Bangkok governor vows to end annual flooding in capital

Authentic of Bangkok has pledged to finish the flooding that plagues the capital every year and says he has the instruments to do it. Aswin Kwanmuang says the construction of another 2 underground water tanks, along with 2 which were accomplished, will be done within the subsequent 2 years, helping to place an finish to Bangkok’s ongoing flood points.
According to a Bangkok Post report, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration boss says the venture, which has been operating since 2018, will put an end to flood distress in the capital. With 2 underground retention tanks built, work has now begun on another 2. Together, the four tanks will have capacity to carry the runoff from up to 100 millimetres of rain every day. The tanks will help four areas of the capital that are significantly vulnerable to flooding, stopping injury to property, assuaging site visitors congestion, and defending the city’s economy.
On Monday, Aswin presided over an opening ceremony for 2 tanks in Rachvipa and Srinagarindra. The Rachvipa tank is positioned within the Chatuchak district, beneath a flyover on Ratchadaphisek Road, near Vibhavadi junction. The tank is connected to the primary sewage system via a 1.80-metre-wide drainage pipe, which will maintain the excess runoff from Ratchadaphisek Road, which might be discharged into the Chao Phraya River.
The Srinagarindra tank, in the Bang Kapi district, has been positioned underneath the interchange between Srinagarindra and Krung Thep Kritha Roads. The tank will hold excess runoff, which might be emptied into the public canal, preventing flooding within the area from Lam Sali and Krung Thep Kritha Intersections to Klong Kacha canal and different close by areas.
Aswin says the tanks have the capacity to carry 10,000 cubic metres of water and one other 2 tanks are under building. The third will have capability to carry 1,000 cubic metres of water and will be positioned underneath the Bang Khen roundabout. The fourth tank can maintain 1,200 cubic metres and is being built beneath Asok-Din Daeng Road, close to Soi Sutthiphon 2..

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