Despite the low level and discoloration of water in the Mabprachan Reservoir, Pattaya is not facing a water shortage, as the city has numerous other resources, the Provincial Waterworks Authority said.
A dryer than normal rainy season has Pattaya Waterworks Authority officials preparing backup plans should East Pattaya run low on tap water. PWA regional manager Suthat Nuchtpal said the Mabprachan Reservoir is running dangerously low, restricting the utility’s ability to turn hard water into tap water.
Chonburi teams took two of five major races at the Pattaya Traditional Long Boat Tournament. The crew of the Yuttakananwa won 100,000 baht and the HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn trophy for the second time by taking the 55-paddler long boat category race while...

Longboat racing returns to Pattaya Nov. 23-24

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 16:31
Thailand’s top long-boat racers will compete for cash and prizes at the 13th Pattaya Traditional Long Boat Tournament this weekend at Mabprachan Reservoir.
A German bicyclist spent three hours in a muddy ditch at the Mabprachan Reservoir before being pulled out by rescuers. Wolf Minderjahn, 69, drove into the ditch on his mountain bike after getting separated from a friend in an unfamiliar part of the reservoir Sept. 17....
The Provincial Waterworks Authority says a new pipeline set to come online soon should reduce water shortages faced by South Pattaya residents. The pipe connecting the Mabprachan Reservoir with the Chaknok water-processing station is in the final inspection stages and will become yet another source of...

Boy, 13, drowns at Mabprachan Reservoir

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 16:43
A teenager rope swinging into Mabprachan Reservoir died when he jumped too far out and drowned. Sawang Boriboon Foundation rescuers pulled the body of Rattapol Kaetthong, 13, from the Pong lake Feb. 11. Witnesses said Rattapol and his friends had tied a rope to a neem tree...
Nongprue villagers have begun cutting banana tree branches into logs that will be cut into flower boats for Loy Krathong. The tree pieces will be soaked in water, cut into logs, and skinned into pieces to be sold at wholesale markets and to flower shops for...

Longboat racing returns to Pattaya Nov. 17-18

Thursday, 15 November 2012 14:45
Thailand’s top long-boat racers will compete for cash and prizes at the 12th Pattaya Traditional Long Boat Tournament Nov. 17-18 at Mabprachan Reservoir.
The heavy overnight rains certainly added a different challenge when traditional buffalo racing came to Mabprachan Reservoir in Pattaya Aug. 19, along with a festival that also featured greased pole climbing and a duck rodeo.
Cabinet ministers accepted a proposal to deepen Mabprachan Reservoir after inspecting the Pattaya-area lake to determine if expansion would help resolve water scarcity issues.
Chonburi officials will propose deepening the Mabprachan Reservoir to help combat water scarcity problems when a Transportation Ministry budget panel meets in Pattaya later this month.

Patta Village hosts party to thank buyers

Tuesday, 03 January 2012 16:28
Developers of a Siam Country Club-area housing development thanked buyers of its single and two-story houses and announced the launch of another project.

Dogs for dogs

Thursday, 01 December 2011 10:22
Editor; On Saturday 19th of November the Mad Dogs MC held their first poker run in support of the Mabprachan Animal Shelter. Eighty-six big bikes took part and through donations and sponsorships 200,000 baht was raised for the shelter. The ride organisation by “The Dogs” was...

Past champs repeat at Pattaya longboat races

Thursday, 01 December 2011 10:29
Past champions prevailed at Pattaya’s 11th International Long Boat Races, as last year’s winning teams took the trophies to the two feature races.

Longboat racing returns to Pattaya Nov. 19

Thursday, 17 November 2011 13:58
Thailand’s top long-boat racers will compete for cash and prizes at the 11th Pattaya Traditional Long Boat Tournament Nov. 19-20 at Mabprachan Reservoir.
The bright Christmas star lingered over the Mabprachan reservoir on Boxing Day, casting its brilliant rays over the humble household of the Dibbayawan family. This was a sign informing family and friends that another celebration was taking place to commemorate the season of joy and...
Thai rowers beat out Vietnam and Laos to win the 10th Pattaya International Longboat competition at Mabprachan Reservoir last month. Teams from Cambodia, Hong Kong, Laos, Macao, Myanmar, Taiwan and Vietnam took part in the Nov. 20-21 festival, which saw large crowds of locals and tourists...

Annual Longboat race this weekend

Tuesday, 23 November 2010 11:11
The 10th Pattaya International Longboat Race takes place this weekend at Mabprachan Reservoir. A joint collaboration between Pong Municipality, Chonburi PAO, Pattaya City, TAT Pattaya office and the private sector, the races will be held on Saturday and Sunday November 20 and 21.