of National Water Resources and other water management sectors have held talks on the “2020 Drought and Salinity in the Water System”, seeking both short term and long term solutions.Keep watching ...

Maps coming to show where the water goes

The Office of the National Water Resources will by 2021 be distributing a water-flow “map” that both state officials and citizens can use to better manage resources during drought and floods as well as under normal conditions.General secretary Somkiat Prajumwong said the map will use ...

The Nation Reporter

Government takes measures to combat salty tap water [Video]

An influx of seawater causing salty tap water in and around Bangkok homes has prompted authorities to seek a  sustainable solution.Keep watching ...

Building a digital water management system for Thailand

Effective water management is crucial for both Thailand’s large agricultural sector and for its fast developing high-tech manufacturing sector. Cloudasset’s Digital Solution for Water Management integrated over 40 databases and data from satellites and over 30,000 sensors to provide Thailand with near real-time monitoring & ...

Water system useless for three years, village stays parched

The water supply system in the Mukdahan village of Ban Wong Phra Chan has never worked in its three years of existence, village headman Songka Deeduangphan told reporters on Wednesday (February 5).The system was installed in 2017 for the benefit of people living in a ...

The Nation Reporter

Gen Prawit confident water will be sufficient in dry season

Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwon has investigated the drought situation in Chiang Mai province and provided groundwater wells to local villagers.Gen Prawit met with villagers at Simaram temple in San Klang district of Chiang Mai province and presided over a ceremony to provide them ...

Tewit Kemtong

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