Nakhon Sawan Rivers Dredging to Ease Flood Problems (Thailand)

Farmland in Nakhon Sawan and Tak has been hit by drought. Main rivers have been dredged to flow faster.

In Tak, agricultural areas in Mae Sot district are in a dire need of water after natural water sources dried up. Lime orchards are lacking water and some of the produce are sold at a lower price.

In the province of Nakhon Sawan, three main rivers—Ping, Nan and Chao Phraya—have less water and the flows cannot be diverted to irrigation canals. Farmers in the province are afraid that there will not be enough water to grow the second rice crop.

The Nakhon Sawan provincial irrigation office is trying to assist the farmers by dredging the rivers so that the waters flow to drought-affected areas better.

Press Release, January 13, 2014

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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