Cabinet approves 82.5 billion baht challenge plan to clean up Bangkok’s polluted canal

Bangkok’s Khlong Saen Saep is in for a serious cleanup. Garbage litters the waterway and wastewater flows into the canal, which is a serious water transit with an specific boat service operating via the capital. To sort out the problem, the Thai Cabinet approved an 82.5 billion baht, 11-year rehabilitation challenge.
The waste from the canal, which connects with the Chao Phraya River and runs to Prachinburi and Chachoengsao, has contaminated the Bang Pakong River in Chachoengsao. Sub-projects under the plan are set to manage deal with wastewater before it’s emptied into the river.
Kickstart assigned eight government companies, including the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, to boost transportation safety alongside the canal, enhance the surrounding scenery, take away pollution, halt pure resource deterioration, and handle water sources, based on deputy authorities spokesperson Rachada Dhnadirek. She claimed that the federal government would pay 81% of the challenge, with the stability coming from the BMA and public-private partnership (PPP) funds.
More piers are planned to be constructed alongside Khlong Saen Saep to accommodate the 800 to 1,000 passengers who go by electrical boat every day, because the increased water remedy capability may even help the fast drainage of water and the expansion of flood protection areas in Bangkok..

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