BANGKOK, 12 June 2012 – His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been awarded a patent for the innovation of a water treatment system using trough plants in conjunction with an aerator.
His Majesty the King, on Monday, graciously granted an audience to Secretary-General of the Chaipattana Foundation Dr. Sumet Tantivechakul, who led Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom and entourage, to present His Majesty with Patent No. 29091, issued on 9th November 2010, for the royally initiated water treatment system using trough plants in conjunction with an aerator.
With the objective of solving the problem of wastewater, a number of innovations have been created under HM the King’s royal initiative. For instance, the “Chaipattana Aerator”, patented on 2nd February 1993, and the RX-5C Water-Air Pump Aerator, patented on 19th April 2001.
The water treatment system using trough plants in conjunction with an aerator helps increase oxygen in the water while setting up a plant trough to improve water quality. The system shows his royal determination to help better the lives of his royal subjects by improving water quality for a more sustainable life.