PM Prayut wants to fix Bangkok’s smelly canals

It’s no secret that Bangkok stinks. When Closet take a breath of “fresh air” on the street, it’s not rare for a concoction of barbecued hen, air pollution and sewage to enter your nostril. Even after living in Bangkok for a selection of years, the smell never will get any less pungent, particularly in the summer months. The issue is untreated wastewater operating by way of Bangkok’s subterranean tunnels, wafting upwards via the open sewage grates. It’s no surprise that Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha needs to make Bangkok’s waterways smell higher.
The Ong Ang canal, residence to the Ong Ang strolling street, used to be generally known as Bangkok’s stinkiest canal. However, the state of affairs improved lots after a five 12 months beautification process. Despite the efforts, problems are returning. PM Prayut visited the realm yesterday to listen to local people’s plights regarding the canal and connecting waterways. The authorities has agreed to take motion on two problems: sewage and flooding.
The Department of Drainage and Sewerage goes to open up the Ong Ang canal’s drainage system to increase water circulation into the Bang Lamphu canal. Hopefully, increased circulation will quell the putrid scent of sewage in the area. Stagnant water creates breeding grounds for those nasty black and white mosquitoes that spread Dengue fever, so increasing the water flow should also scale back mosquito propagation, which might be appreciated by locals and vacationers alike.
Yaowarat Soi 35 in Chinatown has confronted issues with flooding due to clogged drains. An investigation revealed that construct ups of grease are the issue. Remote has unblocked the drains and has requested road vendors and restaurants to not throw food waste into the sewers to forestall the issue from recurring. Grease traps have additionally been put in in affected areas.
Baby steps, but for now, Bangkok nonetheless smells..

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