Thailand works to alleviate drought, smog problems in all areas World

Thailand works to alleviate drought, smog problems in all areas

Due to the drought situation and the severe problems of dust and haze, the Thai government has ordered the Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation (DRRAA) to review the annual royal rainmaking action plan to alleviate problems for people in all regions, said the Department’s Director General Surasee Kittimonthon said.
Thailand speeds up construction of reservoirs World

Thailand speeds up construction of reservoirs

The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) is speeding up the building of 421 Kaem Ling projects -- water reservoir projects initiated by His Majesty King Rama IX -- as water catchment areas over 1.2 million rai.
Thailand warns of water shortage in some localities World

Thailand warns of water shortage in some localities

Thailand’s Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) on October 22 urged people in some localities to brace up for water shortage that could last for eight months as the dry season is expected to begin on November 1.
Thailand takes more measures to prevent drought World

Thailand takes more measures to prevent drought

The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) of Thailand is speeding up efforts to mitigate the impacts of drought after water levels in several major reservoirs fell below the levels of last year.
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Thai PM urges gov’t agencies to cut water usage

Thailand's Prime Minister has urged government agencies to reduce their water usage by 10 percent, and disclosed the initial water management plan will focus on the management of water consumption and flood prevention.