Published: Apr 10, 2019
AFTER FOUR decades of protesting against Rasi Sala Dam and suffering the consequences, the woes of villagers in Si Sa Ket, Surin and Roi Et are finally coming to an end after the Cabinet approved Bt599.97 million for their compensation, Royal Irrigation Department (RID) deputy chief Manas Kamnerdmanee said yesterday.
Published: Mar 21, 2019
MOST OF THAILAND will face drought and water shortages this year based on both current water supplies and weather forecasts, but the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) insists that, with good management of resources, we won’t go thirsty.
Published: May 13, 2018
MANY reservoirs are already brimming with water prior to the predicted “wetter than average” rainy season, while the authorities claimed they had already learnt from past mistakes and prepared in advance to cope with the worrying water situation ahead.
Published: Dec 31, 2016
THE Royal Irrigation Department has said that it would activate many irrigation projects this year amid warnings from experts that large-scale irrigation projects often result in conflict while urging the government to invest in small-scale local reservoirs instead.