02 Oct '11, 5am

Major dams in #Thailand over capacity: 9 major dams are over 90% "full" #flooding

Major dams in #Thailand over capacity: 9 major dams are over 90% "full" #flooding

The Nation/Asia News Network Sunday, Oct 02, 2011 Bangkok's fate may hinge on Pasak Jalasid Dam which is 135% full; North, Northeast face more rains, floods' major clean-up in Chiang Mai Eleven of the country's 26 major dams currently contain more water than their official capacity, while others are 82 to 99 per cent "full", according to the latest updates released by the Royal Irrigation Department yesterday. The news came as 23 provinces remain flooded and a new tropical storm was expected to bring more rains. Pasak Jalasid Dam in Lop Buri, which is credited for preventing severe flooding in Bangkok since its completion in 1999, has 135 per cent of its capacity, according to the RID website (water.rid.go.th). Nine major dams are over 90 per cent "full", including Sirikit Dam in Uttaradit (99 per cent), Ubon Ratchathani's Sirindhorn Dam (95 per cent), and Bhumibol Dam in ...

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