BMA Removing Weeds From Chao Phraya River
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is removing unwanted plants from the Chao Phraya River.
Deputy Governor of Bangkok, Pattarut Tantaranon led authorities and representatives of several agencies in a water hyacinth removal operation, stretching 5 kilometers along the Chao Phraya River.
Agencies joining the deputy governor were Phra Ratchawang Police Station, the Marine Department, the Department of the Environment, the Department of Drainage and Sewerage, Phra Nakhon District Office, and the military.
According to Pattarut, water plant traps and barriers as well as automatic strainers have been set up along the main waterway to prevent clogged drains. The deputy governor took the opportunity to ask residents residing on the river banks to help keep the water clean.