Thailand: BMA Dredges Sewer Pipes to Improve Drainage Capacity

 

As the rainy season is due to begin in early June, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is prepared to dredge sewer pipes in the capital in a bid to improve drainage capacity.

The BMA said the focus would be on Chaeng Wattana Road where flooding has been reported throughout all rainy seasons.

The Department of Drainage and Sewerage found that soil, food leftovers, and other waste severely clogged up pipes near Prapa and Prem Prachakorn canals. Residents in the area have been urged to refrain from disposing waste into sewer pipes for the time being.

The BMA has also installed water pumps near the Government Complex and nearby sites to help drain water into Prem Prechakorn canal.

Press release, June 5, 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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