Trash, filthy water still a major problem (Bangkok)

People living in inundated Bangkok districts are still struggling with trash and complaining about stinking and filthy flood waters.

Rubbish collected from Sai Mai, Thawee Watthana, Nong Khaem, Don Muang and Bang Khae districts is less than half of the usual amount.

Since the runoff raged into the capital, garbage trucks have been unable to make their rounds in many heavily flooded zones and mounting piles of garbage have further polluted the flood water.

To treat the water, effective micro-organism balls and liquid have been mixed in and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has recruited 915 volunteers to rake the refuse out of the flooded zones.

Read more in The Nation


About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is:
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